• Subject: RE: items found in production that have already been RM-ed
  • From: "Shrader, Patrick" <pshrader@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 08:02:22 -0500

Bob,

Thanks. This is exactly what we did to correct this problem. I appreciate
your quick response.

Patrick


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Tenney [SMTP:bobtenney@earthlink.net]
> Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2001 1:42 AM
> To:   MAPICS-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      RE: items found in production that have already been RM-ed
> 
> Patrick, I assume that you are very time-constrained and that you are
> valuing inventory at standard cost. Your best approach is to forget about
> those messed-up MO's and focus on getting the physical inventory right.
> The resulting physical inventory adjustments will undo the MO errors.. If
> you use this approach be careful about two things: (1) Component items
> issued to MO's that have not been consumed should be returned to stock and
> included in the physical inventory; (2) Do not change your standard costs
> until you have updated MAPICS to reflect the physical.
>  
> Once you get past the crisis, issue new MOs for the items that were on the
> closedout MOs but not actually manufactured.
>  
> Bob Tenney
> Bob Tenney Solutions, LLC
> bobtenney@earthlink.net <mailto:bobtenney@earthlink.net>
> 404-373-5669
> 
>       ----- Original Message ----- 
>       From: Shrader, Patrick <mailto:pshrader@wkep.com> 
>       To: Mapics Mailing List <mailto:pshrader@wkep.com>
>       Sent: 01/28/01 12:49:57 AM 
>       Subject: items found in production that have already been RM-ed
> 
> 
>       We are in the middle of a physical inventory, and have run across a
>       situation that unfortunately affects a lot of items on the floor. We
> have to
>       prevent this mistake in the future, but, unfortunately, I have to
> fix its
>       problems today.
>        
>       Several MOs have production keyed (RMs) against them, and the MO has
> been
>       closed out, when in fact the production is not complete. For
> example, an MO
>       has been set up, PC/IP-ed, RM-ed, and closed. Now at inventory time
> we
>       discover that the production is not actually done for this item, but
> it was
>       keyed into the system as if it were. 
>        
>       My suggestion is to open the MO again, and do a negative RM.
> However, the
>       concern is that this will cause bigger problems without the
> supporting PC/IP
>       transactions. Will this work, or is there a better way?
>        
>       We update inventory in Batch mode, if that makes any difference (I
> can't use
>       the "R" completion code, for instance, that seems like it may work).
>        
>       Patrick Shrader
>       White Knight
>        
>        
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>  
> Bob Tenney
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>  
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