• Subject: Re: Flagging an individual order for partials O.K.
  • From: sjones@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 14:06:08 -0500


We would LOVE to see the same thing!!!  Our work-around for this is to have
Customer Service add comments to the order with instructions on how to
handle this order.  Not fool proof and if you want to use "smart"
pick-lists, that does not get reflected correctly either.

<rant on>
HELLO MAPICS ARE YOU LISTENING?
<rant off>

Steve Jones


                                                                                
               
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We are getting ready to go "LIVE" on Mapics 6.0 April 2, and something has
come
up that we do not have an answer for.

In MAPICS, it appears that one must, in the customer master, flag whether
Partials are acceptable or not. This is fine, but it appears that there is
no
way, on a per order basis, to tell Mapics that on a particular order,
partials
or not acceptable.

The majority of our customers are flagged as "Partials O.K.", but we VERY
often
have certain orders that need to be booked as "No Partials". (an example
would
be a board as line item one, memory as line two, disk on chip as line
three,
etc.)

The customer cannot use any of the product if just one of the lines are not
present, so in this case, the order needs to be flagged as "NO PARTIALS".

If the same customer orders 10,000 boards to build product and we have only
6,000, we would want to send off the 6,000, so as not to cause a "line
down"
situation.

I think there must be some others out there that have run into this
scenario
also. If so what do you do? Am I missing something???


Lloyd H. Degnon
Ampro Computers Inc.
ldegnon@ampro.com
408.360.4365


LHD
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