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Re: v10: Creating Transfers to replenish stock (move it, not purchase it).

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Josse Colpaert (jco)
- 21/11/2017 04:45:26
Dear Ray,

A warehouse corresponds normally to the whole.  It is true however that it is easier to configure through the warehouse form than through the routes.  However, here we would need to use the routes.  
To me, this corresponds to the typical case of fix picking slots with a floating reserve or replenishment use case, where you need to let down pallets e.g. to a level where instead of using a fork lift to take the entire pallet, you let the pallet down to a lower level, where it is easier to pick smaller quantities.  A lot of warehouses use this kind of system. 

There is a way to do it, but it would be good to have some feedback.  The way is to create routes for subzones below stock.  So, you would create a zone with single bottles a zone with cartons and a zone with pallets below WH/Stock e.g.  On the bottles zone, you create an orderpoint, but you have to put a min/max: e.g. 20/50 (as your delivery is from WH/Stock, not the sublocation, forecast stock won't be negative).  Then a route with a procurement rule is needed which is going to create a replenishment move from WH/Stock/Cartons to WH/Stock/Bottles.  And we need the same configuration from WH/Stock/Pallets to WH/Stock/Cartons.  

You can also still put a general orderpoint on WH/Stock for the purchase which would work with min/max 0/0.  (as you need to purchase in function of the total quantities, not just pallets) The advantage of this config is that you can also take full pallets immediately.  (otherwise you can work with normal zones, no need for subzones then)

Maybe you want the replenishment to happen manually from a report instead of automatic with the orderpoints in function of how much space you have left to put bottles/boxes. It would be good to know your experiences with it as it is a common use case.  

Greetings, 

Josse



On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 9:15 AM, Saumil Shah <saumil@evozard.com> wrote:

Hello Ray,

It is better you create P, S and B as warehouses.  Than you can use advance route functionality on warehouse.

There you can set resupply warehouse rule.

Thank you.

Hope that helps you.

Regards,
Saumil S.
Evozard Consulting Services Private Limited
EmailID: saumil@evozard.com


On Tuesday 21 November 2017 03:50 AM, Raymond Carnes wrote:

In warehouse with primary, secondary and bulk stock locations:

 

P – Primary

S – Secondary

B – Bulk

Single Bottles of Beer

Six Packs of Beer

Cartons of Beer

Cartons of Beer

Partial Pallets of Beer

Full Pallets of Beer

Replenished by moving Cartons from Location S

Replenished by moving Full Pallets from B

Replenished by purchasing more stock via Vendor PO’s.

 

Is there a way to configure Odoo with Procurement/Push Routes/Routes/Reordering rules to create transfers from:

 

S to P (when P is low)?

B to S (when S is low)?

 

All locations are in the same warehouse.

 

Any ideas, modules, examples, etc greatly appreciated.

 

Ray.


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