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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Support for replenishment of a secondary warehouse from a main warehouse
Date Fri, 25 Mar 2016 11:50:59 GMT

<!-- PRODRQM_STR: request stock transfer on .... -->

    <Enumeration description="Request stock transfer" enumCode="PRODRQM_STR"
enumId="PRODRQM_STR" sequenceId="08" enumTypeId="PROD_REQ_METHOD"/>

You have to take into consideration that when there are more than one
alternative facilities it checks each to ensure it has enough inventory.

Best regards,

Pierre Smits

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On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 12:42 PM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com>

> Hi Shrenik
> So you have:
>    - Store A (webstore) -> associated with facility 1 (webstore facility),
>    - Store B (retailstore) -> associated with facility 2 (retailstore
>    facility).
> You might consider defining a new requirementMethodEnumId that:
>    - triggers a stock move/transfer request from the webstore facility to
>    the retailstore facility when the inventory in the retailstore facility
>    falls below the threshold
> And create the appropriate function for this.
> Best regards,
> Pierre Smits
> ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>
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> On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 12:32 PM, Shrenik Bhura <
> shrenik.bhura@intelliant.net> wrote:
>> I have a use case wherein there is a website and a physical retail store.
>> Have created separate stores and facilities (for example, retail
>> warehouse and webstore warehouse) for each of them in OFBiz.
>> Both the stores share the same catalog/products.
>> However, both have different inventory management rules for the same
>> product. The inventory quantities can be independently managed via the
>> facilities tab for a product.
>> Where the difficulty crops up is the management of Requirements. A
>> product can have only one Requirement Method Enum Id (RMEI).
>> The webstore warehouse is the main facility at which replenishment from
>> suppliers and order fulfilment and shipping happens. The retail warehouse
>> is just stocked via indents from the webstore warehouse and does not issue
>> direct purchase orders to suppliers. The desired behaviour is that whenever
>> item quantity is below ATP for the retail warehouse, then a request to
>> re-stock is sent to the webstore warehouse. If it has ample quantity in
>> stock(ATP) then it should approve and initiate a transfer else it should
>> generate a requirement based on the RMEI.
>> I did find something in Opentaps to handle this situation but would
>> prefer something in pure OFBiz. I can't fathom a way to handle this
>> scenario out of the box in OFBiz or may be I am missing something obvious.
>> Before I embark on some customisation, would like to have the community's
>> thoughts on it as this seems a pretty routine scenario which others may
>> have already encountered.
>> All thoughts are welcome.
>> --
>> Shrenik Bhura
>> Founder, Intelliant
>> Intelliant: Consulting and Development of Free / Open Source Software

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