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From Pierre Smits <pierresm...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OFBiz MRP & Manufacturing: subcontract-work
Date Thu, 24 May 2018 16:36:54 GMT
Hey Wolfang,

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Best regards,

Pierre Smits

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On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 9:25 AM, Wolfgang Paul Rauchholz <
wp.rauchholz@gmail.com> wrote:

> Attached a simplified process description of the scenario to be
> implemented:
> Important is:
> (1) Company controls cost of out-sourced production
> (2) Company retains title of ownership of raw material @ sub-contractor
> site
>
> To make this process as automatic as possible, it would be helpful if a PO
> is created automatically when work order (WO) is released and that WO is
> closed once that PO was received.
> Is this possible?
>
> Wolfgang
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 9:37 PM, Pierre Smits <pierresmits@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Are we addressing here the supply chain involving an OEM (see [1]) where
>> one manucaturer produces parts (or even the entire product) for a
>> 'manufacturer'  that incorporates it into its product (think Foxconn
>> producing for Apple)?
>>
>> Or are we addressing the issue of having people participating in the
>> manufacturing process?
>>
>> If it is the latter case, then this becomes like a 'hiring a temp'
>> business
>> case handled between HRM and the Purchasing Department (establishing
>> service agreements) to raise the correct 'service' P.O.
>>
>> If it is the first case (supply chain) then it is way more complex.
>>
>> Looking at this from the the viewpoint of the Manufacturing Manager of
>> internal company (the party using OFBiz) and the OEM providing parts to
>> the
>> production run at the right moment in time (JIT), a task to produce the
>> part would - for some -make sense. But if we're talking JIT delivery, then
>> it is actually not a production step, but rather the delivery of the part
>> to the warehouse just before the ProductionRun (or even a task therein) is
>> started. Making it more an issue of setting correct facility and order
>> thresholds for the component in the catalog app. When the ProductionRun is
>> confirmed (in the Manufacturing component, by the Manufacturing Manager) ,
>> the ATP should be checked and if it doesn't meet the ProductionRun
>> requirements it should trigger the creation of the P.O.
>>
>> Entity-wise everything is in place. SECA-wise there might be some gaps.
>>
>> All in all there is more to this (more details - business analysis-
>>  required than outlined outlined in the various postings in this thread.
>>
>>
>> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Original_equipment_manufacturer
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Pierre Smits
>>
>> Apache Trafodion <https://trafodion.apache.org>, Vice President
>> Apache Directory <https://directory.apache.org>, PMC Member
>> Apache Incubator <https://incubator.apache.org>, committer
>> Apache OFBiz <https://ofbiz.apache.org>, contributor since 2008
>> Apache Steve <https://steve.apache.org>, committer
>>
>> On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 2:40 PM, wp.rauchholz@gmail.com <
>> wp.rauchholz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >
>> > Following up on you discussion of sub-contracting. I am testing too.
>> > I defined the BOM and routing task with type Subcontracting. This
>> routing
>> > task was assigned a routing and all components that go to the
>> subcontractor
>> > were added using 'EDIT ROUTING PRODUCT LINK'.
>> > When releasing a work order, the system does not seem to create a PO
>> > automatically.
>> > This PO should have the components attached and move the material from
>> > their inventory to the sub-contractor facility. By receiving the PO
>> back,
>> > the task in work order should close too.
>> > Am I missing something or does this functionality not exist?
>> >
>> > How do I do a BOM / routing cost roll-up over the standard BOM/routing
>> to
>> > set the standard cost?
>> >
>> > Thanks, Wolfgang
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Wolfgang Rauchholz
>
>
>
>

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