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Quality notification

Sir,

I have a scenario like this

When ever there is sortage happen for a raw material during production

i want to make a manual notification for the sortage of material, and as per this notification they want to rice a purchase order for that material

Pls tell me how to handle this scenario and wether we want to create a new notification type itslef

pls clarify

Faisal

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I'm not sure why you can't do what you want via a quality notification. In fact I think it is a great idea! material shortages are most definitely a production issue and should be tracked. Consistently being short of raw materials is a clear sign the planning or forecasting model is not working right or that safety stock levels are not sufficiently set.

I would assume the production operator or other production person would create an internal notification and list the raw material and the defect as "raw material shortage"

I think once the notification is created you can have the task generator automatically assign a task to order additional material. This task then uses workflow to route the task to the purchasing folks.

The purchasing folks could go into the notification where you would have created an action box item to create the PO.

Once the PO is created the task could be closed.

I might have a couple of other tasks in this. One for the planner to let them know a shortage occurred. Maybe after the PO is placed, a notification to a production scheduler that the shortage happened and the expected delivery date of the new raw material. Maybe a task to review the safety stock and reorder points set in the material master.

It would take the customizations of the action box and maybe some new workflow items. But a workflow specialist could help you with that. The action box to create the PO shouldn't be to hard for you along with a good programmer.

FF

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