In Release 4.0A, it is possible to create a rough estimate of
the workload in the warehouse.
This function is aimed at those in charge in the warehouse who need this information to form the basis for the planning of workforce and for creating picking waves.
A new concept called 'warehouse process' has been introduced which is designed to describe the business processes that deal with the workloads incurred. In this Release, the warehouse processes for the rough workload estimate are as follows:
The execution of these warehouse processes is made known by the
following documents: vendor order, sales order, stock transport
order, and delivery, along with the relevant documents for
These documents form the basis for the updating of the workload data. The material documents goods receipt amd goods issue document how the workload has been dealt with; the workload data is reduced by these documents.
The key analysis levels are:
The most important key figures are:
This function will be extended in future releases to include the following:
Updating is performed using functions in the Logistics Information System. This also means that a wide range of functions are available for planning and analyzing the data.