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1 Review Inventory Balances
FAQs for Managing Item Quantities
What's the difference between primary quantity and secondary quantity?
What's an owning party?
Can I store both consigned and owned material in the same location?
2 Manage Inventory Transactions
Create Subinventory Transfer
Subinventory Transfers: Explained
Availability Types: Explained
FAQs for Subinventory Transfers
How can I immediately transfer material between subinventories?
How can I create a subinventory transfer for consigned inventory transactions?
Create Miscellaneous Transaction
Creating Miscellaneous Transactions: Examples
FAQs for Creating Miscellaneous Transactions
What's a miscellaneous transaction?
How can I receive material that does not have a purchase order number?
How can I issue material without creating a movement request?
What's Enter Cost Details?
How can I create miscellaneous transactions against a specific owning party for consigned inventory items?
Create Interorganization Transfer
Interorganization Transfers: Explained
FAQs for Creating Interorganization Transfers
How can I create an interorganization transfer for consigned inventory transactions?
How can I prevent my interorganization transfer from triggering an ownership change?
Manage Movement Requests
Movement Requests: Explained
Movement Request Process Flow: Example
Setting Up Replenishment Movement Requests: Example
Manage Pending Transactions
Pending Transactions: Explained
FAQs for Managing Pending Transactions
What's the difference between the validated and staged transaction states?
What happens when I add a transaction to the Process Schedule?
Manage Transfer Orders
Transfer Orders: Explained
Transfer Types: Explained
Transfer Order Statuses: Explained
Transfer Orders: How They Are Processed
Oracle Social Network for Transfer Orders: Explained
FAQs for Managing Transfer Orders
What's an internal material transfer?
What's the difference between inventory and expense destination transfer orders?
Process Discrete Manufacturing Sourced Inventory Transactions
Discrete Manufacturing Sourced Inventory Transactions: Explained
Manage Lots and Serial Numbers
Selecting Lot Number Uniqueness Control: Critical Choices
Selecting Serial Number Uniqueness Control: Critical Choices
FAQs for Managing Lots and Serial Numbers
What happens to an inactive lot?
What happens when a lot expires?
What happens if I allow different lot statuses in an organization?
What happens if I select different lot generation options for lot control?
What's the difference between creating lot UOM conversions automatically and creating lot UOM conversions as a result of user confirmation?
Can I record lot and serial numbers for consigned transactions?
FAQs for Reservations and Picks
What's a reservation?
What's a pick?
What's a cycle count reservation?
What happens to reservations when I make changes to supply sources?
Confirm Pick Slips
FAQs for Confirming Pick Slips
What happens if I confirm a pick slip and navigate to ship confirm?
3 Manage Consigned Inventory From Supplier
Consumption Advice: Explained
Create Consumption Advice Process: Explained
Consumption Advice Generation Frequency: How It's Calculated
Consigned Inventory: Explained
Consigned Inventory Aging: Explained
Consigned Inventory Consumption: Explained
Consigned Inventory Lifecycle: Explained
Consumption Advice Errors and Exceptions: Explained
Returning Consigned Inventory: Examples
FAQs for Manage Consigned Inventory
How can I transfer consigned inventory to owned inventory when the aging period expires?
What's the difference between transfer to owned and transfer to consigned transactions?
Can I return material to consigned status after the generation of a consumption advice?
How can I resolve consumption advice errors?
What's the consumed quantity?
Can I pay on use for consigned inventory?
4 Understand Back-to-Back Processing
Back-to-Back Fulfillment: Explained
Reservations Handling in Back-to-Back Fulfillment: Explained
Change Management in Back-to-Back Fulfillment: Explained
FAQs for Back-to-Back Processing
What's a back-to-back transfer order?
What's the difference between a regular transfer order and a back-to-back transfer order?
5 Plan Inventory Replenishment
Min-Max Planning: Explained
Min-Max Planning Report Parameters: Points to Consider
Min-Max Planning Replenishment Quantities: How They Are Calculated
Rounding the Reorder Quantity: How It Affects Min-Max Planning Reorder Calculations
Specifying the Fixed Lot Multiple: How It Affects Min-Max Planning Reorder Calculations
FAQs for Inventory Replenishment
What's inventory organization-level min-max planning?
What's subinventory-level min-max planning?
What happens if I select the Supplier item sourcing type for replenishment?
6 Perform Cycle Counting
Cycle Counting: Explained
Create and Manage Cycle Counts
Adding Items to a Cycle Count: Explained
Cycle Count Approval Tolerances: How They Are Calculated
FAQs for Cycle Counts
What are positive and negative hit and miss percentages?
What happens if I select Adjust if Possible for serial number adjustments?
How does the cycle count handle consigned inventory?
FAQs for Creating Manual Count Schedules
Why would I create a manual count schedule?
Generate Count Schedules
Cycle Count Schedules: How They Are Generated
Generate Count Sequences
Cycle Count Sequences: How They Are Generated
FAQs for Generating Count Sequences
When should I generate count sequences?
Approve Count Sequences
FAQs for Approving Count Sequences
How can I approve count sequences for counts that are associated with consigned inventory?
Import Count Sequences
Integrating Cycle Counting With an External Application: Explained
7 Perform Physical Inventory Count
Manage Physical Inventories
Specifying Quantity Tolerance Percentages: Explained
Tag Generation Sequence: How It Is Calculated
FAQs for Managing Physical Inventories
What happens if I select different approval type options for physical inventories?
FAQs for Recording Physical Inventory Tags
What should I do with unused tags?
When should I create dynamic tags?
How can I record physical inventory tags for a consigned inventory item?
How can I create a dynamic or blank tag for a consigned inventory item?
FAQs for Post Physical Inventory Adjustments
What happens when I post physical inventory adjustments?
8 Analyze Materials Management and Logistics
Monitor Warehouse Operations Dashboard
Warehouse Operations Key Performance Indicators: Explained
Warehouse Activity Dashboard Calculations: Explained
Inventory Value KPI: How It Is Calculated
Hit or Miss Accuracy KPI: How It Is Calculated
Exact Matches Rate KPI: How It Is Calculated
FAQs for Warehouse Operation Dashboard
What's the difference between inbound shipments and outbound shipments?
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