Supplier

A supplier ships us items.

Fields

Field Type Description
name non-empty string
Name of the supplier.
This is the key field and a required attribute.
description string Free format description.
category string Free format category.
subcategory string Free format subcategory.
owner resource
Suppliers can be organized in a hierarchical tree.
This field defines the parent supplier.
members list of supplier
Suppliers can be organized in a hierarchical tree.
This field defines a list of child suppliers.
available calendar
Calendar defining the holiday schedule of the supplier.
Procurements will be stretched to account for the unavailable time.
action A/C/AC/R
Type of action to be executed:
A: Add an new entity, and report an error if the entity already exists.
C: Change an existing entity, and report an error if the entity doesn’t exist yet.
AC: Change an entity or create a new one if it doesn’t exist yet. This is the default.
R: Remove an entity, and report an error if the entity doesn’t exist.

Example XML structures

Adding or changing a supplier

<plan>
  <suppliers>
    <supplier name="Company X">
      <supplieritems>
         <supplieritem>
           <item name="component A"/>
           <leadtime>P10D</leadtime>
         </supplieritem>
      </supplieritems>
    </supplier>
  </suppliers>
</plan>

Deleting a supplier

<plan>
   <suppliers>
      <supplier name="Compnay X" action="R"/>
   </suppliers>
</plan>

Example Python code

Adding or changing a supplier

sup_X = frepple.supplier(name="Company X")

Deleting a supplier

frepple.supplier(name="Company X", action="R")

Iterate over suppliers and the items they supply

for r in frepple.suppliers():
  print("Supplier:", r.name, r.description, r.category)
  for l in r.supplieritems:
    print("  Item:", l.item.name, l.leadtime, l.cost)