Item distributions

Defines an item that can be shipped from an origin location to a destination location.

The association can be date effective and also has a priority.

Fields

Field Type Description
item item
Reference to the item.
This is a required attribute.
The item can point to a parent level in the item hierarchy. All child items can then be distributed using this definition.
origin location Origin location from where we can ship the item.
destination location
Destination location to where we can ship the item.
The default value of this field is empty. In such case any location can be used as destination.
cost positive double Shipment cost.
leadtime duration Shipment lead time.
size_minimum positive double
Minimum size for shipments.
The default is 1.
size_multiple positive double
All shipments must be a multiple of this quantity.
The default is 0, i.e. no multiple to be considered.
size_maximum positive double
Maximum size for shipments.
The default is infinite, i.e. no maximum to be considered.
effective_start dateTime Date when the record becomes valid.
effective_end dateTime Date when the record becomes valid.
priority integer
Priority of this shipment among all other methods to replenish a buffer.
A lower number indicates that this shipment is preferred when the item is required. This field is used when the search policy is PRIORITIY.
When the priority is 0, the item distribution is not actively used during planning.
resource resource
Optionally, it refers to a resource that represents the distribution capacity.
The referenced resource will typically be of type ‘buckets’.
resource_qty positive double
Resource capacity consumed per distributed unit.
fence duration
Release fence for the purchasing operations.
New purchases cannot be proposed within this time fence after the plan current date.