Firm consolidated batch orders (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: August 30, 2012

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Master planning > Common > Planned orders. Select the planned order. On the Action Pane, on the Planned order tab, in the Process group, click Firm and Consolidate.

Use this form to firm and consolidate a bulk order and its related packed orders.

The information in this form is displayed in three separate panes. The upper pane contains basic information about the consolidated batch order. The two lower panes provide details for the bulk orders and related packed orders, respectively.

  • Consolidated batch orders ─ Displays the consolidated batch orders. You can select a consolidated batch order to firm in this pane.

  • Bulk orders ─ Displays information about the planned batch orders for the bulk items that are defined in a consolidated batch order.

  • Packed orders ─ Displays the individual batch orders for one or more packed items that are packaged with the bulk order. You can use the buttons in this pane to perform production-related functions for the selected packed order.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Tab

Description

Overview

Select a consolidated batch order to firm or update. When you select an order, the related bulk orders and packed orders appear in the appropriate panes of the form.

General

View or modify general identification and production information, such as the consolidated quantity and the status of the order.

Tab

Description

Overview

View the bulk orders and packed orders that are associated with the consolidated batch order.

General

View general identification and production information for the bulk orders and packed orders.

Dimension

View dimensions for the bulk order or packed order item.

Button

Description

Firm

Firm or view the selected consolidated order. To firm an order, select the Marking check box and then click Firm. You can firm one or multiple consolidated orders at the same time. When you firm a consolidated order, the related bulk and packed planned batch orders are also firmed.

Dimensions display

Select the dimensions to display for items in the Bulk Orders and Packed Orders panes.

Field

Description

Marking

Select the consolidated order that you want to firm. When you select a consolidated order, the related bulk orders and packed orders are displayed in the lower panes of the form.

Consolidated batch order

The identification of the consolidated batch order.

Product name

The name of the product that is defined in the consolidated batch order.

Consolidated quantity

The total quantity from the bulk orders of the consolidated order.

BOM unit

The unit of measure for the planned consolidated batch order.

Order date

The date when the planned consolidated order was created.

Time of order

The time when the planned consolidated batch order was created.

Delivery date

The requested delivery date or finish date for the production. You can use the delivery date from the operations scheduling or job scheduling when backward scheduling is used. If you perform scheduling and automatic generation of underproductions is defined, the delivery date for underproductions is set to the date when the items are used in the production. The operations for the underproduction are scheduled backward from the delivery date.

NoteNote

If a production is created directly from a sales order, the delivery is automatically transferred back to the Ship date of the order line.

Time

The time when the planned consolidated batch order is delivered.

Status

The status of the planned consolidated batch order.

Number

If the production is accessed from the Item requirement statistics form, the field contains the number of the planned order that generated the production. If the field is blank, no reference exists for the planned order. This field cannot be modified.

Item number

The identification of the bulk item or the packed item.

Req. Quantity

(Bulk order)

The sum total of the required quantities for all of the bulk orders. Any changes you make are applied to the planned bulk order when you firm the order.

Adjusted quantity

The calculated required quantity based on the extended quantities for the packed orders. After the consolidated order is firmed, the adjusted quantity is used as the quantity on the batch order.

Standard order quantity

The quantity that is usually ordered for the bulk item or packed item.

Min. order quantity

The minimum order quantity for the bulk item or packed item.

Multiple

The multiple by which quantities are incremented for the bulk item or the packed item until the minimum order quantity is met. The multiple of the formula version is used.

Max. order quantity

The maximum order quantity for the bulk item or packed item.

Allocated

The quantity of the bulk item that is currently allocated or consumed by the total number of the planned batch orders for the packed items.

Unallocated

The quantity of the bulk item that is not currently allocated or consumed by the total number of the planned batch orders for the packed items. This value is usually positive. This indicates that an excessive quantity of the bulk item is produced. You can lower the bulk quantity or increase the quantity of one or more planned batch orders for a packed item. By doing this, you can fully consume the amount of bulk item that is produced.

Req. quantity

(Packed order

The total requirement quantity for the packed item transaction, stated in inventory units.

Make Qty.

The quantity for the packed item that is produced. This value must comply with the minimum and maximum order quantities and the increments of the multiple that are defined for the packed item.

Extended Qty.

The extended unit quantity. This quantity is determined by using the same value as the calculation that is used by master planning. The calculation also includes the yield from the formula version header, in addition to any constant or variable scrap that is defined on the formula line for the bulk item.

BOM number

The identification of the packed item.

Route number

The route number of the version that is used.


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