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    I have an application for a small startup company that could become substantial ( The company produces printed check stand belts that are installed over the black check stand conveyor belts. These have advertising on them. A company orders these and then they are distributed for printing and then packaged for delivery. The scenario is this
    ITEM#             QUANTITY               SIZE                  ART
    1                      120                       195X46cm          artfile.001
    2                      30                       125x45cm           artfile.002
    3                      20                       135x44cm           artfile.002
    4                      180                     125x55cm          artfile.001
    The belts over 160cm must go to a different prnter than those less. The shorter belts can be printed by the long belt printers but is a second image is printed, it is more $$ to do this for the long belt printer than the small belt printer. In the end, the belts are shipped to different areas. The attached is a schematic.

    ITEM#             QUANTITY               SIZE                  ART                           CONTAINER
    1                      20                       195X46cm          artfile.001                        A
    1                      100                     195X46cm          artfile.001                        B
    ITEM#             QUANTITY               SIZE                  ART                           CONTAINER
    2                      10                       125x45cm           artfile.002                        C
    2                      20                       125x45cm           artfile.002                        D                
    3                      10                       135x44cm           artfile.002                        C
    3                      10                       135x44cm           artfile.002                        D
    4                      100                    125x55cm          artfile.001                          C
    4                      80                     125x55cm          artfile.001                           D
    I am week trying to come up with the best scheme to set up the design to handle the order, production order and packaging instructions and would appreciate any thoughts. Thanks
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    Last edited by Mike Wilson; 06-04-2012, 07:17 PM.
    Mike W
    "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"

  • #2
    Re: customer orders to production orders

    Hi Mike,

    How are you establishing which belts are over 159cm?
    Keith Hubert
    Alpha Guild Member
    KHDB Management Systems
    Skype = keith.hubert

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    • #3
      Re: customer orders to production orders

      Not being sure which area you have a problem with, and as often, a discussion brings a solution to light.
      I asses the scenario in these steps
      1. Orders captured - Item val(size)<160 to Vendor2 else vendor1 - add this field
      2. Send production instruction on that basis to the vendor
      3. packaging instruction - if delivery from vendor to store, sorted on store for each vendor, as your diagram