Produmex Weigh is an extension of Produmex WMS that ensures the accurate weighing and dispensing of the materials used in production. The weighing is performed based on a weigh order that is linked to the production order.
The weighing process contains two steps:
Produmex Weigh is installed as a part of Produmex WMS. See installation process here.
If the ScaleComm service is used for defining the scale, install the ScaleComm service component as well. For more information click here.
It is recommended to avoid the asterisk (*), pipe (|) and apostrophe (’) characters in Produmex or SBO master data because these characters have a special role in Produmex products.
Make sure that conversions between the units of measurements are set up correctly on the Units of Measure - Setup (OUOM) and Weight- Setup (OWGT) SBO standard tables.
1. Set up the weighing room in the Organizational Structure.
2. Define the scales under the weighing room. One scale can belong to only one weighing room.
3. You can set the default scales for users.
Certain actions can only be performed if the user has authorization. Authorizations can be linked to a Produmex user group on the Link Usergroup to Authorization UDT. You can add the user to the user group on the User Group for PMX UDT of the Users-Setup screen.
The following actions require authorization in the Weighing flow:
|Setting / unsetting default scale||Weigh order: overrule default scale|
|Switching the scale||Weigh order: Overrule switch scale|
|Weighing outside the tolerance range||Weigh order: Overrule weight|
Define the weighing strategy of the product on the Produmex Production tab of the Item Master Data. The weighing strategy assigned for the product defines which weighing rooms can be used for weighing the components of the product.
Configure the components to be weighed on the Bill of Materials or on the production order.
Create a weight order from the production order by clicking the
Create weigh order button.
A weigh order will be created if the following verifies:
Every component that needs to be weighed will be added to the weigh order.
If the production order line has a Weigh order batch quantity value greater than 1, the production order line will be split into multiple weighing order lines. The number of lines is defined by the Weigh order batch quantity value. The quantity to weigh will be split onto equal parts. The split quantities are rounded to the number of decimals specified for the product.
Weigh orders can be opened in the following ways:
Tap the Weighing button on the touchscreen to initiate the Weighing Flow.
Select the weighing room from the list. Every active weighing room from the warehouses assigned to the touchscreen is listed. On the next screen(s) identify the stocks to weigh. The stock identification process differs based on the strategy of the selected weighing room.
If the weigh strategy of the selected weighing room is By order, weigh orders assigned to the weighing room are listed.
Select the weigh order and tap the right arrow button to proceed.
On the next screen select the component to weigh. Every weigh order line from the selected weigh order is listed.
If the weigh strategy of the selected weighing room is By item, every item from weigh orders assigned to the weighing room is listed. Select the item and tap the right arrow button to proceed.
Displayed information: Barcode- Item code, Description
On the next screen every open weigh order line that contains the selected item is listed. Select the order line and tap the right arrow button to proceed.
For more information about the displayed information please see: 2.1. Weighing room strategy is By order
On this screen the stock for the selected item available on the input location of the weighing room is listed. Goods stored on different SSCC’s or goods with different batches are displayed on separate lines.
Select the stock from the list and tap the right arrow button to proceed.
If the total quantity to weigh is weighed, the Available, the Completed and the Planned quantity is displayed in green.
If there is no stock available on the input location, a single line is shown on the screen. The Available, the Completed and the Planned quantity is displayed in red.
On this screen goods can be weighed.
The weight is displayed with red numbers on the screen. The weight is also shown on the indicator bar. The To-Do quantity is marked on the upper bar. If there is a quantity tolerance defined on the production order that is greater than zero, the tolerance range is also displayed.
Note: If the production order line has the Component weighed starting condition, the production order can be started after the total planned quantity is weighed. If the starting condition is Component part. weighe’, the production order can be started after there are weighed quantity lined to the production order line.
If a default scale is set for the user on the Default Scales tab of the Thin Client, the system uses this default scale.
If there is no default scale and there is one scale set up for the weighing room, the system uses this scale.
If there is no default scale and there is more than one scale set up for the weighing room, the system selects the scale to use based on the following logic:
Regardless of the displayed UoM, the weighed quantity will be converted to the UoM of the item before the booking.
If the Tare command is defined for the scale, an additional
Tare button is displayed on the screen. Tap the
Tare button to tare the scale.
If the Zero command is defined for the scale, an additional
Zero button is displayed on the screen. Tap the
Zero button to set the scale to zero.
If there is more than one scale on the weighing room, an additional
Switch scale button is displayed on the screen. Authorized users can change the scale during the weighing by tapping the button.
On the next screen select the scale form the list. Every active scale from the weighing room is listed.
If the user belongs to a PMX User group that is authorized for Weigh order: overrule switch scale on the Link usergroup to authorization UDT, the system changes the scale and returns to the weigh screen.
When the user is not authorized, the Login screen is displayed. The reason for requiring an authorized user is displayed on the title of the screen.
Switch Scale, the system displays the
Set Default Scale or
Unset Default Scale buttons on the Select Scale screen if the user belongs to a PMX User group that has the following authorization on the Link Usergroup to Authorization UDT:
If no default scale is set for the user on the Default Scales tab of the Thin Client, it is possible to set one with the
Set Default Scale button.
If a default scale is set for the user on the Default Scales tab of the Thin Client, it is possible to unset it with the
Unset Default Scale button and then set another one.
Weigh button to update the quantity on the selected SSCC with the weight.
The weighted stock is moved to the weighing room onto the selected SSCC. The Warehouse: a new LU has been created (700) print event is triggered and the logistic label is printed.
After the label is printed, the system returns to the weighing screen.
It is possible that the weighed quantity exceeds the available quantity. In this case a Goods Receipt document will be created to correct the inventory. The stock on the Goods Receipt document will have the same attributes as the weighed stock.
If the weighed quantity is less than the quantity on the destination SSCC, the difference will be moved back to the source SSCC on the input location of the weighing room.
1. Tap the
Other stock button to add the next SSCC to weigh.
2. On the next screen tap
Yes confirm that a new stock will be selected for weighing.
The message contains the details of the stock and the used quantity. If the measured weight in greater than zero, the weighed stock will be moved to the weighing room onto the selected SSCC.
If the weighed quantity exceeds the quantity on the SSCC, the system creates a Goods Receipt document to correct the inventory. The stock on the Goods Receipt document will have the same attributes as the weighed stock.
If the weighed quantity is less than the quantity on the SSCC, the system asks whether to remove the remaining stock or not.
Yesto remove the stock. The stock will be issued with a Goods Issue document.
Noto keep the remaining stock.
3. The system returns to the Select item to weigh screen. Select the next SSCC and tap the right arrow button.
4. The system returns to the Weigh item screen, the previous target SSCC is automatically selected.
5. Tap the
Other stock button again. It is necessary to tap the button even if there is no other stock to weigh.
Tap the Finish button to finish the weighing.
When the weighing is finished, the weighing order line is closed and the logistic units linked to the weighing order line are moved to the output location of the weighing room.
When every line of the weighing order is closed, the weighing order will be closed as well.
If the weighed quantity is not within the tolerance range of the linked production order line, authorization is required to finish the weighing.
If the user belongs to a PMX user group that is authorized for ‘Weigh order: overrule weight’ on the Link usergroup to authorization UDT, the system books the weight and closes the weighing order line.
When the user is not authorized, the Login screen will be displayed. The reason for requiring an authorized user is displayed on the title of the screen.
To see the weighing results, print the weighing report. The weighing report contains the following:
Go to the weighing order or select it on the Weighing reports tab of the Open documents report.
Previewbutton. The report preview is opened in SAP Business One.
The default report is DefaultWeighOrder.rpt.
The input parameter of the report is @weighOrderDocEntry.