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3. Weighing process

The weighing process contains two steps: As the first step, a weighing order is created in the office environment. After the order is created, the weighing can be executed on the shopfloor.

The Weighing flow allows to weigh items whose primary UoM is the weight.

3.1. Create weigh order

Create a weight order from the production order by clicking on the ‘Create weigh order’ button. A weigh order will be created if the following verifies:

  • The production order is released
  • The product has a Weigh strategy defined on the Produmex Production tab of the Item Master Data
  • There is at least one component with the ‘Weighing needed?’ setting enabled on the production order line.

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 order
Header

  • Item code and description: The item code and description of the product.
  • Weigh strategy: The weigh strategy of the product.
  • Weighing room: Assign the weighing room to the weigh order by selecting it from the dropdown list. Every weighing room from the warehouse of the production order that matches the weigh strategy of the product will be listed alphabetically. The default weighing room is the first room on the list.
  • Number: The document number of the order.
  • Status: The status of the order.
  • Priority: The order The order priority.
  • Due date: The due date of the weigh order. The due date of the weigh order is the same as the due date of the production order.
  • Production order: The base production order.

Grid

  • Item code and description: The item code and description of the material that has to be weighed.
  • Quantity to weigh: The quantity that has to be weighed based on the planned quantity on the production order.
  • Picked quantity: The quantity that is already weighed.
  • Open quantity: the quantity that still needs to be weighed.
  • UoM: The unit of measurement of the item defined on the Produmex Inventory tab of the Item Master Data.

Weigh order

Weigh orders can be opened in the following ways:

  • To see the open weigh order linked to the production order, click on the View > Open weigh order button on the production order.
  • To see every open weigh order, go to the Weigh order screen of the Open Document Reports.
  • Select Weigh orders from Produmex > Production to open the Weigh order form.

Click on the icon on the Menu Bar to refresh the screen.

3.2. Execute weighing

3.2.1. Initiate flow

Press the Weighing button on the touchscreen to initiate the weighing flow.

3.2.2. Select the weighing room

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.

Select weighing room

3.2.3. Identify component to weigh

3.2.3.1. Weighing room strategy is By order

If the weigh strategy of the selected weighing room is By order, weigh orders assigned to the weighing room are listed.

Select weigh order

Displayed information:

  1. Weigh order number
  2. Production order number
  3. Product item code and description

Select the weigh order and press 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.

Displayed information:

  1. Production order
  2. Component item code - description - barcode
  3. Weight order number/line
  4. Product item code and description
  5. Open quantity/Quantity to weigh

Select item to weigh

3.2.3.2. Weighing room strategy is By item

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 press the right arrow button to proceed.

Displayed information: Barcode- Item code, Description

Select item

On the next screen every open weigh order line that contains the selected item is listed. Select the order line then press the right arrow button to proceed.

For more information about the displayed information please see: 2.1. Weighing room strategy is By order

3.2.4. Select stock

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 then press the right arrow button to proceed.

Displayed information:

  1. Item code and description
  2. Available quantity (on the SSCC)
  3. Completed quantity
  4. Planned quantity
  5. Batch
  6. BBD
  7. SSCC

Select item to weigh image

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.

No stock

3.2.5. Weigh item

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.

  • If the weighed quantity is within the tolerance range, the weight is displayed in green.
  • If the weighed quantity is less than the minimum range, the weight is displayed in yellow.
  • If the weighed quantity exceeds the maximum range, the weight is displayed in red.

To continue the weighing process with the next SSCC/batch, press the ‘Other stock’ button. The weight will be automatically added to the selected SSCC. For more information please see: 3.2.5.2. Other stock

To update the quantity on the selected SSCC with the weighed quantity, press the ‘Weigh’ button. For more information please see: 3.2.5.1. Weigh

To finish the weighing, press the ‘Finish’ button. For more information please see: 3.2.5.3. Finish

If there is more than one scale in the weighing room, an additional ‘Switch scale’ button is displayed on the screen. Press this button to switch the scale. Please note: Authorized personnel is required for switching the scale. For more information please see: 3.2.5.3. Switch scale button

If the ‘Tare’ command is defined for the scale, an additional <Tare> button is displayed on the screen. Press 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. Press the <Zero> button to set the scale to zero.

If the production order line has the ‘Component weighed’ starting condition, then the production order can be started after the total planned quantity is weighed. If the starting condition is ‘Component part. weighed’, the production order can be started after there are weighed quantity lined to the production order line.

Displayed information:

  1. Production order number, Product
  2. Weigh order, The item code of the component to weigh
  3. Batch number, Second batch number, Best before date of the component
  4. SSCC where the stock to be weighed is located
  5. Planned quantity: The planned quantity on the production order. The quantity is displayed in the UoM and accuracy of the scale in use.
  6. To-do quantity: The quantity that still needs to be weighed. The quantity is converted to the UoM of the scale and are rounded up to the accuracy of the scale.
  7. Available quantity: The available quantity on the logistic unit. The quantity is converted to the UoM of the scale and are rounded up to the accuracy of the scale.
  8. List of the target SSCC’s. On this box every SSCC created for the producton order line is listed. To move the weighed stock to an existing SSCC, select the SSCC. To move the weighed stock to a new logistic unit, select the <new> line.
  9. The weighed quantity. The quantity is converted to the UoM of the scale and are rounded up to the accuracy of the scale.
  10. The name of the scale currently in use.

If there is more than one scale set up for the weighing room, the system selects the default scale based on the following logic:

  • If the scales have identical parameters, the default scale will be the first in alphabetical order
  • If the scales have different parameters, the default scale will be selected by evaluating the following:
    • The quantity to weigh extended with the tolerance falls within the Minimum weight and the Maximum weight of the scale
    • Scale with higher accuracy

Regardless of the displayed UoM, the weighed quantity will be converted to the UoM of the item before the booking.

Weigh item image

3.2.5.1. Weigh button

Press the ‘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.

3.2.5.2. Other stock button

Press the ‘Other stock’ button to add the next SSCC to weigh.

On the next screen press the ‘Yes’ button to confirm that a new stock will be selected for weighing. The message will contain 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.

System message 1

If the weighed quantity exceeds the quantity on the SSCC, the system will create 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 will ask whether to remove the remaining stock or not.

  • Press the ‘Yes’ button to remove the stock. The stock will be issued with a Goods Issue document.
  • Press the ‘No’ button to keep the remaining stock.

System message 2

The system will return to the 3.2.4. Select stock screen. Select the next SSCC. When the system returns to the Weigh item screen, the previous target SSCC is automatically selected.

3.2.5.3. Finish button

Press 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.

  • If an authorized user logs in, the booking is processed.
  • If an unauthorized user logs in, an error message is displayed and the booking is not processed.

Authorization

3.2.5.4. Switch scale button

If there are 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 pressing this button.

On the next screen select the scale form the list. Every active scale from the weighing room is listed.

Select scale

Displayed information: Scale name (Scale code)

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, then the system changes the scale and returns to the weigh screen.

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.

  • If an authorized user logs in, the system changes the scale and returns to the Weighing screen.
  • If an unauthorized user logs in, an error message is displayed and the system will not change the scale.

Authorization

To see the weighing results, print the weighing report. The weighing report contains the following:

  • Weigh order details
  • Weighed quantity, UoM and the user who performed the weighing
  • Overrule task and the user who performed it

Go to the weighing order or select it on the Weighing reports tab of the Open documents report.

Press the Print button. On the opening screen select the report type and the printer. Only ‘Weigh order’ type reports set for the company can be selected.

  • To see the preview of the report, press the Preview button. The report preview will be opened in SAP Business One.
  • To print the report, press the Print button. The report will be printed with the selected printer.
  • To close the window, press the Cancel button.

The default report is DefaultWeighOrder.rpt.
The input parameter of the report is @weighOrderDocEntry.

implementation/weigh/process.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/02 11:07 by csuhaa