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Provide ability to have transit/delivery days configurable by order type & carrier service
Historically Saturday and Sunday have not been considered business days for carriers to transit and/or deliver packages. Based on the SLA the due in home date has been calculated accordingly, and the appropriate carrier service options are conside...
NBC Setup process and behaviour
This is follow up case related to TS005717195.During our last A-Sale time , 55% of lines weren’t optimized for the 5/17-5/23 due to NBC setup not done properly for node 199.We know that if the NBC setup was not done properly for any node , then Ra...
Order Optimizer support for release based capacity
Enhance Order Optimizer to support release based capacity in addition to the existing unit based capacity.Includes:1. Enhancing Capacity Model to incorporate an option to manage network utilization (e.g. capacity consumed, processing plan, etc.) b...
Transit Time flexibility for Postal Ship Method
Enhance Optimizer to support dynamic (and more precise) transit times for the Postal shipping method(s). The goal is to more accurately reflect actual expected transit times since some delivery areas (e.g. rural) may have longer Postal transit th...
Order Optimizer support for additional air carrier capacity constraint
Add Order Optimizer support for an additional 'carrier capacity' constraint. This configurable network level constraint would stop using a specific carrier once a configured number of orders for that day has been assigned to that carrier. Order ...
Handle ship alone packaging logic in Order Optimizer
Allow Order Optimizer to handle items that require custom shipping logic. Examples may include hazmat, special packaging, items already packaged for shipping as-is, and other large size / weight items that are required to ship alone (and not be c...
Optimize Sourcing Decision by Committed Delivery Date
Provide the ability to optimize node selection based on a committed delivery date to Customer versus standard order service-level agreement at the time of order capture.
[Retailer] commits a delivery date of Thursday, November 8th, ...
Enhanced Imputed Weight Logic
Enhance imputed weight logic in Optimizer to account for product hierarchies that are not consistent in weight / dimension classifications.
Example: Department ABC | Personal Care - includes assortment from toothbrush to air conditioners. Pro...
Add Processing Cost configuration to track fixed fees
Add an additional configurable attribute for the Processing Cost model to track a fixed cost for the first item picked from a given node. This cost would be added to the existing variable processing cost (determined by item count) available today...
Capability to consume and consider future demand forecasts and promotions
Add the capability for Order Optimizer to consume and consider future demand forecasts and promotions provided by the retailer. Enabling this added input would improve WOO's ability to predict stockout and markdown probability when a future chang...
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