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Capacity support for carrier services

- Ability to define capacity restrictions at carrier service level along with time slot offerings- Capacity restriction example: 10 orders/lines/units on specified days for "Next Day Delivery" at "Store A" and 15 orders/lines/units on specified da...
4 months ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

Show shipment destination on the Optimizer Results Explainer Dashboard map

Currently the map shown in the Results Explainer Order Summary screen shows a Star icon for the node(s) selected to ship and a Dot icon for nodes considered. If you click on the icon the name/number of the node appears in a popup box. It would be ...
about 1 year ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

Setting in the optimizer to value 1 node over others

As a user I would like a way to move allocation to one node over another. This can be a feature that we would use when we might want to have one node be used more or less during a given time
10 months ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

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 ...
about 1 year ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

Add Optimizer configuration to allow expedited orders to bypass backlog consideration

Add a configuration option to allow Order Optimizer to bypass backlog consideration / penalty for expedited orders (e.g. 1-day or 2-day service levels were purchased). This configuration option should allow for configuration choices between:1. cur...
about 4 years ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

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 Op...
about 4 years ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

Add Order Optimizer capability to feed Expected Ship order details downstream

Add Order Optimizer capability to retain and send downstream Expected Ship details for each package. These Expected Ship metrics include the Order Optimizer derived ship date, shipping method/carrier, and estimated shipping cost.Initially the prio...
about 4 years ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

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....
about 4 years ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

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 change...
about 4 years ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

Order Optimizer to adjust future sourcing decisions based on actual shipping data

Order Optimizer to ingest shipping data of what actually happened and adjust future shipping/sourcing decisions based on the data. Discussion and prioritization of use cases is needed between Kohl's and IBM. Need to determine the best data sources...
about 4 years ago in Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration