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My ideas: MRO Inventory Optimization

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Set ROQ to One as a new ROQ Method

Many of our clients manage their 'Repairable' stocked materials by setting a Re-Order Qty (ROQ) = 1. In the case of our SAP clients, this means setting the Maximum to be the same as the Re-Order Point (ROP). This request is to create a new ROQ Met...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Planned for future release

BULK Attachment option to add in BULK Edit

At Present, while creating a bulk workflow -- we need to go into each item to add an attachment (e.g. if create a Bulk workflow of 100 materials, then we need to go into each material 100 times to add an attachment to have a future reference) It ...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 2 Planned for future release

Denied Workflow Corrections directly from within Workflow list view

Frequently when a workflow change is denied, the approver has asked for something to be changed or corrected on the record being submitted (set size is incorrect, business Impact is incorrect, reorder levels adjusted to a lower number, etc). The s...
almost 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Planned for future release

Track users' changes for each item

This feature can be implemented as a new widget in item form or a new tab under Recent activity widget along with Note and workflow and only should display changes that users have made to an item. It's kind of an audit log and can be used in troub...
almost 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Planned for future release

Workflow Completion Notificaton

One of my workflow clients is putting the inventory controller at the end of the approval workflow so the controller is aware that approvals have completed. This is highly inefficient as it causes an additional lag in processing time (particularly...
almost 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Planned for future release

Add options to expand equipment module items search

Many Clients have hub-spoke materials distribution, a central distribution center where replenishment occurs and stock is held in an "on-shore" plant, which supplies an one or several "off-shore" plants via transfer order. The way Equipment module...
about 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 2 Planned for future release

Email notification for approved workflow requests

Current scenario sends email notifications for pending workflow requests, but the team is not made aware of approved requests. As a result, the team is performing the workaround of manually keeping track of their requests awaiting approval.
about 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Planned for future release

Enable tasks in MRO IO that use to be performed by BEN-BOT

Enabling the tasks to be performed within the product would assist in training as knowledge of other tools would not be required. Also the expressions required to query/run tasks can be managed by the tool.Such tasks include: list of users current...
about 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Planned for future release

Please give me visibility to report on passed forecasted entries so I can track forecasting compliance

We get a list of forecasted demand from our AMT maintenance planning tool. We would like to compare the forecast with the actual use as the months roll over to allow us to report on forecasting compliance.
over 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Planned for future release