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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...
over 4 years ago in OMS - 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...
over 4 years ago in OMS - 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...
over 4 years ago in OMS - Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

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 co...
over 4 years ago in OMS - Intelligent Promising 0 Planned for future release

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....
over 4 years ago in OMS - 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...
over 4 years ago in OMS - 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...
over 4 years ago in OMS - Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

Order Optimizer support for different shipping cutoff times based on service level

Add Order Optimizer support for configuring different same-day shipping cutoff times based on shipping service level.Includes:1. File feeds / configurations to support default network cutoff configurations based on service level2. File feeds / con...
over 4 years ago in OMS - Intelligent Promising 0 Planned for future release

Add Order Optimizer support for same item/sku on multiple lines in an order

Add Order Optimizer support for the same item/sku to appear on multiple lines in a given order. Currently Optimizer requires these scenarios to be siphoned out (excluded) from Optimizer.Optimizer should be enhanced to allow for 'same item multiple...
over 4 years ago in OMS - Intelligent Promising 0 Future consideration

Revise the current Direct Ship Vendor item handling in Order Optimizer

Revise the current Order Optimizer logic for Direct Ship Vendor (DSV) items. Currently DSV items are prioritized to a vendor for fulfillment even though other nodes may have the capability to fulfill that item. In the case of multi-item orders thi...
over 4 years ago in OMS - Intelligent Promising 0 Not under consideration