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Inventory segmentation support for sourcing using IBM IV services and OMS

Customer has DCs in US and EMEA while they maintain inventory within each DC with different buckets including bulk inventory and common ATP. Common ATP is shared with the wholesale orders. Sourcing requirement is to use the bulk inventory of a DC, bulk inventory of another DC, and then utilize from common ATP pool of DCs based on DC priority.

Scenario Impact:

Closest DC (DC1) has only Common ATP, and the farther DC (DC2) has both E-Comm bulk and Common ATP pools. But IV/OMS will allocate to the closest DC instead of respecting supply segment priorities and assigning to the E-Comm Bulk pool in DC2


  • Guest
  • May 20 2021
  • Future consideration
What is your industry? Retail
How will this idea be used?

This idea will be used to directly facilitate sourcing rules at customer DCs to consider support for inventory segments between eCommerce inventory and wholesale inventory

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