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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 20, 2024

Expose Max Stops property at API request level instead of currently as static, system wide

This will improve performance when running findInventory and other sourcing APIs. A high value of Max Stops has a significant performance impact so having the ability to dynamically set this property at API request level will add a lot of value.

What is your industry? Retail
How will this idea be used?

Store Associates need to call OMS sourcing service to determine the best fulfillment options. By using the multi-stops feature in Sterling OMS, the OMS API can provide visibility to Stores beyond the local reach of the Primary, Requesting Store. This idea provides significant performance improvement and will result in high usage of Sterling sourcing service to deliver business value.

  • Guest
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    Jul 3, 2024

    I created PMR when requested and waited for Support to schedule a call. Hopefully, it will happen this week. As for the multiple DG idea - that will not work. The issue is within a DG, we are trying to optimize the stops. We cannot easily evaluate by looking at the DG that there may or may not be a certain threshold of Stops. The OMS Multi-Stop Manager evaluates within the findInventory/sourcing API call.

  • Admin
    Bharat Khade
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    Jul 3, 2024

    Hi Salesh, Any updates on the discussions with support team?

    Also, please validate the idea with additional sourcing options the OMS provides if local store does not have a stock. Ex. OMS allows to define multiple distribution groups and align them in the sequence of execution of sourcing rules to get item sourced from. Please work with support to understand the sourcing capabilities OMS provides.


    thanks,

    Bharat K

  • Admin
    Bharat Khade
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    Jun 25, 2024

    Yes, please create and follow up to get the feedback from support and engineering team on the case.

    regards,

    Bharat K



  • Guest
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    Jun 25, 2024

    There is no support case/PMR. Do I need to create one? It was not a defect so one was not created.

  • Admin
    Bharat Khade
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    Jun 25, 2024

    Hi Salesh, please update the support case details to understand the feedback from engineering to weight this idea.


    regards,

    Bharat K