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My ideas: Inventory Visibility

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Node Availability API to support Node Transfer

Adding support for node transfer in IV will allow a retailer who does not have SIP whom is currently supporting click and collect just from store stock to easily transition to supporting DC to Store transfer as well as Store to Store transfer when...
4 months ago in Inventory Visibility 1 Future consideration

Additional attributes in the reservation data.

During reservation create/update we want to pass additional attributes associated to reservation, persist it and publish them in the event message along with reservation details. These additional attributes are supporting information for the downs...
5 months ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Future consideration

Observability Dashboard for Synchronization Jobs Performance

Monitoring Dashboard of IV processes. Supply, Demand, Reservation Async Jobs Performance Dashboard with KPIs like Average Processing Time, Max on Daily/Weekly/Monthly Periods, and Adherence to SLAs.For example, avg time to complete Supply Sync cal...
10 months ago in Inventory Visibility 1 Future consideration

Ability/ Option to clean up data loaded into IV via a self-serve option/ API

Currently, IV APIs do not give the option to clean up the data loaded into it via the integration with OMoC. There are APIs to perform adjustments or to zero-out the supplies/ demands and hence availability in IV (and thereby the process to clean ...
about 5 years ago in Inventory Visibility 3 Future consideration

RTAM at supply type level

We are currently sending RTAM messages at the Distribution Group level. RTAM is posting both Onhand and Future Inventory. In the case of EU DG RTAM having both UK DC and EU DC, we do not want to consider future inventory of UK DC node. We need to ...
6 months ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Future consideration

Ability/ API to provide inventory availability considering the OPEN_ORDER/ BACKORDER in the response of IV service

The Get Network Availability API exposed in Inventory Visibility mandate Distribution Group to be passed in the input. The API does not consider OPEN_ORDER/ BACKORDER demand types while computing the availability in IV. This leads to inconsistenci...
about 5 years ago in Inventory Visibility 7 Future consideration

Fulfillment Overrides at Segment Level

Currently fulfillment overrides only allows you to enable / disable at delivery method level. Ability to enable / disable at delivery method + segment / segment type level would allow ability to enable / disable for different channels (e.g. own si...
over 1 year ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Future consideration

Node level safety stock values considered when calculating Network level SS

This feature would allow retailers who already define safety stock at node level to more easily leverage the new IBM safety stock rules because the values they set at node level can automatically be considered to create a network level value
over 1 year ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Future consideration

Get Availability by tag (inventory identifier)

IV does not currently provide availability by tag. It does support taking supplies/demands by tag. OMoC will generate the TagNumber and pass it to IV for supply/demand updates. IV will store them as OMoC had provided. However, you will not be able...
over 4 years ago in Inventory Visibility 2 Future consideration

Multiple User Credentials

Our product team has grown exponentially; we now have around 9 teams with 2-4 developers in each team, and potentially all will have PROD access to IV at some point. Currently, we only have one generic user credentials to make changes in PROD. Thi...
over 2 years ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Future consideration