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Capacity support for carrier services
- Ability to define capacity restrictions at carrier service level along with time slot offerings- Capacity restriction example: 10 orders/lines/units on specified days for "Next Day Delivery" at "Store A" and 15 orders/lines/units on specified da...
Carrier Service Cut-off Time Support
- Extension of previous RFE (Multiple Carrier Service Support in "Calculate Preorder Shipment Assignments") to not show carrier services that are outside of cut-off time- E.g. if "Next Day Delivery" rule is that order must be placed by 3pm then on...
Multiple Carrier Service Support in "Calculate Preorder Shipment Assignments"
Ability to return multiple carrier services in response based on fulfilling node together with common carrier services at cart level- E.g.Line 1 - Node (DC1) - Returns "Standard Delivery", "Next Day Delivery", "Saturday Delivery"Line 2 - Node (Sto...
Split Shipment report
Split Shipment reason code: Split due to inventory, capacity, nodes, etc.. Allows the optimzer to give a reason for the split that allows the Business to identify other issues. Split due to distance, speed, inventory, capacity, etc..
Ability to designate service type based on Keycity.
Ability to designate service type based on Keycity. This would be an enhanced KeyCity option. We can load the key cities into the tool and then designate that all shipments are express even if ground can hit SLA. Better Consumer Experience. Allows...
Provide ability to have transit/delivery days configurable by order type & carrier service
Historically Saturday and Sunday have not been considered business days for carriers to transit and/or deliver packages. Based on the SLA the due in home date has been calculated accordingly, and the appropriate carrier service options are conside...
Show shipment destination on the Optimizer Results Explainer Dashboard map
Currently the map shown in the Results Explainer Order Summary screen shows a Star icon for the node(s) selected to ship and a Dot icon for nodes considered. If you click on the icon the name/number of the node appears in a popup box. It would be ...
Setting in the optimizer to value 1 node over others
As a user I would like a way to move allocation to one node over another. This can be a feature that we would use when we might want to have one node be used more or less during a given time
Show the Markdown indicator in Optimizer Sourcing Explainer
We are raising this to understand if we have any indicator for Markdown (Actual/Artificial Markdown) in Sourcing explainer due to that Optimizer selected that node. In REI, we are observing sometimes Optimizer giving the selected the node as store...
Pudo within the Optimizer
As a user, I would like to have the ability to run PUDO. (Pick up Drop Off) via the optimzier. Although the user selects a carrier at the time of checkout, the optimizer can review the network of nodes, and provide the best place to source the sel...
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