Defining item level controls

You can define the notification and promising rules for a particular item.

About this task

These rules are used to determine node scheduling. For more information about scheduling and scheduling rules, see Defining scheduling rules.

To define item level controls:


  1. From the tree in the application rules side panel, choose Cross Application > Order Promising > Item Level Controls.

The Product Item Search window displays in the work area.

  1. Enter the applicable search criteria and choose the Search icon. A list of product items displays.
  2. Select the applicable item and choose the Details icon. The Item Level Control pop-up window displays.
  3. Enter information into the applicable fields. Refer to Table 1 for field value descriptions.
  4. Choose the Save icon.
    Table 1. Item level control pop-up window.

    Item level field value descriptions

    Field Description
    Release an order for this item n days before expected time of shipment Enter how many days before an order's expected ship date a node needs to receive communication to ship the item.
    Minimum notification time required at this node is n hours prior to expected time of shipment Enter the minimum business hours it takes to ship the item once an order has been released to the node.
    ATP Rule Select the default available-to-promise rule to use to determine availability for the item.