Order fulfillment: process type pipeline configuration
A process type pipeline is a series of transactions and statuses that guide document types, such as a Sales Order, through a predefined process.
A pipeline consists of the different statuses a document goes through during fulfillment, negotiation, shipment, or receipt. You can also set up transactions consisting of events, actions, and conditions, as they pertain to the pipeline you are configuring.
A repository is a logical collection of entities that define the business process workflow.
The following entities are included in a repository:
Sterling Order Management System Software provides a base repository for each of the system defined process types. Some of the entities within a repository are copied when creating a new document type.
The process of order fulfillment is modeled through a pipeline. This represents the process configuration that is unique to an organization. An organization may also specify unique processes for each participating Enterprise.