Functional comparison

If you are using Application Console, plan to switch to Order Hub. Order Hub is an improved and modernized user interface that includes many of the existing Application Console features and also new features to better support the order management lifecycle. See the following table for a list of Application Console features that are currently available in Order Hub.

Application Console feature comparison with Order Hub

If you are using the Application Console, consider switching to Order Hub. Order Hub is an improved and modernized user interface that includes many of the existing Application Console features and also new features to better support the order management lifecycle. See the following table for a list of Application Console features that are currently available in Order Hub.
Table 1. Comparing Applications Console with Order Hub
Feature in Application Console Feature in Order Hub
Menu > Alerts > Alert ConsoleAlert Console Menu > Alerts
Menu > Order > Order consoleOrder console Menu > Orders > Outbound
Menu > Order > Outbound Shipment ConsoleOutbound Shipment Console Menu > Shipments > Outbound
Menu > Order > Create OrderCreate Order Menu > Orders > Outbound > Action: Create order
Menu > Order > Create Outbound ShipmentCreate Outbound Shipment Menu > Orders > Outbound > Details > Action: Create shipment
Menu > Order > Service Work Order ConsoleService Work Order Console Menu > Orders > Work orders
Menu > Inventory > Inventory ConsoleInventory Console Menu > Inventory
Menu > Inventory > Adjust inventory ConsoleInventory Console Menu > Inventory > Adjust inventory
Menu > Inventory > Capacity ConsoleCapacity Console Menu > Nodes and capacity > Service capacity
Menu > Supply > Inbound Order ConsoleInbound Order Console Menu > Orders > Inbound
Menu > Supply > Inbound Shipment ConsoleInbound Shipment Console Menu > Shipments > Inbound
Menu > Supply > Create Inbound OrderCreate Inbound Order Menu > Orders > Inbound > Action: Create order
Menu > Supply > Create Inbound ShipmentCreate Inbound Shipment Menu > Orders > Inbound > Details > Action: Create shipment
Menu > Logistics > Inbound Shipment ConsoleInbound Shipment Console Menu > Shipments > Inbound
Menu > Logistics > Outbound Shipment ConsoleOutbound Shipment Console Menu > Shipments > Outbound
Menu > Reverse Logistics > Return ConsoleReturn Console Menu > Orders > Returns
Menu > Reverse Logistics > Create Return OrderCreate Return Order Menu > Orders > Returns > Action: Create return
Menu > Reverse Logistics > Return Shipment ConsoleReturn Shipment Console Menu > Shipments > Returns
Menu > Reverse Logistics > Create Return ShipmentCreate Return Shipment Menu > Shipments > Returns > Details > Action: Create shipment
Menu > Reverse Logistics > Service Work Order ConsoleService Work Order Console Menu > Orders > Work orders
Menu > System > Exception ConsoleException Console Menu > Exceptions

Application Console features available with other services

The following Application Console features are not available in Order Hub, but are available with other services:
Table 2. Application Console features available with other services
Feature in Application Console Feature in other services
Menu > Inventory > Create Corporate Count requestCreate Corporate Count request

Menu > Inventory > Count ConsoleCount Console

Use IBM Sterling Store Engagement. For more information, see Performing cycle counts.

Application Console deprecated features

The following Application Console features are deprecated and will be unavailable in the future:
Table 3. Application Console deprecated features
Deprecated feature in Application Console Action
Menu > Inventory > Create Work OrderCreate Work Order If you currently use this feature, consider opening a Request For Enhancement to discuss options with IBM. For more information, see Share an idea.
Menu > Inventory > Work Order ConsoleWork Order Console
Menu > Reverse Logistics > Serviced Area SearchServiced Area Search
Menu > Logistics > Plan ConsolePlan Console
Menu > Logistics > Load ConsoleLoad Console
Menu > Order > Accept/Reject TransfersAccept/Reject Transfers
Menu > Order > Serviced Area SearchServiced Area Search
Menu > Order > Route entryRoute entry