Creating a provided service item sourcing rule
You can create a sourcing rule.
About this task
To create a sourcing rule:
- From the tree in the application rules side panel, choose Cross Application > Order Promising > Sourcing And Scheduling > Provided Services > Sourcing Rules. The Provided Service Sourcing Rules Search window displays in the work area.
- Choose the Create New icon. The Sourcing Rule for Provided Service window displays.
- Enter information into the applicable fields. Refer to Table 1 for field value descriptions.
- Choose the Save icon.
Table 1. Sourcing rule for provided service Field Description Fulfillment Type Select the applicable fulfillment type to associate with the sourcing rule. For more information about configuring fulfillment types, see Defining fulfillment types. Order Sourcing Classification Select the applicable order sourcing classification if you want to associate this sourcing rule with a particular order sourcing classification. For more information about configuring order sourcing classifications, see Defining order sourcing classifications. When Seller organization is This Organization Choose This Organization and select the applicable Seller organization if you want to associate this sourcing rule with a particular Seller. All Sellers Select All Sellers if this sourcing rule can be associated with any Seller organization. And Product characteristics are Item ID Enter the provided service item you want to associate the sourcing rule with. And Service Location Is This Region Select This Region and enter the applicable region if you want the sourcing rule to be used when a service request is to be provided within a specific region.
Important: The region you identify must belong to the region schema associated with provided service item sourcing for the organization you are working with. For more information about setting an organization's region schema for provided service items, see Sourcing region selection.
This Node Select This Node and select the applicable node if you want the sourcing rule to be used when a service request is to be provided to a specific node. Any Address Select Any Address if the sourcing rule can be used when a service request is to be provided for any node. Sourced From List
The system tries to source the product from the node/distribution group with the highest sequence (lowest number). If the sourcing template contains a distribution group or a set of nodes, the final node selection is optimized based on the parameters configured in your scheduling rule associated with a given order. For more information about scheduling rules, see Defining scheduling rules.
If there is no product availability for a node/distribution group specified in a given sequence, the system tries to source from the next node/distribution group in the sequence.
Sequence No The sequence priority of the sourcing template. Sourcing Template A list of the node/distribution group sequences used for sourcing. The sequence is determined by priority. For more information about sourcing templates, see Defining sourcing template details.