So I must admit I’m a bit conflicted about the best way to set this parameter. I like to leave it off, but other consultants I’ve worked with think that it should be on.
Inventory management > Setup > Inventory management parameters > General:
So what does it do? Well it lets you reserve from open supply orders as well as physical inventory. By supply orders I mean purchase orders, production orders, or transfer orders.
So the first thing you might notice is the on-hand display. With the parameter selected I see:
But with it off, the system shows:
Let’s leave ‘Reserved ordered items’ blank, and create a sales order for 20. If I have Automatic reservation enabled, when I create the sales order I’ll see:
Fair enough. I’m ordering 20 and there are only 11 in the warehouse, so the system’s asking me what I’d like to do.
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