Location directive inventory picking aging

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End users by admins, makers, or analysts This feature is released. Apr 8, 2019 Dec 2019

Feature details

Two new picking-location directive strategies are introduced: FIFO (first in, first out) and LIFO (last in, first out). These work in conjunction with aging date fields on the location and license plate to track when inventory first entered the warehouse. These strategies can be used for both batch and nonbatch tracked items and to ship items to customers based on when the inventory entered the warehouse.

This can be especially useful for nonbatch tracked inventory where an expiration date is not available to use for sorting. When inventory is first received or created in the warehouse, the license plate is updated with the current date populated as the aging date. This date is then used by the strategies to determine the oldest or youngest inventory in the warehouse. If inventory is moved to a non-license-plate-tracked location, the location itself is updated with an aging date, which will also be used by the strategies.