Confirm outbound shipments from batch jobs

This topic describes how to set up a batch job that automatically confirms outbound transfer-order shipments for ready-to-ship loads. The batch job described here only applies to transfer order shipments, not to sales orders.

Enable the Confirm outbound shipments from batch jobs feature

Before you can use this feature, it must be enabled on your system. Administrators can use the Feature management page to check the feature status and enable it if needed. The feature is listed as:

  • Module - Warehouse management
  • Feature name - Confirm outbound shipments from batch jobs

Process outbound shipments

To set up a scheduled batch job to run the outbound shipment confirmation for loads that are ready to ship:

  1. Go to Warehouse management > Periodic tasks > Process outbound shipments.
  2. The Confirm shipment dialog box opens. On the Records to include FastTab, select Filter.
  3. The query editor dialog box opens. On the Range tab, add a row with the following values:
    • Table - Loads
    • Derived table - Loads
    • Field - Load status
    • Criteria - Loaded
  4. Select OK to return to the Confirm shipment dialog box.
  5. On the Run in the background FastTab, set Batch processing to Yes.
  6. On the Run in the background FastTab, select Recurrence.
  7. The Define recurrence dialog box opens. Set the run schedule as needed for your business.
  8. Select OK to return to the Confirm shipment dialog box.
  9. Select OK on the Confirm shipment dialog box to add the batch job to the batch queue.

For more information, see Batch processing overview.