Enabling Date Calculation with Route Management Allowed

This document describes how you enable date calculation with the use of route management. This is called TPL date calculation.

TPL date calculation must be used when route planning is used.

You can choose between using dispatches by delivery number or by shipment (transportation management).

If you use dispatches by delivery, you must at least set up route, route departures and route selections.

You can also define unloading places and departure exceptions.

If you use dispatches by shipment, you must also set up rules for managing shipments.

Settings for routes and shipments are described in Settings for Transportation Management.

Outcome

Settings for TPL date calculations are defined, including:

To read more about time zone management, see Time Zone, Entry Date and Transaction Date when Creating Stock Transactions.

The settings can be used for the following:

These tables are updated:

Before you start

In 'Delivery Schedule Type. Open' (RSS010), parameter 020 must be set to 1=TPL date calculation functions are used.

Follow these steps

  1. Perform the steps in Settings for Transportation Management.

  2. Complete the steps as described in Define Settings for Transportation Management.

  3. Specify the information in time zone, entry date and transaction date. See Time Zone, Entry Date and Transaction Date when Creating Stock Transactions.

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