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Former Member
Aug 24, 2008 at 06:08 AM

Business scenario


Hi PP Gurus,

I have a scenario on my hand on which my first choice will Variant but they are a purely MTS company and at the desptach stage only they go for configuring material.

Business Scenario:

Fiber is produced by using a Silica Preform with Bar Coded no. The fiber has three variants as natural fiber mainly 652D, 652C, 657A.

From one preform they produce for ex. 10 reels/ spools, they term them as mother spool. Each spool gets a unik spool ID. Then the mother spool goes to proof Testing Option 1 Then those spools are cut to standard length with a new Spool Id ref to Mother Spool.

Option 2 If the fiber breaks at non std. length then it is further cut into the nearest lower std lenght with a new spool ID.

Then It goes to testing /QA Option 1 Directly passed material will go to customer.

Option 2 If reqd. it will go to colouring.

Now they have 13 colors with approx 24 length variants.

So totaly They have 3 main types * 24 Lenghts * 13 colours = 936 combinations.

There requirement which I understood is Stock with hiracrchy Type of fiber ex. 652D -length spool--colors(optional)