The activities associated with the movement and handover of product (goods, materials) to the process originating the sourcing request for the product (e.g. Make-to-Order or Deliver-to-Order). This includes scheduling the transfer, picking, handling of the product and recording the associated inventory transactions.
Products transferred using Source-to-Order processes are Sales Order Stock: sourced for a specific customer order and/or production order.
- In a factory: Moving configurable semi-finished products (sub assemblies) to the production line
- Just-In-Sequence delivery scheduling
- In Retail: Bringing a Special Order product to the store front for pick-up by the customer
The Transfer process may be limited to logical (ownership) transfer if the product is already Put Away in the target location.
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