Consignment inventory is inventory that’s owned by a vendor but stored at your site. When you’re ready to consume or use the inventory, you take over the ownership of the inventory.
This topic includes information about how to physically receive vendor-owned inventory on-hand without creating general ledger transactions, how to start a production process where the vendor-owned inventory can be physically reserved.
and how to change the ownership of the raw material to be able to process the consumption as part of the production order processing. There’s also some information about how vendors can monitor consumption of their inventory using the vendor collaboration interface.
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Company USMF has a consignment agreement with vendor 1001 for the product L0106O. Vendor consigned 1000 QTY at USMF and later 150 QTY used by USMF from the consigned inventory.
Step-1: Setup Inventory ownership
Navigate to, Inventory Management > Setup > Dimension > Inventory Owners
Step-2: Setup Tracking Dimension
Navigate to, Product Information Management > Setup > Dimension and variant group > Tracking Dimension and Attache this to the product
Note: This process works with only Moving Average and standard cost inventory valuation.
Step-1: Create Consignment replenishment order in Finance and Operations
Navigate to, Procurement and sourcing > Consignment > Consignment replenishment order > Select vendor and add lines to order
Step-2: Post Product Receipt and View Inventory transactions in Finance and Operations
Note: ownership of the inventory is with vendor.
Step-3: View On hand Consignment Inventory on vendor collaboration
Step-4: Change ownership of inventory for 150 Qty
Create Inventory ownership journal and post
Step-5: View Impact of Posted Journal in Finance and Operations
- System will automatically create the purchase order for 150 QTY
- System will transfer the ownership of 150 qty from vendor to USMF
- Cost will be taken based on defined price on item master
Step-6: View Product received from consignment and purchase orders for consignment consumption on vendor portal
Step-7: Now Vendor can submit invoice against the Received purchase order
Note: How to submit vendor invoice using vendor collaboration Reda here
That’s’ it for this blog, we have covered all the processes using vendor collaboration.
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