K3S

K3S Glossary

Tracking Signal

The Tracking Signal displays the strength of the positive or negative trend. The higher the tracking signal, the more weight will be used for the newest period of demand. Some products will have a high forecast error that is more often above or below the product’s average. When this happens, we increase the smoothing factor so we can react faster to the trend. In

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Ti/Hi

Ti/Hi refers to the number of boxes/cartons stored on a layer, or tier, (the TI) and the number of layers high that these will be stacked on the pallet (the HI). It can also be used in reference to the stacking pattern used to load a pallet in order to generate a relatively stable stack.

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Understanding the Counter Field

The counter is used to count the number of cases, layers, pallets, or eaches in the purchase order. It should be set up to be consistent among all of the products in the supplier.

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Viewing Reminders

To view Reminders, you can hover over the three boxes and select Reminders, which represent the orders that have suppliers and/or products with active reminders.

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Viewing Approved Orders

To view today’s approved orders, you can hover over the three boxes and select approved orders. This menu option will take you to the “Today’s Suggested Orders” Screen and filter down to “Approved Orders” which represents the orders that have been approved today.

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Today’s Suggested Orders Screen

The “Today’s Suggested Orders” screen can be accessed by hovering over the “Three Boxes” icon on the left side of your screen. Read this to increase your knowledge on what you can do on this screen.

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