How to Ship & Backorder Kit Parts?

Our customers want to purchase standard kits of parts with a minimum of paperwork. To meet this requirement we create a parent part that becomes a line item on our sales order, and we create subassembly parts in a BOM. This works well in for order entry, production and invoicing, but is a major pain in shipping.

The first problem is with the picking of the components to fulfill the order.

The second problem is with the backorder of a component part.

Does anyone have experience in similar issues? I'd like to discuss possible Vantage solutions.

Steve Ashton

Universal Showcase

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