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Progressive Receiving of WorkOrders

Turn ON Progressive receiving for Work orders

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This article explains how to Turn ON Progressive receiving for Work orders.

WMS standard workflow creates receiving entry once Workorder Built and Closed.

Sometimes, companies need to receive entry to be generated on WorkOrder creation based on their production workflow.

This is possible via the Progressive receiving setting in WMS.

Workflow Options
Datapel highly advises reviewing all WorkOrders and finalizing them before changing settings.

Having existing WorkOrders (not CLOSED) in the system might cause receiving entry generation failure.


  • Open WO in the system. Before changing settings - receiving entry would be generated once WO Closed.

  • But with progressive receiving Turned ON user Close WorkOrder but no Receiving access generated.

  • Stock Adjustment needs to be performed to receive built goods into the system.

Detail Steps

Turn ON Progressive Receiving

  1. Login to WMS as a superuser.

  2. Go to Options > Preferences.

  3. Open Security Tab.

  4. Locate "Allow Progressive Receiving of WorkOrders" and tick the box to Turn ON this setting .

5. Record Preferences. The setting will be activated immediately.

How Receiving entry will be generated?

After "Allow Progressive Receiving of WorkOrders" is Turned ON, receiving entry will be generated instantly with WorkOrder creation.

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