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commit 53080ff13fc79bced4a8826d3b68a48ebdcc7385
parent 300bb661cb717cb977e3ccc48f15531e47318af4
Author: Bob Haugen <>
Date:   Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:29:23 -0500

moving to correct branch
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diff --git a/use-cases/ b/use-cases/ @@ -0,0 +1,9 @@ +From our neighbor who works in one for OV = [Organic Valley]( + +* WCS = Warehouse Control System: talks to the [Programmable Logic Controllers = PLCs]( ( runs conveyors, cranes, etc.). +* WMS = Warehouse Management System creates the accounting transactions through an integration to the Enterprise Resource Planning system = ERP. Some data (e.g. master data) about the products also comes in from ERP. + +1. When the product is brought in from the truck it is checked in via [RFID]( OV now takes possession of the goods, and the inventory goes into a Received status. +2. A fork lift driver brings the pallet over to a staging area, near the Infeed, at which point it goes into a Staged status. +3. A fork lift moves the pallet onto the infeed conveyor, it now goes into an Infeed status +4. The ASRS (automated storage and retrieval system) moves the pallet into storage and notifies the WMS that it is put away. The pallet goes into a ASRS status. The WMS has no idea where exactly the pallet is. Only the WCS knows.