Item Segment

Item Segment

Item Segment

Part Type and Main

  1. The most important data point in the Item Segment is Part TypeIt is more specific than Category and Sub-Category, and many of PDM's validation and recommendation algorithms are tied to it.
  2. The Main include other fields like 
  3. Part Number 
  4. Brand
  5. Quantity per Application
  6. Universal Part
  7. etc.



Adding a Part Type

You can choose to Add/Edit or Deselect Part Type. Click on the Edit button and a pop-up will appear.



You can search a Part Type by Category, Sub- Category or Part-Type by selecting an option from the list or searching for them explicitly.



You can also use the Smart Mapping, using key words to find a Part Type, such as the Part Type code for instance.


Date Values

Effective Date:

Is the date the item is available for purchase at the current price levels.

Available Date:

Is the date the Item is available for Sale.

Additional Category Information

      3. An additional Category Management Hierarchy. Containing Category/Sub-Cat/Segment for Sales Reporting.
      4. The Universal Standard Products and Services Classification (UNSPSC) is an open, non-proprietary system of codes and standardized descriptions for classifying goods and services.
      5. VMRS is a structured coding system. The coding structure encompasses most equipment found within today‚Äôs transportation activities including trucks, tractors, trailers, forklifts, shop equipment, off-road vehicles, utility vehicles, etc.


Publication Status

The publication status offers three options:
  1. Publish to receiver database: Products that are ready to be published
  2. Temporarily don't publish to receiver database: Products not intended for immediate publication (usually newly created or old/outdated products)
  3. Permanent inactive: Products that are discontinued. Data Receivers will get a "delete tag" when they receive ACES/PIES update files.
You can change the publication status of a product, select an option from the drop-down menu and click Save.
           



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