The most important data point in the Item segment is Part Type. It is more specific than Category and Sub-Category, and many of PDM's validation and recommendation algorithms are tied to it.
Other fields in the Item Segment are:
- Minimum Order Quantity
- Quantity per Application
- Quantity per Each
Date ValuesItem-Level Effective Date:
the Item is available for purchase at the current price levels
the Item is available for Sale
The publication status offers three options:
- Publish to receiver database: Products that are ready to be published
- Temporarily don't publish to receiver database: Products not intended for immediate publication (usually newly created or old/outdated products)
- 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.
- Publish Product Data