Manufacturing

Sicon Manufacturing is a set of additional modules for Sage 200, integrated with Stock, BOM, Sales and Purchase Order Processing. Including modules for Job Costing, Works Order Processing and Estimating, this package can be configured for one-off job costed manufacture or high volume repeat production manufacture. Material and Resource Planning provides suggested works orders and purchase orders plus a rough cut capacity plan at labour and machine levels.

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17.0.60

Issues Resolved Hot Fix Enhancements
Issues Resolved
Material Planning

  • Fixed the issue that was causing purchase orders generated from Material Planning to not have the total value set on the header until it had been amended.


Hot Fix Enhancements
Works Order Processing

  • Added the ability to set the book in date when booking finished items.  Defaults to today’s date but can be amended on the finished items screen when booking.


Date applied: May 17, 2018

17.57.60

New Features Pre-release

Pre-Release Version: features are only available to customers using a pre-release version who have signed up to the Early Adopter Programme.


New Features
Works Order Processing

  • Added a ‘Colour’ column to the Expediting screen which can be used for filtering when exported to Excel


Date applied: May 17, 2018

17.57.59

Issues Resolved Pre-release

Pre-Release Version: features are only available to customers using a pre-release version who have signed up to the Early Adopter Programme.


Issues Resolved
Works Order Processing

  • Removed the code that was amending the sales order line screen as it is no longer required and could cause formatting issues
  • Fixes to deleting preallocations when allocating a works order line


Date applied: May 16, 2018

17.56.59

Issues Resolved Pre-release

Pre-Release Version: features are only available to customers using a pre-release version who have signed up to the Early Adopter Programme.


Issues Resolved
Works Order Processing

  • Fixed the cost field calculation on the works order screen after the works order has been completed
  • Fixed an error that occurred when adding a labour line transactions
  • When entering the stock item transaction screen for a finished item from the works order screen will now show all transactions for that item


Date applied: May 10, 2018

17.55.59

New Features Pre-release

Pre-Release Version: features are only available to customers using a pre-release version who have signed up to the Early Adopter Programme.


New Features
Material Planning

  • Changed the supplier drop down for suggested purchase orders to show all suppliers with the ones linked to the stock item duplicated at the top


Date applied: May 1, 2018

17.0.59

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved
Works Order Processing

  • Fix to allocating pre-allocated lines from sub assembly works orders, where the item is traceable and the quantity booked is greater than the required quantity.


Date applied: April 27, 2018

17.0.58

Issues Resolved Hot Fix Enhancements
Issues Resolved
Works Order Processing

  • Removed the query from the SQL script that was changing labour line names and descriptions to match the ones on the labour resource

Material Planning

  • Fix to stop inactive stock items appearing

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  • Fixes to the Amend Sales Order Template screen to stop a number of errors

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Kitting

  • Fixed the reason why components were not being unissued when cancelling a kit build.


Hot Fix Enhancements
Material Planning

  • Added stock transfer suggestions

Works Order Processing

  • Speed improvements to loading and allocating works orders


Date applied: April 18, 2018

17.0.56/57

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved
Works Order Processing

  • Fix to an issue where completed sub assemblies were being filtered out in the amend works order screen.
  • When allocating a line on a works order that has a sub assembly, the user can now allocate the free stock quantity and the preallocation quantity will be reduced.
  • Fix to correct the picked flag on a works order line when it is unissued.

Kitting

  • Fix to ‘failed to update objects’ error when saving/building a kit.


Date applied: April 13, 2018

17.49.55

New Features Pre-release

Pre-Release Version: features are only available to customers using a pre-release version who have signed up to the Early Adopter Programme.


New Features

Kitting

  • New setting that causes kit lines to use the highest priority bin that has the stock available.
  • New screen added that allows unallocated kit lines to be allocated on mass.


Date applied: April 3, 2018

17.0.55

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved

Works Order Processing

  • Pick bins will now be deleted after the finished item is booked in or the works order is completed.
  • The quantity per run will now be used when generating labour lines.

Kitting

  • Pick bins will now be deleted after build.
  • Support for five decimal places added.


Date applied: April 3, 2018

17.48.54

New Features Pre-release

Pre-Release Version: features are only available to customers using a pre-release version who have signed up to the Early Adopter Programme.


New Features
Works Order Processing

  • New flag added to stock items called ‘Bulk Issue Item’.  These items will appear on works orders but do not need to allocated or issued.  When booking the finished item their quantity will be changed to zero.  The will not appear on pick lists.  The can still be allocated and issued if the users wants to included them in the cost.


Date applied: March 23, 2018

17.0.54

Issues Resolved Hot Fix Enhancements
Issues Resolved
Works Order Processing

  • Fix to the allocation of pre-allocated sub assembly components to correctly remove the preallocation.


Hot Fix Enhancements
  • The Future Stock Movements screen is now available without needing the MRP enable string.

Date applied: March 22, 2018

17.0.53

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved
Kitting

  • Fix/changes to the methods used by Barcoding via the WebAPI


Date applied: March 15, 2018

17.0.52

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved

Material Planning

  • Fix to the suggestions for stock items that have the settings ‘ignore free stock’ and ‘ignore existing purchase orders’ set

Kitting

  • Fix to stop the cost field being hidden on Quotes by Kitting

Works Order Processing

  • Added the ‘Restart Back Flush’ button back to the Back Flush screen
  • Improvements to back flush speed by auto accepting preallocations


Date applied: March 9, 2018

17.0.51

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved

Works Order Processing

  • Fix to an issue when unissuing components introduced in 17.0.50


Date applied: March 6, 2018

17.45.50

New Features Pre-release

Pre-Release Version: features are only available to customers using a pre-release version who have signed up to the Early Adopter Programme.


New Features

Works Order Processing

  • A new screen has been added which can be used to create self reversing journals for works order lines that have unconfirmed costs.


Date applied: February 26, 2018

17.0.50

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved

Works Orders

  • Fix to removing linked works orders via the components sub menu where an error was thrown due to a missing child works order.
  • Suggested works orders on the ‘Generate Works Orders from Sales Orders’ screen will now appear in sales order line print sequence order.
  • Fixed an error that occurred when back flushing pre-allocated works orders
  • The pre-allocation check made when attempting to allocate sales order lines will no longer check completed pre-allocations.


Date applied: February 20, 2018

17.0.48/49

Issues Resolved Hot Fix Enhancements
Issues Resolved

Material Planning

  • Fix to suggested purchase orders where the free stock quantity was not always being included


Hot Fix Enhancements

Works Orders

  • New stock item settings import added, review template generated from import screen to understand functionality

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Material Planning

  • New stock item settings import added, review template generated from import screen to understand functionality


Date applied: February 13, 2018

17.0.47

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved

Material Planning

  • Fix to how suggestions are generated when a existing purchase order has been rescheduled


Date applied: February 6, 2018

17.0.46

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved

Works Order Processing

  • Fix to generating works orders from templates.
  • Fixed the error that was thrown when trying to delete a works order link.
  • Fix to stop users deleting stages/areas that are currently in use on works orders.


Date applied: January 24, 2018

17.0.45

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved

Works Order Processing

  • Fixed an issue that was causing an error in SQL to do with dates when creating a works order.
    Corrected the works order numbering when creating multiple works orders for one sales order line, and when using the workflow option on saving a sales order.


Material Planning

  • Fix to the generation of suggested works orders to correct works order numbering.


Date applied: January 15, 2018

17.0.44

Issues Resolved Important
Important Info

LATEST VERSIONS OF COMMON COMPONENTS AND BARCODING AND WAREHOUSING REQUIRED


Issues Resolved
Manufacturing

  • Replaced uses of the Common Components Sage connection methods to a new internal method.

Kitting

  • Moved code from the UI project to the objects project.


Date applied: January 8, 2018

17.0.43

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved

Works Order Processing

  • Fix to an out of memory exception that would appear on the amend allocation screen.
  • Fix to the search function on the ‘Amend Works Orders’ screen to stop sub assemblies appearing multiple times.


Date applied: January 2, 2018

17.0.42

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved
Works Order Processing

  • Fix to the job costing transaction that is created when booking in finished items to correct the job header.
  • Fix to a 2013 issue on the sales order line screen where the form layout was being changed.

Kitting

  • Fixed an issue that was stopping kits from being built.


Date applied: December 21, 2017

17.0.41

Hot Fix Enhancements
Hot Fix Enhancements

Works Order Processing

Added a new setting called ‘Create Negative Transaction’ on the Job Costing tab in Works Order settings. When enabled, a job costing transaction will be created when a finished item is booked.


Date applied: December 15, 2017

17.0.40

Issues Resolved Hot Fix Enhancements
Issues Resolved

Works Order Processing

Fixed the issue on the Job Costing enquiry screen where child works orders were being duplicated.


Material Planning

Fix to the ‘Never’ group option for suggested purchase orders that was causing some suggestions to be deleted.


Hot Fix Enhancements
Works Order Processing

  • Added back the user settings for restricting how users can interact with works orders.


Date applied: December 11, 2017

17.0.39

Issues Resolved
Issues Resolved
Material Planning

Fix to the ‘Exclude existing purchase orders’ setting on stock items so that it only excludes purchase orders that have not been pre-allocated.
Fix to the direct delivery purchase order creation process, where an error was being thrown when clicking create.

Manufacturing

Rebuilt datamodel


Date applied: December 5, 2017

17.0.38

Issues Resolved Hot Fix Enhancements
Issues Resolved
Works Order Processing

  • The default batch number to works order number setting will now work correctly instead of always being true.


Hot Fix Enhancements
Works Order Processing

  • When a sales order is saved that has works orders linked to it and the works order numbers do not match the sales order number, the user will now have be asked if they want the works order number updated.

Material Planning

  • New option to allow the user to group items when creating purchase orders.  Useful for when grouping is not set to all when generating suggestions.


Date applied: November 28, 2017