You can enable the system to send material shortage alerts and shortage notifications when a material shortage occurs in an organization. A material shortage occurs whenever unsatisfied demand exceeds available quantity for incoming supply of material.

Check Shortages: Indicates that the material shortage check is enabled for WIP.

Jobs and Schedules regions:

Released: Indicates that all jobs/schedules with status Released, whose scheduled start date is overdue, are included in the material shortage check. This parameter is separately controlled for jobs and schedules.
Unreleased: Indicates that all jobs/schedules with status Unreleased, whose scheduled start date is overdue, are included in the material shortage check. This parameter is separately controlled for jobs and schedules.
Days Overdue: Indicates how many days can go by after the jobs/schedules start date until jobs/schedules with status Released or Unreleased are included in the material shortage check. This parameter functions only if you checked Released or Unreleased. This parameter is separately controlled for jobs and schedules.
Hold: Indicates that all jobs/schedules with status Hold are included in the material shortage check. This parameter can be separately controlled for jobs and schedules.
Component Is Due subregions:
Based on required date: Indicates that the required date specified for each component will be used to determine whether the open requirement is late. This parameter is separately controlled for jobs and schedules.
If assigned operation is due: Indicates that all discrete jobs or repetitive schedules with a current operation that has assigned open material requirements are included in the material shortage check. This parameter can be separately controlled for jobs and schedules.
If operation before assigned operation is due: Indicates that all discrete jobs or repetitive schedules with a current operation before an operation that has assigned open material requirements are included in the material shortage check. This parameter is separately controlled for jobs and schedules.
Exclusions region:
The shortage check looks at the supply type of components on the job or schedule. The supply type may be Based on Bill or manually overridden when jobs or schedules are created.
Bulk Components: Indicates that components with supply type Bulk will be excluded in the material shortage check.
Supplier Components: Indicates that components supplied by vendor will be excluded in the material shortage check.
Pull Components: Indicates that pull components will be excluded in the material shortage check.

Notify region:
Select who will receive a workflow notification about the material shortage.

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