Shop Floor Control - Traveler Printing



This task creates copies of all work orders for which a traveler was requested in the Release Work Order option of the Work Order Entry task. The traveler is a complete list of required materials, labor steps, subcontract requirements, and special comments. Printed ‘Non-Stock ’ and ‘R’ category work orders should be reviewed carefully for accuracy before material commitment takes place.


=>To access this task...

Select Traveler Printing from the Shop Floor Control main menu.


Work Order Traveler Print


About the Fields


Restart checkbox...

  • Mark the box to restart printing from a specific work order. If there is a paper jam or other printer malfunction during the printing of the travelers, or if the travelers printed incorrectly, printing can be restarted.

  • Unmark the box to begin with the first work order on file.

In the Work Order Number field...

This field is inactive when the Restart checkbox is unchecked.

  • Enter the number of the work order from where you want to restart the printing.

  • Click Find Field Records button to select from a list of work orders.

Include Image checkbox...

  • Mark the box to add an image of the inventory item for the Work Order's Bill of Materials to the traveler.

  • Unmark the box to not add the image(s)

When finished making entries to the fields…

  • Select Run Process button to run the report.

  • Click Clear Form button to clear entries.

  • Click Save button to save the selection for future runs.

  • Click Display master records to view the record for the entered work order number.

The traveler printing task creates a report ordered by bill number and displays the required operations first and then lists the materials required for each operation .


Sample Work Order Traveler Print


See Output Options.


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