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Printing Bill of Lading Documents

Printing Bill of Lading Documents


A bill of lading includes information about the items shipped, billing details, shipping instructions, and signature lines from the driver and the customer.


You can specify the heading that prints at the top of the document, such as Bill of Lading, when you run the program. Because a shipping document has signature lines for the delivery person and the customer, you can also use it as a receipt.


The Bill of Lading program (R42530) contains processing options for specifying:

• Whether the next status code for the sales order detail line is updated using the order activity rules or an override status code.

• Whether to prevent the update of status codes.

• Which unit of measure to use for weight and volume in sales order totals.

• Whether to print prices, serial numbers, item and customer numbers, and additional header text, such as whether the document is the original or a reprint.

• Whether to print amounts in the domestic currency, foreign currency, or both the domestic and foreign currency.


You can print consolidated bills of lading using the Transportation Bill of Lading program (R49110). Consolidated bills of lading show the sequencing data if you use the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Transportation Management sequencing functionality.



Before you begin this task, verify that:

• A status code for printing bill of lading documents is set up in the order activity rules.

• The next status on your sales orders is set to print bill of lading documents.


In this task, you will set up and print a bill of lading for a sales order.

Step Action
Navigate to the Print Shipping Documents program (R42530) on the Sales Order Reports menu (G42111).

Click the Sales Order Reports link.

Click the Print Shipping Documents link.

Use the Available Versions form to select a version of the batch program. In your work environment, the system might display additional versions.

Step Action
Click the XJDE0001 option.

Click the Select button.

Use the Version Prompting form to access data selection and data sequencing for the batch program. If the Data Selection or Data Sequencing option is disabled, you cannot review or change the data selection or sequencing for the version.

Step Action
Click the Submit button.

Use the Processing Options form to set parameters for how a batch program processes data. Processing options are unique to a version. You should review processing options to ensure that the settings are correct.
Use the Enter a Status Code Value processing option to specify the next status for sales orders. The system prints bill of lading documents for orders with this status.

If printing bill of lading documents is a standard step in your sales order business process, the value from user-defined code (UDC) 40/AT should be set up in the order activity rules for the order type and line type.

Step Action
Click the Defaults 2 tab.

Use the Enter a Override Next Status processing option to specify the next standard step in the processing cycle for this order type.
Use the Prevent Update the Next Status Code from Order Activity Rules field to specify whether the system updates the next status code from the order activity rules.

Enter a 1 for this processing option to prevent the system from updating the next status code on the sales order.

Click the Process tab.

Use the processing options on the Process tab to specify the unit of measure that the system uses to calculate volume and weight for the sales order.
Click the Print tab.

Use the processing options on the Print tab to specify the information that the system prints on the bill of lading document.
Click the Currency tab.

Use the Currency tab processing option to specify whether the system prints domestic, foreign, or both currencies on the bill of lading document.
Click the OK button.

Use the Printer Selection form to identify printer information for the report. In your work environment, the printer settings will be different.

Step Action
Click the OK button.

Step Action
Click the Close button.

You have successfully printed a bill of lading document for sales orders that were previously ship confirmed.

End of Procedure.

Ayman Refat
Over 20 years of experience in IT area, working as Oracle JD Edwards Developer with expertise in Windows Server, SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange Server, experience in Linux operating systems (Debian and Redhat), VMWare ESX / ESXi, Novell Netware, relational databases like Oracle 10/11g and backup solutions from Computer Associates. Large experience in high-end servers from Dell and HP, having the following certifications: Microsoft: MCP, MCSE, MCDBA, MCSA and MCT (2008 ~ 2013), Computer Associates: Technical Specialist – Storage and Backup Solutions,

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