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Narration Activity Diagram
|A.||At start state A, the distributor is eligible for a Ship-from-Stock and Debit claim.|
The Distributor generates a debit Claim.
|2.||The component supplier processes the Debit Claim The component supplier may audit the claim against point-of-sales data reported by the distributor.|
The component supplier responds to the
Debit Claim. The component supplier will either approve the request,
deny the request, providing a reason for the denial, or mark it as pending.
If the initial response is "pending," the distributor should expect to see a follow-up response within a reasonable amount of time. The definition of "reasonable amount of time may be based on the Trading Partner Agreement.
|B.||At end state B, the supplier has sent a response that indicates that the debit claim is either accepted (approved) or rejected (denied). The distributor may continue on to the next step in the business scenario.|
|C.||At end state C, the supplier has sent a response that indicates that the debit claim approval is "pending". The distributor should not continue on to the next step in the business scenario. The distributor should expect to see a follow-up response within an agreed, configurable amount of time. The amount of time may be specified the Trading Partner Agreement. The distributor may launch an exception notice if the supplier's follow-on response is not received within the agreed, configurable period of time.|
|D.||Start state D indicates that the Debit Authorization Response may be invoked if the component supplier needs to send a follow-up response to the distributor.|
|4.||The distributor processes the Response to the Debit Claim. Typically, the distributor posts both approvals and denials to a data base. If the Debit Claim is approved, the distributor debits the appropriate amount from what the distributor owes the component supplier for other transactions.|
Last updated 14 February 2003