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Create a logistics app -Nees Help

Hello ,

Does anyone know if it's possible to accomplish the below using powerapps .

Employee A: Needs to sends a box to another company warehouse.

I want Employee A to fill out a form to notify the logistics team that there is a box waiting in the mailroom waiting to go to another destination.

Logistics Team: they get the request from employee A and acknowledges that they have received the request . Once the request received butt it checked off a status notification gets emailed to employee A and the logistics team.

Once the team picks up the box they check off another box that it has been picked up. That box now triggers another alert notification.

After it has been picked up the logistics team delivers the box to it's new destination. The team checks off that the box is delivered and the last and final notification is sent.

All in all is this possible using power apps and SharePoint. Also need to email distros
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seadude
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Yes this is doable in PowerApps as long as everyone in the workflow is part of your organization. If anyone in the workflow is outside your organization, you will have to adjust your workflow around them.

 

You could even use the built in barcode scanner!

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v-micsh-msft
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Hi Soko19,

 

As suggested by @seadude, yes, it is possible to accomplish the scenario you mentioned.

But it is only available within the same organization.

Currently PowerApps is not available to be shared with external users, see this idea.

And more on PowerApps license in your org

 

A possible workaround if the Employee A is not in the same org with the Logistics team:

Creating a internal Office 365 Account for usage.

 

Besides, to send an Email, we could take use of Office 365 Outlook connection, with the SendEmail function.

 

Further, you may also take a look at Microsoft Flow, some scenario should be better handled through the Microsoft Flow Button:

The power of buttons! Optimize your work day using the new capabilities of Flow Buttons

 

Regards,

Michael

Community Support Team _ Michael Shao
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seadude
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Yes this is doable in PowerApps as long as everyone in the workflow is part of your organization. If anyone in the workflow is outside your organization, you will have to adjust your workflow around them.

 

You could even use the built in barcode scanner!

v-micsh-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi Soko19,

 

As suggested by @seadude, yes, it is possible to accomplish the scenario you mentioned.

But it is only available within the same organization.

Currently PowerApps is not available to be shared with external users, see this idea.

And more on PowerApps license in your org

 

A possible workaround if the Employee A is not in the same org with the Logistics team:

Creating a internal Office 365 Account for usage.

 

Besides, to send an Email, we could take use of Office 365 Outlook connection, with the SendEmail function.

 

Further, you may also take a look at Microsoft Flow, some scenario should be better handled through the Microsoft Flow Button:

The power of buttons! Optimize your work day using the new capabilities of Flow Buttons

 

Regards,

Michael

Community Support Team _ Michael Shao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Anonymous
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Thank you , Everyone. This would be for internal use. I just have to get used to working with power apps now.

Now that I know it could work I’m going to start designing it.

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