I have been exploring MSI. I came across the "Source Selection Algorithm" when creating a shipment.
It has two options:

  1. "Distance priority"
  2. "Source priority"

When I select "source priority" nothing happens.

Where and how can I set this priority?
The order of the sources is set when we created the Inventory stock (Stores > Inventory: Stocks)

Screenshot Source Selection Algorithm


you can set-up priorities of Sources in the scope of the given Stock on that Stock editing page in Admin panel or via Web API.

Here you can read more about that: https://github.com/magento-engcom/msi/wiki/Create-Stock (Assigned Sources and Priorities - section).

After adding sources to the stock, arrange those sources from top-to-bottom in priority for fulfilling orders using Drag-n-Drop. The Source Selection Algorithm (SSA) provides an algorithm Priority using this order when determining shipment and inventory deductions.

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  • Thanks for you answer. I already have the order/priority set. The point is nothing happens when I select "Source Priority". Should the source be selected automatically? Is this a bug in my system or is it maybee misconfigured? – Akif Mar 21 '19 at 10:30

Also, you may find this documentation useful to get acquainted with MSI

https://docs.magento.com/m2/ce/user_guide/catalog/inventory-management.html https://github.com/magento-engcom/msi/wiki/Get-Started-with-MSI

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