Is ORDERS Plus a Real-Time Inventory System?
Items are committed immediately when added to a Sales Order, removed
when shipped and added when received. ORDERS Plus also supports
partial shipments and receipts.
Can ORDERS Plus Manage a Virtual Inventory?
Inventory Items can be defined as Non-Stock Items and then as an order
is taken for a Non-Stock Item, a Purchase Order can be automatically
Can ORDERS Plus Manage a Just In Time Inventory?
your company wants to purchase inventory based upon current
requirements, yet keep no additional stock, the ORDERS Plus Automatic
Stock Purchasing feature in conjunction with the setup of a stock
inventory item will allow for a Just In Time Inventory model to be
Can We Automatically Generate Purchase Orders to
Replenish Stock Items?
ORDERS Plus supports the ability to Automatically Generate Purchase
Orders for Stock Items based upon the Inventory Items specific re-order
points and amounts. Once the Purchase Orders are generated, the
user can make any additional changes and email the purchase orders
directly from within ORDERS Plus.
Does ORDERS Plus Support Manufacturing?
The ORDERS Plus Manufacturing and Production Order module allows for
complete inventory automation and cost accounting for items that are
manufactured with no more than 99 sub-assemblies. Not only does
ORDERS Plus support made-to-stock, but also made-to-order by allowing
certain production activities to be started directly from the time of
order entry. ORDERS Plus best manages production in which it does not take
months to get materials in and subsequently months to build the finished
good. Companies that have such long lead times require the
resource planning timelines of a much more expensive MRP system.
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Can We Make Adjustments to Actual Inventory and
Labor Used After Production?
Prior to Completing the Production Order, you can make adjustments to
the actual quantities used of a raw material and/or labor to compensate for overage and underage.
Does ORDERS Plus Support Inventory Kits?
The ORDERS Plus Manufacturing and Production Order module supports the
ability to define a single inventory item that consists of other
inventory items that make-up a kit. When the Kit Item is ordered
and subsequently shipped, inventory adjustments are automatically made
to the individual items of the kit.
How Many Vendors Can Be Setup For A Single
Unlimited. ORDERS Plus supports the ability to define an unlimited
amount of vendors for an inventory item. ORDERS Plus also tracks
the Vendor's Item# and Cost of the item. When a user receives an
item from a Purchase Order, the Vendor Item# and Cost is automatically
added to the Vendor Listing of an Inventory Item.
How Many Different Pricing Schema's Can ORDERS
Unlimited. By default, an Inventory Item can have 6 different
Selling Prices that can be either manually defined or automatically
calculated based upon either percentage markup from cost, discount off
list price or quantity price based. Every Customer has a default
Price Level Code that directly coordinates to one of the 6 different
prices defined for an inventory item (excluding qty based priced items).
not enough, you can add our
Customer Special/Contract Pricing module to
define either a specific selling price for a specific inventory item or
a specific markup or markdown for a group of inventory items.
Can ORDERS Plus Email Purchase Orders?
ORDERS Plus is designed to work with Microsoft Outlook and can easily
email purchase orders to your vendor. A simple click
of the mouse will automatically generate an Email for Vendor and attach the Purchase Order as a PDF
document to the email. You can add any comments and press the send
button. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3.
How Many Inventory Item Characters Are
Plus Supports up to 20 Alpha-Numeric Characters for an Inventory Item#.
How Many Inventory Item Description Characters
Plus supports up to 400 Alpha-Numeric Characters for an Inventory Item's
Can Users Check Inventory Availability and
Pricing without entering the Inventory module?
ORDERS Plus has a Stock Check button available on every screen in the
system. This provides immediate response to your customer while on
the phone. Items can be located by either partial match to the
Item#, Vendor Item# Cross Referencing or 3 Level Relational Categories.
Complete descriptions, pricing and ability to view related documentation
is available with a simple click of the mouse.
Can Vendor Pricing Be Imported Into ORDERS Plus?
Update Pricing feature is designed to provide an easy method of updating
the cost each and retail price or list price fields contained on an
inventory item record using an ASCII file.
This feature is perfect for companies that base their inventory system
on manufacturers they represent. When the manufacturer has any price
changes, they simply send this data on diskette and you can use this
feature to update ORDERS Plus inventory with the new pricing.
Can Physical Inventory Counts Collected Using a
Hand Held Data Collector Be Imported?
Physical Inventory Counts can be imported to update the current On Hand
amount of an inventory item using an ASCII file. Complete auditing
and adjustment details can also be displayed on screen or via report.
Does ORDERS Plus Support Multiple Warehouses?
ORDERS Plus provides the management of inventory items located in
different locations. Each inventory item stocked at a different location
will have a separate inventory record. ORDERS Plus designates the
separate warehouse locations by adding a two-digit extension to the
inventory item record. When a new inventory record is created, you
will be prompted to select the warehouse location. Upon selecting the
warehouse, the two-digit extension is added to the part number. Example:
WIDGET-01 where –01 might represent a warehouse in Chicago, IL. If your
company has many different warehouses, this functionality may not be
preferred since there is a unique inventory record for each location.
Much more expensive systems use a different approach in which a single
inventory record exists with the respective quantities for each
Does ORDERS Plus Support Cross Matrix Inventory?
ORDERS Plus does not support a classic cross-matrix inventory typically
associated with clothing products in which a style, size and color
matrix is represented on each inventory record. ORDERS Plus does
have the ability to setup inventory items with different categories and
add line items based upon those categories. Meaning, when adding
line items to an order, one could select a STYLE, SIZE and COLOR
category to select the correct inventory item. However, each
variation would represent a unique line item on the order. This
works fine for small, specialty manufacturers in which their product
line is not large and diverse. If your company distributes 100%
clothing products only, a Cross Matrix Inventory would be required and
thus, ORDERS Plus is not the correct choice for that application.
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