FUNCTIONALITY: OE to PO
the release of version 7.6.100, Exact Software North America (Macola)
has placed their OE to PO functionality into general release.
This feature allows a user to automatically create a purchase
order when an item is entered on a customer order.
It is ideal for companies that do not stock a product and simply
order it from a supplier when a customer places an order with them.
This functionality is included with Macola’s purchase order and
order entry modules and does not require that a separate module be
order to use the functionality, each item for which you want to
automatically create purchase orders must be setup in the item master to
use the OE to PO process. In
the item master you can set each item to automatically create the
purchase order or to allow user intervention.
User intervention allows the user to change the vendor or default
quantity. The Order Entry
setup screen allows you to specify for all items whether the purchase
order quantity will be the customer order quantity, ship quantity, or
back order quantity along with whether unreleased or released purchase
orders will be generated. The
purchase order setup screen allows you to decide whether a user can
change the customer order quantity after the purchase order has already
been generated and is in an unreleased or released status.
If you special order merchandise for customers, this new Macola
functionality can improve your company’s efficiency and streamline