Macola ES Includes Several Order
Exact’s Macola ES product is in controlled release and currently
installed at approximately twenty sites. The order entry module has a
significant number of enhancements and changes. Many users will find
these improvements make the system easier to use and improve overall
productivity. In this article we will discuss several of the new changes
Macola ES allows you to edit a captured bill of material for a
Production Order Processing (POP) Pull or O/E Manufactured item from the
Enter Orders application. The captured bill is changed using the Edit
Captured Bill button on the order entry screen. This button is only
available when you access the line item in change mode and the quantity
to ship is less than the quantity ordered. These changes do not affect
the bill of material stored in the product structure file.
ES has improved the functionality when converting customer quotes to
orders. When converting quotes to orders the customer number can be
changed and you can select whether to use the price/cost that is on the
quote or get the current price/cost.
One of the most requested enhancements has finally been added, the Enter
Orders screen now displays the total sales dollars and quantity amounts
based on quantity ordered and shipped. Version 7.6 only shows the totals
based on quantity to ship.
Macola ES has added the ability to change commissions on a line item by
line item exception basis through the Commission button on the order
entry screen. The Commission button is only available if the Calculate
Commission Method in Order Entry Setup is set to I for Item Pct/Amt.
A major user interface improvement is the use of only one screen to
enter order header information and order line item information when
entering a customer order. A screen shot of the Enter Orders screen is
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