This Month’s Module from
Macola’s Order Entry Module is a critical component of the
electronic commerce process. Macola’s
O/E is a robust module capable of supporting three primary phases of
order processing: order entry, picking and shipping, and billing.
O/E’s order entry process accepts orders and quotes, validates
credit, and calculates pricing. O/E’s
picking and shipping process recommends lines, picks serial/lot/bins,
and generates shipping documents such as labels, packing slips, and
bills of lading. O/E’s
billing process completes the circuit between customer service, the
warehouse(s), and accounting.
O/E supports intuitive manual order processing, but more
importantly, O/E supports automated order processing through EDI as well
as through fourth-channel’s e-commerce website interface.
When viewing orders, BSC consultant and certified Macola expert
Adam Ryan suggests users use the consolidated order view.
The consolidated view permits users to simultaneously view both
posted and unposted orders. This
is a real time-saver because otherwise order checking involves
navigating three different screens.