Special Orders (Just in Time)
From a Sales Order, automate the purchase of just in time (JIT) Items you don't normally stock.
Special orders result from Purchase Orders initiated by an incoming Sales Order. Your Supplier ships the products directly to you. You then ship the products to your Customer and then send them your invoice. Your Supplier sends you their invoice. The system can execute and track this entire process.
These types of Items can be set to trigger special orders:
- Assembly Items
On the Purchasing/Costs tab of each Item there you can set the default behavior of each Item to special order.
Preferred Supplier(s) can be stored on the ‘Preferred Supplier’ table on the ‘Purchasing/Costs’ tab on the Item Master. This table stores:
You can access and manipulate the preferred supplier from the Action ‘Preferred Suppliers’ on the Sales Quote and Sales Order Documents. This is useful if you need to Special Order a Standard Item (one you don’t normally Special Order.
When you click the ‘Preferred Supplier’ Action, a modal (popup) window will appear: