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Infor LX & BPCS Materials Tip: Did you know you can do all these things in Order Management?


Did you know you can do all these things in Order Management?

  • Specify and maintain various order types from a single order entry and maintenance application.
  • Define required order processing events for each order.
  • Automatically generate various business documents at each order processing event.
  • Backorder automatically.
  • Establish customer and supplier item number cross references.
  • Optionally pre-allocate inventory online.
  • Consolidate orders online.
  • Check inventory availability and allocation by lot, location, or container.
  • Inquire on open orders by customer name, customer number, item, request date, order, or picker number.
  • Inquire about customers, customer quotes, ship-to locations, lot/location allocations, material status, and warehouses.
  • Check customer credit.
  • Review and release four order types: customer, credit, margin, and user.
  • Maintain multiple addresses, including Ship-to, Promotional Payment-to, Invoice-to, and Lock Box-to.
  • Perform special pricing by customer, salesperson, item, and discount classes.
  • Set up contract and discount pricing with nine quantity breaks.
  • Maintain multiple companies, profit centers, and locations.
  • Process made-to-order or one-time special items.
  • Perform optional batch detail allocations to orders.
  • Print pickable orders reports.
  • Maintain multiple customer terms per company.
  • View online shipment history.
  • Allocate to the location/lot/container level when you enter or pick orders.
  • Control and monitor customer requests for returned goods.
  • Accept and process customer orders for inventory items shipped directly from a vendor to the customer.

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