Upload Product Web Details

August 6, 2017 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to upload Product Web details from a file created outside of the system for existing products. This is an alternative way of entering these details and is useful where you are updating large volumes of new data. Using this method a “spread-sheet” style tool can be used to create a list of products […]

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Product Transfer Overview

July 11, 2017 Inventory Control

Why do a Product Transfer In Online Advantage, you may not delete a Product, or remove a Size or Colour from a Product. If we allowed the deleting then the product details would no longer be available when you ran reports on historical data. This would mean those reports would not be able to allocate […]

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Upload Product, Prices and Inventory

July 5, 2017 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to upload Products, Prices and Inventory details from a file created outside of the system. This is an alternative way of entering these details and is useful where you are entering large volumes of new products. Using this method a “spread-sheet” style tool can be used to create a list of products […]

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Inventory Tracking Overview

November 16, 2016 Inventory Control

In Online Advantage it is possible to enable a detailed level of tracking on inventory items on a Product by Product basis, or, if required, on selected Inventory items i.e. a Product stocked in a specific Stock Location. These tracking options allow you to record a level of additional details with each transaction to assist […]

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Configuring Product Labels

November 10, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose The Print Product Labels function allows you to select items in inventory and print a sticky label to attach to your products. The default Product Label delivered with Online Advantage obviously isn’t going to suit everyone. There are just too many different types of label stock (papers quality, size, perforation etc.) available to have […]

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Print Product Labels

November 9, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This function can be used to print ‘Product Labels’ for inventory items. It offers two basic approaches to the selection of which products to print labels for. The first method it to use the details of what is in Inventory i.e. in stock to select the products to print. The second option is to […]

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Non Inventory Product Defaults

November 6, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This function is used to set the defaults to be used when creating ‘Non-Inventory Products’ on the fly via Sales Order Entry. The system-wide defaults can be defined by Product Group. Optionally they can be defined by Product Group and Stock Location for defaults specific to a given Branch. When creating a ‘Non-Inventory’ item in Sales Order […]

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Stock Reasons

November 2, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to add, change or delete the details of a ‘Stock Reason’. Stock Transaction Reasons are used when entering Manual Stock Issues and Manual Stock Receipts. The use of a ‘Reason’ for the stock transaction provides: A consistent ‘standardised’ reason for manual stock movements which leads to better reporting A default […]

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Bins

November 2, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This function is used to add, change or delete ‘Bins’. Inventory ‘Bins’ are used in conjunction with Stock Locations to define ‘storage’ positions in a physical warehouse. Bins are essentially an aisle/bay/shelf position, or can be used that way if appropriate. You can create as many ‘Bins’ as you need within each Stock Location you have […]

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Warehouses

October 30, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to add or change the details of a Warehouse, or to delete a Warehouse when required. Warehouses are used in conjunction with Stock Locations to define your warehouse setup and structure. Since multiple Stock Locations can be set up within each Warehouse, this provides an excellent reporting summary option when you […]

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Locations

October 30, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to add, change and delete the details of a Stock Location. ‘Locations’ are used in conjunction with Products to define and track Inventory Details. The Stock Location typically mirrors your physical warehouse structure, but they can also be used to define sub-sections within a given warehouse i.e. Damaged Stock, Bond/Quarantine Stock, […]

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Bin Tracking Options

October 30, 2016 Inventory Control

Within Online Advantage you can set up a different bin tracking option per Stock Location. There are 3 bin tracking options available: Option 1 – Optional Bin Tracking ‘Optional’ or ‘No’ bin tracking, allows for the entry of bin details when issuing and receiving stock but does not track the quantity on hand held in each […]

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Price Lists

October 23, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to add or change the details of a Price List on the system. You can have as many price lists in OA as you require as part of the Pricing Matrix. Each Price List permits you to define separate Costs and Prices for your Products. Each Price List can have […]

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Product Costs & Prices

October 23, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to view, add or change the cost and price details held in the system for a selected Product. The Cost and Prices function contains detailed costing and pricing information relating to Products you have already established at the Size level if you have enabled that feature. If the Size level is […]

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Upload Replacement Costs

October 23, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to upload and update Replacement Costs from a file created outside of the system. Note: The “Replacement Cost” provided is assumed to be the Unit Cost in “Stock Units” so be sure to check the “Unit of Measure” you are using when taking data from a report or from a list […]

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Product Details

October 16, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to view, add or change the details of products in the system. Products may describe tangible items, services and invoice add-on charges such as freight. Each entry uniquely defines a product and it’s particular details. Alternatively, a product code may define a “model” which can contain various “sizes” and “colours” […]

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Packaging Materials

October 16, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to enter or modify the details of Product Packaging Materials types. Packaging Material can be entered against Products along with the corresponding weight of the material. Tagging products with the type of Packaging material (e.g. wooden pallets, plastic, cardboard boxes) allows this information to be used to generate reports required […]

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Colours

October 12, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to add or change the details of a ‘Colour’ recorded on the system. The use of ‘Colours’ in the system is optional and can be enabled/disabled via the Product Format function. In fact the very term ‘Colour’ is configurable within Online Advantage via the same Product Format definition tool. If ‘Colour’ is […]

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Sizes

October 12, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This procedure is used to add or change the details of a ‘Size’ recorded on the system. The use of ‘Sizes’ in the system is optional and can be enabled/disabled via the Product Format function. In fact the very term ‘Size’ is configurable within Online Advantage via the same Product Format definition tool. If ‘Size’ is […]

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Product Format

October 12, 2016 Inventory Control

Purpose This routine is used to establish the mandatory settings in relation to Products in the Distribution suite in Online. In particular the length of the Product Code to be used in Inventory, and other related settings like the use of Sizes and Colours. The settings established here are global across multiple modules throughout your […]

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