PO Transfer and Other Parts Options

Configuration menu > Parts > PO Transfer and Other Parts Options

The PO Transfer and Other Parts Options window.

Purchase Order Settings

The first section affects

Prompt for Price Changes When Posting P.O.

Select this option so that you are prompted to adjust pricing when posting a purchase order. When a new cost is entered that is different from the current average cost, the Adjust Pricing window appears.

the Adjust Pricing window.

Select one of the options in the Pricing Adjustments section and click OK.

Prompt to Change Primary Suppliers When Posting P.O.

This setting controls what happens when you change suppliers when:

Changing suppliers on the Post Parts Receipts window.

Whenever suppliers are moved into different positions, the associated cost is moved automatically.

If you keep the primary supplier when receiving the part, this option - checked or unchecked - has no impact.

When Prompt to Change Suppliers is Checked

When you change the supplier when receiving, a prompt appears asking if you want to make the new supplier the primary supplier for the parts you just received.

The change primary supplier prompt.

If you click Yes,

The new supplier moved to 2nd on the General Information tab of the part record in Inventory.

If you click No,

When Prompt to Change Suppliers is Not Checked

When the supplier is changed when receiving, the following occurs automatically:

Leaving the prompt to change option unchecked is basically the same as clicking No on the prompt.

Apply Ordering Rules Based on Package Qty and Minimum Order Qty

The Apply Ordering Rules setting determines how Purchase Order Management uses the quantity information in the Stock Information Section of the Inventory window.

If selected, auto-build purchase orders determine the quantity to order based on the package quantity (Package Qty) and the minimum order quantity (MOQ) of each part.

Create A.P. Transaction When Posting P.O.

This setting determines if an Accounts Payable (AP) transaction is created when posting a purchase order.

There are three choices in the dropdown list: Always, Never or Prompt

NOTE: The setting here is overridden if the Post Orders to Accounts Payable option is selected in the supplier interface. When the Post Order option is selected for the supplier, the Post to Accounts Payable window appears as part of the ordering process automatically.

Disable Editing PO in AP and Inventory

When you check this setting, you cannot edit the purchase order number when posting to Accounts Payable or creating some purchase orders in Inventory.

When posting to AP, the Your Purchase Order Number field is disabled when Posting Invoices by Detail.

Your Purchase Order Number field disabled on the post to AP detail window.

When creating purchase orders in Inventory, the P.O. Number field is disabled on the New Purchase Order window that opens from the following windows:

Preselect AP Payment Type

The Preselect AP Payment Type dropdown list determines the payment type automatically selected in the Payment Type dropdown list on the Post Accounts Payable Invoice window.

The Payment Type dropdown list circled on the Post AP Invoice window.

You can select a different payment type before clicking the Post button.

Default Core Account

The Default Core Account is the default code used when posting cores to Accounts Payable.

Next Purchase Order Number

Enter the number of the next purchase order that will be created. Use this option to synchronize manual purchase order numbers with generated purchase order numbers when needed.

This counter is used only when opening Smart eOrder from Inventory and P.O. Management. When opening Smart eOrder from the Quick Launch on the main window, either the open ticket number is used or a purchase order number you enter when ordering.

Ignore On Order Parts When Displaying On Hand Inventory Quantities

This option determines if the on-order quantity is included in the on-hand value of parts in the following areas of R.O. Writer:

By default, when on-hand quantities are displayed, the value = On-Hand quantity plus (+) the On Order quantity (parts on purchase orders that have not yet been received) minus (-) the Committed quantity.

If you check the Ignore On Order option, the on-order quantity is not included. Instead, on-hand values are the On Hand quantity minus (-) the Committed quantity.

Only Affects These Features Button

Click the Only Affects These Features button any time to see list of the areas where the Ignore On Hand option is applied.

The Ignore On Order window listing the areas affected.

When Changing Existing Part

The settings in this section tell R.O. Writer how to handle part line codes for part records in Inventory.

The when changing existing part section.

Line codes are critical for online ordering because R.O. Writer treats parts that have the same part number but different line codes as two entirely different parts.

Local Inventory

For local inventory, when a part is added or posted that has a different line code than the part record in Inventory, you need to determine how R.O. Writer handles it. If you do not keep line codes up to date and in sync, you could risk having multiple parts that are in fact the same part, which would skew your sales and on-hand numbers.

The following table describes the settings for local inventory.



Save Part Record Only

Does not update inventory, part history, estimates, repair orders, purchase orders, etc.

When selected, a duplicate part number is added.

Update Selected Part's Line Code For All Parts

Updates the inventory record to the new line code as well as part history, estimates, ROs, POs, etc. for all parts with matching part number, regardless of line code.

When selected, all records are updated with the new line code, including every instance of the part number in inventory if there are already duplicate part numbers with different line codes.

Update Selected Part's Line Code

Update the inventory record to the new line code as well as parts history, estimates, ROs, POs, etc. for all parts having the original part number and line code.

When selected, all records for all parts are updated with matching part number and line code.

Prompt For Action

When posting parts from Epicor, WORLDPAC, NAPA, Smart eCat, ACDelco Connect, or Nexpart the manufacturer's line codes are posted as well.

When a line code is entered or changed, you are prompted to see if you want to change the line code on the selected part or all parts with the same part number in inventory and history. Select the option that is best for that specific part number.

When posting, you are prompted to

When editing inventory, you are prompted to