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CODES File Editor Changes

We’ve added an annotation feature to the CODIS file editor. At the initial prompt we explain how/when field notes will be displayed in the editor. The prompt ‘A, C, D, L, E’ prompt has been changed. We’ve included a manager … Continue reading

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Validating an External List of Parts in the Product File

If you have a list of part numbers and you want to make sure they are all setup in your product file then you can use the ‘/VP’ option within Product Stock Inquiry to validate each number. The external file … Continue reading

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Backorder Processing Codes

Backorder processing codes as defined within Customer File Maintenance determine how a customer’s backorders will be processing/released when they become available. Set the customer’s backorder processing code on screen 5, line 4 within Customer File Maintenance. Backorder processing/release happens during … Continue reading

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Non-returnable RMA Items

When creating a RMA (return merchandise authorization) you can validate the items were actually purchased from you within a defined period. If you find that the item was not purchased from you in the defined period then you have the … Continue reading

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Primary Stock Location Change

We’ve changed where the primary stock location of an item is stored. We previously stored the primary stock location of an item in field 45 of the ‘STOCK’ file record. We are now storing the primary stock location of an … Continue reading

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Retaining Price on a Backordered Item Even if Superseded

We’ve added a new order option that will allow retention of a customer price on an item even if the item is superseded. For example, a customer orders part number 1234 at $2.00. Part number 1234 is backordered then subsequently … Continue reading

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Using ‘Missing On-hand’

When an item that is supposed to be in stock and available has been allocated on an order but cannot be located, CODIS can put the missing allocated quantity into the “missing on-hand” field in the respective stock file record.  … Continue reading

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Change to Ship Confirmation Process

We’ve made a change to the ‘Ship Confirmation’ screen, changing what was previous a ‘F’ for finish to an “I’ for invoice. To provide for backward compatibility we are temporarily respecting the ‘F’ and treating as if you entered an … Continue reading

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Charging Freight Charges to a Customer’s ‘Special Freight Account’

When a customer requests that outgoing freight charges be billed to their own UPS/FEDEX/ etc. freight account then CODIS will pass the customer’s freight account information to your manifest system. To correctly set the account up to accomplish this requires … Continue reading

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Displaying Child Warehouse Inventory

The displaying of child warehouse inventory as a default in Product Stock Inquiry has been changed. We’ve added option ‘/CW’ to toggle the display of child warehouse inventory.

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