Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ordering by ‘Number of Packages’ Quantity

When placing an order for an item that is packaged in a multi-pack and you don’t know the multi-pack quantity you can enter the quantity followed by a “/P” and CODIS will calculate the number of pieces for you. The … Continue reading

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Force Allocating an Item in Order Entry

Occasionally you may need to “force” allocate an item in Order Entry even though the item is not “available” for allocation. Perhaps the item has just arrived but not been received into stock or the inventory count incorrect and you … Continue reading

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Suspended/Pending Orders Indicator

In-house users and Persona users often suspend and/or leave orders in an “in-progress” state but may not realize they exist. These orders allocate merchandise that left unattended for a period of time, can affect fill-rates and inventory turns. We’ve added … Continue reading

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Assisting a User via CONTRL

You can provide assistance to a user via CONTRL. CONTRL is a program on the CODIS system that allows you to connect to a user’s active session and watch or take over the session. The user and individual controlling the … Continue reading

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New Order Option – Do NOT auto-send Invoice in ANY manner

A new order option, “{” has been added to NOT send an invoice regardless of the manner of invoice delivery, i.e. mail, fax, email, edi, ic-com, etc..

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Checking for Duplicate POs

You can prevent duplicate incoming orders from being processed inadvertently by flagging customers to automatically check for duplicate purchase orders. While in the Customer File Maintenance program and on screen 3, change line 12 to a value greater than zero. … Continue reading

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Default Promo Codes

You can create a default promotional code that prompts the user for a legitimate promo code during order entry. For example, you have an item on “promo” and you’ve used various methods for getting the promotional information out to your … Continue reading

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Blocking an Item from Backordering and the /VA Option

You can block backorders on an item but still allow the /VA option (allows sourcing from another CODIS distributor). From the main CODIS menu, go to 20/30/70, Product File Editor. Enter the manufacturer and item number you want to edit. … Continue reading

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