Refer to Generate Orders Overview for detailed explanations of the ordering fields.
From Order Maintenance:
1. Click Generate.
The Order Generation window is displayed.
a. Supplier: Defaults to your preferred wholesaler, adjust if required.
b. Category: Defaults to Department, leave this filed set as Department.
c. From Dept. & To Dept.: Leave these fields on the default setting, that way all products (from the Supplier) in your database will be considered in this order. The Order content field is used to differentiate between Retail and Dispense lines.
d. From Company & To Company: Leave these fields on the default setting, that way all products (from the Supplier) in your database will be considered in this order.
e. Description: Enter a meaningful description for your order e.g. reason for the order, date and who is responsible for the order.
f. Order Type: Defaults to 1. Normal, click the drop-down and select 3. Usage Only.
g. Use Default Suppliers: Check by default, it is recommended to leave this checked.
h. Order content: Defaults to 1. All Products. To only order for your dispense products or retail products, click the drop-down and select either 2. Dispense or 3. Retail.
i. Starting Date & Ending Date: Default to today's date. Adjust if required, the products must have been sold to be considered for this order.
j. Stocked Only: This is not checked by default, if this checkbox is selected the products must be flagged as Re-order (Stocked) to be considered for this order.
k. Generate: Click Generate to start the order generation process.
The Order Maintenance window is displayed, your order will be in a status of Created.
Note Scripts waiting at the till will not be included in this order. This is not the recommeneded ordering process, Minfos best practise is to generate Normal order's refert to Generate a Daily Wholesaler Order for more information.
Refer to Edit an Order to learn how to adjust your generated order.