Microsoft Dynamics GP Implementation – Nationwide Meals Substances Distribution Instance

This text describes meals ingredient distributor ERP implementation, customization & reporting. ERP System is constructed on the bottom of Microsoft Enterprise Options Nice Plains, the brand new title of the product is Microsoft Dynamics GP. In case you are mid-size and huge enterprise you sometimes have two choices in MRP choice: wealthy or customary performance ERP. Wealthy performance ERP, akin to mySAP, Oracle E-Enterprise Suite, PeopleSoft, JDEdwards normally has a whole lot of vertical options within the present modules, nevertheless worth is often increased (the probabilities are excessive that you’re paying for the bundle of obtainable performance and use solely few p.c of it). As opposed customary performance ERP could have lower cost, however needs to be thought-about as a platform for personalization, software program improvement and experiences tuning. In our case customary performance ERP – Microsoft Dynamics GP was chosen.

o Trade Specifics. Revenue margins for such a distribution are normally low and distributor has to observe and management carefully the fee. Often it’s inconceivable to know the fee upfront, resulting from the truth that gadgets could also be shipped from a number of places, shippers / freight forwarders could have varied supply value – these and lots of different components make value differ. Salesperson is all the time inclined to promote extra and cheaper to get fee on quantity, on the identical time system ought to set off the case after we are probably promoting under the fee. Firm has a number of manufacturers of product and every bill ought to have chosen model emblem.

o Estimated Prices. The method taken was to determine and preserve a number of estimated prices for the Merchandise / Web site (Warehouse) in Nice Plains. The prices related to the Merchandise / Web site are for revenue estimation on the bill. They’re used to print Bill revenue report, realized as GP inquiry display screen and as Crystal report to supply paper copy. Revenue watch was so vital that firm has full-time worker who updates estimated prices, primarily based on the resent gross sales and supply information.

o Emblem Experiences. As you recognize Nice Plains ReportWriter has three Bill varieties in Gross sales Order Processing (SOP) so that you can modify and it’s important to choose which one to print if you need to vary the default kind for the bill or the batch of invoices. To permit emblem choice logic, primarily based on advertising and marketing code of the product, Crystal Experiences for Quote, Order, Bill and Return had been created. The emblem itself was realized as OLE object with image choice logic.

o Buy Receiving Scheduling. To facilitate warehouses receiving personnel steady workload and keep away from overloads and additional time, supply dates choice logic was related to Calendar display screen, displaying warehouse receiving schedule for the proposed dates, by clicking on the calendar date you possibly can see the record of scheduled cargo for the day.

o Worth Negotiation. As firm doesn’t have official worth record – worth for the client relies on historic gross sales of the merchandise. Dexterity set off was created to log merchandise worth strains and one other one – to supercede worth logic with the final worth for the client.

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