The container return system can also be used to record the return of container items in the Desktop Order Entry System. The return of containers is automatically triggered whenever a sale is created for a content item that has an associated container item.
Container returns can be easily recorded during a sales transaction in the Desktop Order Entry System.
To enable the container return system in Desktop Order Entry System, the profile settings specified in Setting up Container Tracking (Profile Settings) will need to be configured for the Desktop Order Entry System user profile.
To record a container return in Desktop Order Entry System, create a new sale as described in Managing Sales Transactions.
|2.||Set the logged on location|
|3.||When adding items to the sale, click in the Container Return column for any item that has a container item associated with it.|
|4.||In the dialog window, select the container item in the dialog and enter the quantity in the quantity field.|
|5.||Press the Select button|
|Container Returns in DOES|
Entering the Opening Balance
On initial setup it will be necessary for you to enter the opening balance of containers at each of your customer locations. This is completed through the use of stock adjustment transactions, where the Factory is entered as the From location.
To do this, follow the instructions found here under the subtopic 'Desktop Order Entry System, making sure that the From Location is set to Factory and the To location is the customer.
Working with DOES
Setting up Container Tracking