Enhancing Order Entry, Inventory & Supply Chain Management
With the mobile user in mind, Macola 10.6 delivers an improved user experience and deeper functionality across multiple devices, especially tablets that are favored by manufacturing and wholesale distribution companies. It’s designed to empower users to access key data wherever they work, with real-time insight into inventory and shop floor information while increasing efficiencies through reduced data entry and faster searches.
A more efficient sales order experience with enhanced inventory and supply chain management capabilities
Macola 10.6 also continues to build upon the new UI for Order Entry, Inventory Management and through REST API and web services enhancements improves, makes 3rd party integration and customization easier and more robust, benefitting all functional areas of an organization. Together, 10.6 offers over 120 enhancements & updates while advancing Macola’s main principles: visibility & control of enterprise processes, configurable views into real-time data, integration between business functions, and accessibility at any time and on any device.
Distribution: Order Entry – Faster & Quicker
A faster & more efficient sales order experience
Enhancements have been added to the Order Entry module that empower users to more rapidly create orders, wherever they are, on whatever device. Orders can then be fast tracked for immediate invoice processing. Data can be located faster, with the addition of new order entry tabs, and greater detail can be viewed on mobile devices. This allows users to get in and out of the application quickly, minimizing application navigation times.
Create orders at the counter, or wherever you are.
New UI allows users to create an Invoice Order on any device, especially suitable for counter sales.
Order Entry—see greater detail on mobile devices.
To further support the creation of an Invoice Order or selecting an item for billing, functionality carried within 10.6 now includes: 1) prepaid freight, 2) terms code, 3) cost center/unit, 4) freight and miscellaneous charges.
Rapid Order Entry - find what you're looking for faster.
Tabs have been added to the Order Entry forms to enhance the user experience. Now see separate tabs for general details, items and freight and miscellaneous charges.
More easily and quickly update one-time ship to address info.
Users can now select different delivery addresses with new functionality added. Macola can auto populate addresses with defaults established or edit by individual order as needed.
A progress bar has been added to the top of every order to provide order statuses-at-a-glance, increasing the speed to deliver answers to customers.
Find what you need, faster.
Find what you need—faster. Our new interface enables users to add, delete and change quantities on-the-fly, right from the entry screen. Navigation is efficient, using type-ahead search, drop down menus and pre-populated fields, and new functionality includes inline editing of data.
Tracking order progress--now easier than ever.
At a glance, see the progress of an order. The progress bar will track the status of the order as it moves through the order process—from start to finish and from entry to billing.
Faster, simpler and better billing capabilities.
Users can now select an item for billing for both Sales Order & Invoice Order types. Shipped items can now be billed and automatically posted to Accounting/GL.
Quicker quote conversion for faster fulfillment.
Earlier saved quotes can be converted to full orders to be fulfilled for the customer. Realize one-click order fulfillment converting quotes to orders with just one button.
Serial / Lot: Improving inventory accuracy for serial & lot info.
A new tab has been added to Item Snapshot (formerly Multi-Level Item View) to show serial/lot information pertaining to an individual item.
REST API / Web Services
Simplified & powerful REST API for easier integration.
Developed standard processes for utilizing REST API. API / Web Services are REST-based objects that provides a framework that can improve the visibility and control of various business functions that allows for the integration of 3rd parties and business partners into a Macola installation.