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Acumatica ERP Distribution Suite

Distribution Suite

The Distribution suite includes the Inventory, Sales Orders, Purchase Orders, and Purchase Requisitions modules.

Distribution Flowchart
Inventory

The Inventory module, provides a wide range of add-on features which will help our business to more effectively manage the inventory. With the basic functionality only, we can create and maintain stock and non-stock items, update prices and evaluate costs, perform receipts and issues, prepare and complete full physical counts. The add-on features enable we to track items by lot or serial numbers and expiration dates; use multiple units of measure (base, sales, and purchase units) for each item and configure the rules for conversion between these units of measure; configure multiple warehouses, each with multiple locations; set up automated replenishment; configure automatic packaging to facilitate shipping; and more.
The Inventory module is integrated with the financial modules, as well as with other modules of the Distribution suite.

Sales Orders

The Sales Orders module, includes basic functionality and add-on features. By using its basic functionality, we can manage sales-related activities, such as entering sales orders of various types, fulfilling sales orders, generating pick lists, creating shipments, and adding additional freight costs. Also, the Sales Orders module provides tools for configuring custom order types and fulfilment workflows that can help we improve order fulfilment processes. If we use add-on features, we can set up integration with carriers, configure automated packaging functionality, and process drop ship orders.

The Sales Orders module is integrated with the financial modules, as well as with the Inventory and Purchase Orders modules.

Purchase Orders

The Purchase Orders module, includes basic functionality and add-on features. By using its basic functionality, we can manage purchase-related activities, such as placing purchase orders, receiving purchased goods, returning purchases, and processing various additional costs associated with purchased goods. Also, we can maintain vendor catalogs with alternative IDs for stock items and last-used prices.

The Purchase Orders module is integrated with the financial modules, as well as with the Inventory, Purchase Orders, and Purchase Requisitions modules.

Purchase Requisitions

The Purchase Requisitions module, incorporates the functionality that makes it possible for our company to process requests for goods and services, approve requests, and prevent cost overruns. The Purchase Requisitions module provides configurable request documents and budget compliance verification. Also, the module facilitates an efficient bidding process.

2 thoughts on “Acumatica ERP Distribution Suite

  1. Thanks, it was a good read.

  2. You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be actually something which I think I would never understand. It seems too complicated and extremely broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!

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