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Sales Orders


Axle Inventory Control includes specific sales functionality to cater to the varied needs of retailers, wholesalers, and distributors.Whether you are a single site, or a multi-branch organization with multiple sales order locations, sales orders support the sales cycle from the initial enquiry through quotation to order placement. Sales orders are fully integrated to the procurement and other Axle inventory management processes. Sales order reporting is fully incorporated into Axle Analytics to provide you the summary and granular detail ensuring instant measurement of margins, volumes, and inventory status.Recognizing that in many organizations, customers will have different and distinct prices, sales orders are fully integrated into price management providing customer-specific pricing functionality.

Key features include:

  • FIFO or user-definable stock allocation
  • Account customers
  • Multi-currency
  • Quotations
  • Pre-order allocation
  • Serial number tracking
  • Time, branch, and region-based specials
  • Margin management
  • Action-based authorizations
  • Automatic creation of picking, packing, and shipping documents
  • Back orders
  • Sales associate commissions

 

Point of Sale (POS)


While Axle can interface to most POS systems in the market today, it includes a robust POS plug-in for the single site or multi-branch high volume retailer, accommodating all the necessary requirements for quick service while efficiently managing transactions and in-store reporting.

Key features include:

  • Pre-sales (lay-byes and forward order purchases)
  • Cash (local and forex), EFT card, Gift Voucher, Credit Note, and Cheque tender types
  • Planned promotions/campaigns
  • Multi-brand capability
  • Touch-screen enabled
  • Full barcode compatibility, including 2D, and weight-based
  • Multiple levels of product/category discounts
  • Discretionary discounts
  • Quotations
  • Staff time recording
  • Customisable receipts
  • Gift certificates, vouchers, and coupons
  • Sales associate commissions
  • Inter-branch transfers
  • Full in-store inventory management, including periodic counts
  • Sales/GST/VAT compatible
  • Action-based security
  • Full audit trails

 

Distribution


Distribution, fully integrated as part of the total Axle solution, provides the efficiency and control to ensure products are delivered to right place in time for the need. Standard requirements including RFID scanner interfaces, weigh scales and other optimization tools can easily be incorporated in the solution.

Key features include:

  • Drop shipments direct from suppliers
  • Direct to customer delivery
  • Inter-branch transfers
  • Return to suppliers
  • Inventory in transit
  • Freight management