User Manual

Multi-stock and Production Sites

The Multi-stock and production sites functionality allows managing multiple physical stocks and/or production sites at different geographical locations.

This functionality can be turned on at Settings -> System settings -> Enterprise functions -> Multi-stock and production sites.

When the multi-stock functionality is enabled

The following software sections become available:

  • The Settings -> Production sites/Stocks page becomes available, where it is possible to define the different sites and their addresses.
  • The Stock -> Transfer Orders page becomes available, where it is possible to make shipments between locations, print waybills etc. The functionality is the same as for Shipments

In the Stock section:

  • In all functions and reports, a particular stock/site can be selected, or an overview of all sites can be seen.
  • Min. stock value for an item can be defined for each stock.
  • A default storage location (bin) for an item at every stock should be defined.

In the Procurement section:

  • When creating a purchase order, a site must be selected for each line;
  • Items on one PO can be ordered to different sites.
  • The "Ship To" address of the site is printed on the PO PDF.

In the Production planning section:

  • A production site can be selected in different functions and reports.
  • A production site must be chosen when planning new manufacturing orders. The products will become available at this site and materials can only be booked from this site.
  • A production site needs to be selected for every workstation (one workstation can be on one site - each site has separate workstations).

In the CRM section:

  • When booking goods for a customer order, a stock needs to be chosen.

User access rights for multi-stock management

For adding stocks/production sites (in Settings -> Production sites/Stocks), or creating Transfer Orders, the user needs to have appropriate rights set in  Settings -> Human Resources -> User rights.