This reduces the learning curve on the Customer Service folks taking the orders. It also reduces the learning curve for Customers using Customer Self Service. By having the Agreement Master form and row exits in the Sales Order Entry screen, it assists Customer Service by filling in the line on the Sales Order for those Items specified in the Agreement. It also tracks the total quantity of the Agreement so that negotiated prices on the Agreement (if any) cannot be used for more Items than specified in the contract.
By increasing convenience and reducing the inventory management costs for the Customer, Outbound Inventory improves collaboration and loyalty while assisting Suppliers to forecast and manage demand more effectively. It also tracks ownership of the Items regardless of their physical location.
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