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Sample Orders

How to use Customer Focus to manage ordering samples from suppliers!

Step 1: Sample Orders are generated from the Quote Screen

 
When you're in the 'Build a Quote' screen, mouse over the 'Next' button to see a list of drop down options. Select 'Order Sample'.

Sample Orders from VISION

 

Step 2: VISION will create Purchase Orders for all items on the Quote


The quantity ordered defaults to 1, and the cost price defaults to the highest price for that item. If the supplier doesn't charge for samples, you can simply click on 'Edit Document' from the Purchase Orders tab to zero out the line value.


Sample Orders 2

 

Step 3: Send your Sample Purchase Orders to your supplier(s)


Click on Email Document and you'll see a preview of the Purchase Order (below); just mouse over the 'Next' button to Send/Share.

Sample Purchase Order

 

That's it! You'll now have a record of the sample order within this job jacket / project, and all sample orders by customer and by supplier.