Presentation on theme: "specifically designed for Manufacturers and Distributors"— Presentation transcript:
1specifically designed for Manufacturers and Distributors Retail Supplier LinkA complete B2B systemspecifically designed for Manufacturers and Distributorswho sell to Retailers.
2What is a Retail Supplier Any Manufacturer or Distributor who sells to Retail ChainsHard GoodsApparelPersonal Care ProductsOffice and School SuppliesHome FurnishingsElectronics & Computer Products
3Retail Supplier Business Issues The typical Retail Supplier is smaller than the retailer.In the B2B world the large company dictates the requirements.Retailers typically use large custom developed systems which are not very flexible.
4Retailer Business Issues Deals with a large number of vendors.Must purchase and schedule inventory for each store.Deals with shipments through distribution centers as well as direct to stores.
5Retail Supplier Distribution Model Retail SuppliersRetail ChainShip Through DCMfr. - Personal Care ProductsDistribution CenterMfr. Household ProductsDistribution CenterStoreMfr. - Shelf Display ItemsShip Direct to StoreDist. - Writing InstrumentsStoreStoreDist. Computers and Peripherals
6Retailers require Suppliers to: Send and receive all business transactions via EDI.Label boxes and pallets with Customer specific labels including UCC compliant barcodes.Send Advanced Shipping Notice of consolidated shipment via EDI containing package level detail.
7Retail Supplier Software Must deal with all the standard business issues addressed by supply chain systems.Must meet the complex and unique B2B requirements required by retail chains.
8Retail Supplier Software Must deal with all the standard business issues addressed by supply chain systems.Must meet the complex and unique B2B requirements required by retail chains.Seamlessly Integrate Both
9Two Approaches to the Problem Best of Breed ApproachIslands of IntelligenceIntegrated Single SystemTotal Access to Data
10Best of Breed ApproachInterfaced not Integrated (5 different S/W packages)EDI SoftwareDistribution or Manufacturing SystemPacking SoftwareLabel Printing SoftwareShipping System for LTL or Package CarriersIssuesRedundant Entry and ProcessingDifficult to access dataAny change to one S/W package upsets the interface
11Integrated Single System All necessary functions are contained in Retail Supplier LinkAdvantagesSingle System for planning and execution.Access to all data from EDI through ShippingZero Integration IssuesLower cost to maintainEasier to use!
12Retail Supplier LinkAllows you to win new customers and streamline your business by:Fully conforming to all retail chain demands.Providing access to real time data from B2B electronic transactions through back office.Streamlining day to day operations with an end-to-end solution.
13Retail Supplier Business Processes Receive an incoming Order via EDICreate Sales OrderConfirm Receipt of Purchase OrderPick/Pack Inventory and create UCC128 LabelsCreate BOL and ShipmentPost Shipment and send ASNSend Sales Invoice
14Receive and incoming Order via EDI Cross reference sell-to and ship-to locations. (often multiple ship-to locations on a single PO)Cross reference retail item number to internal item number.Cross reference retail UOM to internal UOM.Compare incoming price from chain.
15Receive and incoming Order via EDI PurchaseOrder850EDIReceivedDocumentCross Ref. EngineTrading PartnerCustomerEDI MAPVendorItemUOM
16Create Sales OrderCreate a Sales Order from the incoming EDI document.Store EDI required data in Virtual FieldsAssign an Internal EDI document number.Release Sales Order
17Create Sales Order Incoming Purchase Order 850 EDI Received Document Cross Ref. EngineInventoryTrading PartnerCustomerEDI MAPVendorItemUOM
18Confirm Receipt of Purchase Order After Sales Order has been released and scheduled.Send Purchase Order Acknowledgement (855)Flag Sales Order as having been confirmed.
19Confirm Receipt of Purchase Order IncomingPurchaseOrder850EDIReceivedDocumentSalesOrderOutgoingOrderAck.855Cross Ref. EngineInventoryTrading PartnerCustomerEDI MAPVendorItemUOM
20Pack Inventory and create UCC128 After pickingUse one of two methods to pack.If shipping case quantity auto generate packages and UCC128 labels.If shipping assorted quantities use Pack Line Scanning to pack each package and print UCC128
26Send Sales Invoice Post Sales Invoice Send EDI Invoice 810 Flag Sales Invoice has having been sent.
27Send Sales Invoice Incoming Purchase Order 850 EDI Received Document ShipmentSalesInvoicePack LineScanningOutgoingOrderAck.855Cross Ref. EngineInventoryLabelFormatterTrading PartnerCustomerOutgoingAdvancedShipNotice856EDI MAPVendorUCC128ItemBOLShipmentBill ofLadingUOMOutgoingInvoice810
28All in One System – Retail Supplier Link IncomingPurchaseOrder850EDIReceivedDocumentSalesOrderSalesShipmentSalesInvoicePack LineScanningOutgoingOrderAck.855Cross Ref. EngineInventoryLabelFormatterTrading PartnerCustomerOutgoingAdv. ShipNotice856EDI MAPVendorUCC128ItemBill ofLadingDocumentBill of LadingUOMOutgoingInvoice810
29Retail Supplier Link (Granules) EDIE-ShipShipping BOL / ASNUCC Label FormatterNotificationHistory Management
30EDILogical Mapping Tool Inside Navision – Map where the business data resides.Easily maps EDI or Intermediate Format.Integrates with most value added networks.Extensive work flow and audit trail of all Electronic Documents.
31E-ShipPack Line Scanning function is used to capture package level detail of package, pallet , and shipment.Supports LTL (Less than Truck Load) rate shopping, quoting, and Invoice reconciliation.Supports popular Package carriers such as UPS, FedEx and Airborne for smaller shipments.
32Shipping BOL / ASNShipments can be planned, quoted, and scheduled before picking.The BOL Shipment structure supports the package, pallet, order, and consolidated shipment structure required by the Advanced Shipping Notice.Prints Bill of Lading for LTL and Contract carriers.
33UCC Label FormatterDesign and mapping tool to allow the formatting of Customer Specific inner pack and UCC 128 labels.Label formats are assigned through the Advanced Shipping Notice rule assigned to each customer.Supports Eltron Orion and Zebra printers.
34NotificationUsed for order confirmations and shipping notices to smaller retail or other customers.Can be used to request and confirm shipment pickup appointments with freight carriers.formatter and mapping tool allows user definition of formats.
35History ManagementTracks multiple versions of data entered or changed by users.Examples:Track changes to Customer setupTrack changes to EDI sales orders after they are received.Track price setup changes and overrides.
36Retail Supplier Link (All in one System) Navision Financials, Advanced Distribution, Manufacturing and Attain 3.0EDIE-ShipShipping BOL / ASNUCC Label FormatterNotificationHistory Management
37Retail Supplier Link - Advantages Integrates all business functions required by the Retailer into a single system.Greater visibility into all business transactions on a timely basis.EDI, Package Detail, and Label Compliance is achieved without redundant entry or use of 3rd party software.Streamline the physical pick-pack process reducing errors and minimizing redundant labor.Retailer compliance eliminates charge backs and fines.
38All in One System Retail Supplier Link A complete B2B system specifically designed forManufacturers and Distributorswho sell to Retailers.All in One System