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One Stop Order Processing allows you to efficiently manage and monitor your products stock. When orders are imported, One Stop Order Processing creates a product automatically which can then be used in the Product Management area. You can also create the products manually or import them in bulk through a csv file. Using these products, you can track the amount of stock you have left and bulk update stock details. When you import an order and the product has already been set up in One Sto...
INTRODUCED IN VERSION 2.0.0.27 If you want to easily add stock to a product you can use the _Add Stock_ button on the Product Management dialog (by selecting the _Products->Manage_ menu option). You can find a product by entering the SKU or EAN into the 'Product Identifier' field and clicking find. If you are using products with the same main SKU (to manage the same product on different channels) you can not be sure which product the stock is added to. In this release the stock is added to the...
INTRODUCED IN VERSION 2.0.0.27 If you are using _Automatic Stock Reorder Levels_ and use multiple product mappings there may be a problem with which orders are included when calculating the new stock reorder levels. This issue has been resolved in this new version. NOTE: This problem resolution will only work for newly imported orders. HOW THE PROBLEM CAN OCCUR An example that would show how this scenario would be setup and where previously a problem would occur. If you have 3 products that ...
Introduced in version 2.0.0.27 On the _Report_ tab in _Options_, in the _Stock_ section, if you have _Supplier_ selected you are given the option to produce the report for all suppliers or a specific supplier when you select the relevant menu option (e.g. the _Reports->Stock->Current Stock Levels_ menu option) When this option is selected you are asked the following question: _Do you want to produce a report for a specific supplier?_ If you answer _Yes_ you are given the option to enter a su...
Mole End's Profit, Pricing and Stock tool can allow you to export your catalogue, in CSV form. This export can include a range of fields, selected by clicking on the "Import/Export Options" "Change" button (see below) You can choose to include any of the below in your export. Product Reference (mandatory field) Cost Price Retail Price Use Stock Control - As shown in Actinic's "Stock" tab. The "Use Stock Control/Monitoring" checkbox. Stock in Hand - Number in stock. Stock Warning Level - As dis...
INTRODUCED IN VERSION 2.0.0.30 Each product in One Stop Order Processing can be linked to remote websites to update their stock levels. NOTE: This feature is only available in the Premium and Enterprise versions of the software. If you have previously setup Order Type SKUs for products and want to update the information from any new orders OR you want to link the Order Type SKUs to their respective websites so that stock can automatically be updated you can use this option. To update the...
Introduced in version 2.0.0.27 When you now produce any stock report (e.g. by selecting the _Reports->Stock->Products Out of Stock->Print_ menu option), from the list below, you can now start a new page when a different supplier is used. This will keep all products that are sourced from the same supplier together. _Stock Report_ _Out of Stock Report_ _Stock to Order Report_ Stock Valuation Report To do this open the _Options_ (select the _Tools->Options_ menu item) and select _Report _tab, i...
Using the main SKU and different SKUs for your selling channels lets you manage a product that you sell on multiple online marketplaces. If you sell a product on more than 1 sales channel (or more than once on a single sales platform, e.g. Ebay) you need to create a product for each sales platform or sale location. The software allows you to map multiple SKUs too on SKU in product management, and its because of this that stock control can be done across the different selling channels. In t...
You can sell a single product (e.g. on Amazon) and this actually relates to multiples of either the same product or different products. The stock can be correctly managed and the packing lists show the correct details. You can set this up in 1 of 2 ways: 1. If you amend the Product that you want to amend the stock details for and click on the Stock tab. You can change the pack size. This means that when somone orders 1 of the item (e.g. from Ebay) it deducts this value from the quantity in s...
INTRODUCED IN VERSION 2.0.0.27 You can now display Custom Product values in the stock reports. If you use any of the following reports _Stock Report_ _Out of Stock Report_ _Stock to Order Report_ _Stock Valuation Report_ and want to display additional information you can now include information that you store in each product. These are values from the following product page: To include these values you should use the [%PRODUCT_CUSTOM1%] to [%PRODUCT_CUSTOM20%] values in the HTML report fil...
INTRODUCED IN VERSION 2.0.0.26 NOTE: This feature is only available in the Standard Plus (or higher) version of One Stop Order Processing. Product Management can now export product stock level information in CSV formats that can be imported into Ebay (using TurboLister we are currently looking at another import template) and Amazon (Seller Central). To do this use the following approach: 1 Once orders have been imported open Product Management (select the Products->Manage menu option). 2 Sel...
The new Product Mash tool now includes a "Price and Quantity" update within the "Amazon Seller Central" feed. This enables you to upload update feeds, to Amazon  in a simple format including SKU, Price and Quantity. This is useful for keeping stock levels up to date, on Amazon, as well as introducing price changes. The feed creates a .txt file and this could also be used with other listings/portals if the file is suitable.
INTRODUCED IN VERSION 2.0.0.30 If you haven't setup any SKUs on your Ebay listings you can still use stock control and SKU mapping. To do this you can use the Ebay listing ID as the SKU. To enable this option if you tick the _Use Item ID as SKU if SKU is empty_ field in the Ebay Options (in the Import dialog).
Mole End's Profit Pricing and Stock Tool (PPST) offers a range of ways you can change website prices and calculate profits and print a range of stock and pricing reports. We've split this screen down into 4 separate areas in order to explain and guide you round them a little more. Areas 1-4 1) Profit, Pricing and Stock Tool Main Menu From here you can manage your pop-up assistant messages and access the about screen as well as the usual Windows functions (minimise, close etc) 2) Section & Pr...
Check the following to make sure stock has been setup correctly for the relevant product. 1. When you import orders do you have 'Update Stock Levels' ticked? This is located on the Import Orders dialog. 2. On the product that you want stock control to be updated (by opening the product in the Product Managment dialog and going to the 'Stock' tab) is 'Use Stock Control' ticked? 3. If you are using multiple SKUs for the same product, is the correct setting used to identify the product to use...
Using any Premium or above version of One Stop Order Processing you can automatically update the stock levels on Ebay and Amazon. For example, When you sell an item on Ebay, Amazon will then be updated with the new stock level. This is a very useful feature which you can use to save time on checking and manually amending the stock levels between your stores on different selling channels. There are a few options to turn on the stock control which you will need to tick to start using this feat...
In Excel if you put a single quote before the + this will be saved correctly. For example, if you want to increase the stock by 20 items you need to put: '+20 in the CurrentStock field. When it is saved as a CSV file (from Excel) the ' is automatically removed.
INTRODUCED IN VERSION 2.0.0.27 When you want to add stock for multiple products (for example, when you have had a delivery) you can use the _Add Stock_ dialog from the _Product Management_ dialog, this is shown below: In the _Add Stock_ dialog when you have found the product to update the stock for, you need to amend other product details by clicking on the Update Product Details button. This dialog is shown below:
Introduced in version 2.0.0.27 When you create a new product, by clicking on the _New_ button on the Products screen (shown below), if you use a SKU that matches that of an existing product, the existing product details will be overwritten. This has been fixed in this release. When you now create a product with the same SKU as an existing product the new product will be created (and the existing product will not be changed). Having products with the same SKU allows you to sell the same produ...