The printing industry like other industries, have lots of materials to be purchased. Faced with the need to manage purchase orders, created the Purchasing module Metrics. This module supports all requests for printing purchases, regardless of the area or material: raw materials, supplies, office supplies, etc.
Metrics has a purchase approval flow that can be defined in accordance with company policy. The module controls the approval of the requests, quotes and orders directing the approval request automatically for users responsible for authorizing the purchase.
The whole buying process can be done electronically, from application of the material or service, the price and send the request to the provider upon receiving the product.
With the system use the information of purchase are stored, allowing information consult of the latest purchases, quotations made, average consumption, open orders, etc.
When making a purchase request, it can occur primarily by three means:
- Request recurring: when there is a need to acquire common materials of routine use.
- *Production Order: request for the purchase of a material to be used on an occasional activity.
- *Stock: when the stock reached the minimum amount of a given material, it generates the need to purchase integrated of the purchase module.
The Purchasing module receives information stored in the modules Stock (inventory items, material groups, etc.) and Billing(tax classifications, CFOPs, payment terms, etc.), and generate inventory movements.
Purchase orders made in this module generates the Financial securities, and enable the releases export of Input Invoices through the Accounting module.
Also, generates accounting entries for provision through the Accounting module, and generates entries for cost analysis on Costs module.
* If integrated with other companies modules