The Buy Module

The Buy module is where you record vendor details, maintain their pricelists, enter purchase orders and print or email them, print progress reports and receive orders into stock.

Vendors and prices
The Buy module contains a file of vendor details. This is maintained using the vendor details tool: Herschel holds the following key...
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016 at 3:57 PM
Purchase orders
A purchase order is created when you need to buy something from a vendor. Purchase orders are entered using the purchase order tool: Each...
Wed, 24 Feb, 2016 at 2:56 PM
Urgent items
Items that are needed quickly can be flagged using the urgent item tool:     When an urgently required item is received into stock, a wa...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2016 at 11:51 AM
Receiving a purchase order
When purchased items arrive at your premises they are entered into stock using the receive a purchase order option: The receipt date is the da...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2016 at 12:01 PM
Clearing receipts for payment
When the vendor's invoice for a receipt arrives you can tell Herschel whether it matches the receipt details.  This is called clearing the receipt for ...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2016 at 12:08 PM
The Buy module enquiries
The partnumber enquiry is identical to that in the Store module - there is no need to leave the Buy module to look at the details of a partnumber: ...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2016 at 12:18 PM
The Buy module reports
Many of the buy module reports print details for a range of items. This allows you to limit the amount of information listed. You should be careful when s...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2016 at 12:24 PM
The Buy module labels
The purchase receipt labels option produces labels you can use to identify your stock. The vendor address labels option produces address labels for ...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2016 at 12:30 PM
Buy module maintenance
To keep Herschel running quickly it's important to periodically delete old purchase orders and archive purchase receipts.     The delete & tr...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2016 at 12:32 PM