New Product Inquiry [MIGRATED]

MIGRATED TO  http://wavelet.asia/customer-portal/2011/02/28/new-product-inquiry/
  • Procurement > Purchase Inquiry > New Product Inquiry
  • This function is used to create Supplier Product Inquiry. After the product inquiry is created in the Sales Force module, it will be processed here.
  • Users are able to send or route the customer inquiries to the suppliers, users could select the customer inquiries, and then select suppliers from the supplier records. Once the product inquires are saved, the supplier will be able to login from the supplier portal to provide quotations.
  • Click 'Select Suppliers', a new screen will pop up.

  • Enter a keyword to search for the supplier. User can search by:
    • Supplier Name
    • Supplier Code
    • Contact Person - First Name
    • Contact Person - Last Name
  • Click 'Submit'. The list of suppliers that match the search criteria will be shown.
  • Tick on the check box in the last column to select a supplier.
  • The supplier will appear in the Selected Supplier list on the right.
  • Click 'Confirm And Close' to exit from the screen. The selected supplier will be listed in the supplier list.

  • Click 'Select From Customer Inquiry' to select a created product inquiry. The product inquiry is created in the Sales Force module > Sales Inquiry > Create Product Inquiry.
  • A new screen will appear.

  • Enter the Date and Status to filter the customer inquiries. Click 'Submit'.
  • Click 'Select' under the Action field to choose the inquiry. The inquiry info and product details will be listed.
  • Each supplier product inquiry can only contain one product.
  • When users select from customer inquiry, each of the product will take up one row on the list if customer inquiry contains more than one product.
  • Users have to create multiple product inquiries for the same inquiry if an inquiry contains multiple products.

  • Check the inquiry item details that is listed, enter any additional information if requires. Click 'Create Supplier Inquiries Now'.

  • After the inquiry is created, the respective supplier will be able to respond to the inquiry by logging in to the Supplier Portal.
  • Take note that if 2 suppliers is selected for a same product inquiry, there will be 2 supplier product inquiries created.