Functional Questions

Dear All, I require answers to the follwing: 1. How is a purchase order generated in HQ 2. How are system settings set in HQ 3. How are users and their security levels set in HQ
4. Is there a report for daily store sales from HQ 5. What is the difference between getting inventory through a purchase order and through a transfer in. 6. What is the basis for restock level and reorder level. 7. What does store cost mean and how can it be differetn between stores 8. How are the bar codes and
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hi Faiz, My GOD you have ask all question I think the right Microsoft Partner help you in this but whatever I know I am answering:
1) There are many ways to generate the PO from HQ , you can generate by items, by department, category, supplier, base on the item sold and the PO can be by store also. 2) The HQ sample database and come with default settings, however you can play with it and it not require much to do with HQ very simple and detail step by step guideslines are avaialble with manual. 3) Users and Security at the level of HQ is created in HQ itself, however store level are create at store and that's the reason it is called store specific data when setting the HQ and store together. You can create the logon from cashier and give the appropriate rights for the things to be accessable to them. also you have 30 security levels to set and for my expeirence no one can use more than 5-10 maximum. 4) Yes there is report in HQ for the daily sales by store and you have also abilities to customized any report for your need. 5) Getting Inventory through purchase order invovlve your payable whereas getting inventory through transfer in involve the stores and related other stuff. Well you can also do transfer in from supplier but there is the concept of PO and once you raised PO to vendor then you received it throught the receiving whereas the transfer in is the direct way of getting items into your stock. 6) bases of restock and reorder levels must be depened on bussiness to busssines, for retail of cloth, shoes etc can be anything so it depends on you, however you can set your reorder and restock level base on the sales. 7) HQ provide you to have one cost to all store or a different cost to the item, the store level cost sometimes help you when you are running the apps to different geographical location or may be same location but many different factors invovlve for the item to get in to the store i.e. you may pay one store more money for the friegh and custom then the other store which is located somewhere else have low cost. somereason might be the distance of the stores there are couple of more example in reallife. so you can maintain store specific cost even using the HQ. 8) bar code is the coding system where you using the scanning devices to read the item, it can be a key value for identifiy one item. You are running big bussienss where you have thousand or may millions of items now at the sale point if user type it manually your customer then wait till he finish where barcoding scanning device read the printed code from a symbolic sign into the code and retireve the detail info of the items.
I know I not given you more may be but when you go in deep you will get more better to approach a partner who will sit with you and give you all the details.
"Faiz Amir" wrote:

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Akber, 1. You are right but where is the option to do so. In SO you go to inventory and the option to create a PO is there but i don't see it in HQ. 2. By manual you mean the getting started guide? 3. Please explain further about cashier security with regards to POS 4. I couldn't find it in HQ 5. Ok, but how would you increase the inventory of a new item? Once I create a new item and send the worksheet how do I increase the inventory that I recieve at HO from supplier which I need to send to my stores. 6. ok I understand that but I was just wondering if this might be linked with your erp or some back office system. 7. ok i understand that. Akbar thanks alot for your responses actually my situation is such that I need to get these answers myself. I hope you will be able to help me if I have any further questions.
"Akber Alwani" wrote:

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Have you already purchased RMS HQ, or are you considering purchase?
If you have already purchased, you MAY have access to online training through the Microsoft CustomerSource website. This is only available if you are on a maintenence plan with Microsoft. I'm not sure of the availability to customers outside the United States. Anyway, this may be available to you and would be a good starting point for your questions.
If you are considering purchase, you should be working with a reseller who should be able to provide answers.
If you are trying to become a partner, training materials are available through the distributor in your area.
Glenn Adams Tiber Creek Consulting http://www.tibercreek.com snipped-for-privacy@tibercreek.com ---------------------------------------------- Please DO NOT respond to me directly but post all responses here in the newsgroup so that all can share the information.
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Thanks for the advise. Actually I am a partner yet do not want to get in touch with my reseller for certain reasons. I would appriciate a response if you have the answers to my query. Thanks.
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