You will see this screen by clicking the Purchase/Sales tab in the item maintenance screen. In this tab, you can obtain an overview of suppliers linked to the item. Besides that, you can also add a new supplier for the item, or maintain and delete an existing one.
Note: This section is not available when you are viewing the item master card of an outsourced item.
Select this check box to allow the item to be used in the sales process. Once selected, the Extra charges field in the Extra section of the Log tab of the item maintenance screen will be displayed. For more information, see Creating and maintaining items – Extra tab.
Select this check box if no discount is to be given for the item while entering a sales transaction.
Note: This check box is enabled only if you have selected the Sales check box. Also, you will not be able to create a price list for an item with the No discount attribute.
Select this check box to indicate that the item has the Explode attribute. An item with the Explode attribute consists of several components in the Bill of Materials (BOM). The BOM is used when item components are registered individually at the time of fulfillment. You will be able to view the item components at the Fulfillment screen if this check box is selected.
Note: This attribute only applies to items that have Bill of Materials defined.
Select this check box if you want the item to be used in service calls.
Note: This attribute is available only if you have E-Service management in your license.
Select this check box to indicate that this item can only be fulfilled if there is stock in the warehouse. Selecting this check box also indicates that the item is not a back order item, which means it is not possible to create a purchase order for the item based on the sales order.
Note: This check box is enabled only if the Stock controlled check box under the Inventory tab is selected.
Select this check box to automatically add extra items received to the sales order as free stock if the quantity ordered is less than the items received. By default, this check box is not selected.
Note: This is available only if you have selected the Add extra receipt to sales order check box under the Entry section of the Order general settings via System ➔ General ➔ Settings. For more information, see Order settings.
Click Sales prices to define the sales price of the item.
Click Replacement items to specify (a) replacement item(s) for the particular item.
You can create a variant structure for this item by clicking Variant.
This check box will be automatically selected if you have specified a supplier in the Suppliers section. If there is no supplier specified, this check box is not selected and not enabled. The buy check box determines if an item can be purchased.
Select this check box to allow purchases of the item to be done only from a supplier that has been linked in the Suppliers section and has been approved. To approve a supplier, select a supplier that has been linked to the item and click Edit. The Items by supplier screen will then be displayed. Select the Approved supplier check box and click Save.
Note: A green check mark will be displayed under the Approved supplier column for the approved supplier.
Click Purchase prices to define price agreements for purchases per supplier.
Note: The supplier will automatically be linked and displayed in the Suppliers section if the supplier selected has not been linked.
This section will be displayed only if you select the Use sales commission check box in the Sales commissions section of Order Settings. For more information, see Order settings .
Select this check box to assign the Commissionable attribute to an item other than the rule or manufacturing item.
Select Margin %, Sales price %, or Fixed amount to define the values of sales commissions for items with the Commissionable attribute in terms of the percentage of margin, percentage of sales, or a fixed amount.
Note: This is available only if you select Item percent/Amount at Commission method in the Sales commissions section of Order settings and enabled only if you select the Commissionable check box.
Supplier(s) linked to the item as well as other details will be displayed in the Suppliers box.
Click this to link a supplier to the item.
Click this to edit information of the item by supplier.
Note: This icon is enabled only if there is at least one supplier linked to the item.
Click this to delete the link of the supplier to the item.
Click this to specify the main supplier of the item. A green check mark will then be displayed under the Main sup. column for the specified supplier.
Note: This icon is enabled if there is more than one supplier linked in the Suppliers section if you have selected a supplier which is not specified as the main supplier.
Click this to view the selected supplier’s transaction card for the particular item.