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Shipment

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Shipping is the key link in the customer’s supply chain, manufacturing, and retail success. Accurate shipping management plays an important role in acquiring cash flow in the organisation. Aqxolt ERP provides a complete solution for streamlining the shipping process with an accurate delivery date and time. Aqxolt ERP provides real-time communication between UPS and FedEx.

The shipping management process begins with the following activities.

  1. Creation of Sales Order
  2. Creation of Stock Dispatching (Pick, Pack, Ship)

When creating a sales order from the order console, the shipment cost can be estimated from the delivery section on the order console.

  1. Aqxolt ERP supports UPS, FedEx and Internal Shipment.
  2. Click on the Delivery section.
  3. Click on UPS or FedEx.
  4. Based on the ship to address and package size, the system will provide the estimated shipping cost.

Once a sales order is created and ready for shipment, it is available for stock dispatching.

  • Click on the Stock Dispatching tab.
  • Select the sales order to be shipped.
  • Pick all the line items of the order or partial line items.
  • Click on Pack to create a package.
  • In the package detail section, select the Package Type and Shipment Type.
  • During selection of the Package Type Weight, Weight Unit, Length, Width, and Height will be auto populated.
  • Select the shipment type, which could be UPS, FedEx or Shipment.

UPS

Upon selection of the shipment type UPS, the following process continues:

  • Enter the Deposit Tag.
  • Click the “Save” button to create a Package.
  • Click on the ship icon, which will bring you to the UPS shipping page.

UPS

The left side of the shipment page includes shipping details such as where the shipment is going, where it is coming from and the package details.

The right side has 3 sections:

Shipping Services/Cost:

This section populates the Shipping Date and includes other dropdowns to provide details about Weekend delivery, Additional handling, Verbal confirmation, Delivery confirmation and Description.

  • Click on the Get Rates button to get the different UPS services to choose from.
  • Select a UPS service.

Process Shipment:

This section populates the Shipment name, Shipment status and other details such as International forms and Product Unit Code.

  • Click on View UPS Label to generate the UPS label which can be printed and attached to the package.
  • Click on View Invoice to view the sales order invoice, which is also printable.
  • Clicking on Cancel Shipment will cancel the shipment.

Track Shipment:

Once a shipment is shipped, clicking on the Track Shipment section will generate a tracking number and provide real-time tracking of the package.

FedEx

Upon selection of the shipment type FedEx, the following process continues:

  • Enter the Deposit Tag.
  • Click Save to create a Package.
  • Click on the ship icon, which will take you to the FedEx shipping page.

FedEx

The left side of the shipment page displays the shipping details, such as where the shipment is going, where the shipment is coming from, package details and invoice details.

The tabs on the right side provide the following information:

Shipping Services/Cost:

This section populates the Shipping Date and includes other details, such as Description, Request, and Response.

  • Click on the Get Rates button to get the different FedEx services to choose from.
  • Select a FedEx service.

Process Shipment:

This section populates the Shipment name, Shipment Status and an Initiate Shipment button.

Click on Initiate Shipment to initiate a shipment.

Track Shipment:

Once a shipment is shipped, clicking on the Track Shipment section will generate a tracking number and provide real-time tracking of the package.