In this step, you are choosing the optimal order cycle for your supplier. The Order Cycle setting is used to determine the best strategy for how often you order from the supplier. The optimal order cycle is crucial for an accurately suggested order while lowering costs.
You can automatically calculate a ‘best fit’ order cycle by clicking the best fit button. The center order cycle in the five listed will be the optimal one as determined by the system. When you want to update your order cycle click the number on the left and confirm the update. It is important to confirm the update because it will record the last time you reviewed the Order Cycle for the supplier.
Make sure to update your order cycle to get the date stamp!
After you complete all 4 steps, the supplier will have accurate suggested orders and it will be ready to go.
Article Last Revised on 8/30/18