Supply order management



  • How do you take care of your supply orders?

    I have been searching the net to find something that can give me suggestions with ordering points and also make it possible to accept incoming orders and autoupdate the stock.

    I have found:

    My Easy ERP:
    https://addons.prestashop.com/en/third-party-data-integrations-crm-erp/10863-my-easy-erp.html

    Advanced Supply order Management:
    http://www.modulebuddy.com/product/return-manager/

    But I haven’t tried any of these two and the team behind the last one doesn’t answer mails or messages at all.

    What do you use and how do you handle supply order and incoming goods?



  • Either this question was to booring or else I have to assume everyone is using the built in supply order management?

    Have to keep on searching cause I think it is missing a lot of timesaving features.


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    I think this is a weakness of our ecommerce system. I don’t know any good solution tbh. I hope we can improve this in future.



  • To be honest, I don’t trust teams that don’t answer my messages.

    Regarding ERPs, check out for other options either Open Source or Paid.


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    I have had bad expierence with this module developer too. Bought once a module from then. Some weeks lather I complaint, that it’s not multistore ready. Got an answer like: “we will launch a new module in some days. This will be multistore ready. So you have to buy this one.”



  • @moy2010 I am willing to pay $500-$1000 if I can find something that works with Prestashop / TB and can keep track of my stock and supply orders but the problem is that I haven’t found any.

    Do you know any?



  • @wakabayashi Do you mean Webincolor or Modulebuddy?

    Support is important so I can’t rely on a module that has people that takes 2 weeks two answer if they answer at all.



  • I use Inventory Planner. https://inventory-planner.com

    It is absolutely superb and by far and away the best thing I have found to handle re-ordering and receiving stock, but it’s not cheap (depending on how many SKUs you have).

    I set it to sync stock levels with PS every morning at 8am. Then when I want to order, I select the supplier and set how many days I want stock for. It will then automatically generate a purchase order with recommended quantities which you can adjust by seeing a graph of sales for that product over the last year. It will also recognise seasonal trends and adjust recommendations accordingly.

    It also has statistics on every product which makes our yearly forward orders so much easier, and you can see exactly when products came into stock and when they were sold. It will also tell you which products are moving slowing and may need a price adjustment.

    If you are a reasonable sized business then I would highly recommend it for improving your automation and the sync with PS works perfectly. I’m hoping when I switch my main site to TB in a few months time it will still work - I can’t see why it wouldn’t.

    Have a look at the demo and see what you think.



  • @spidawebs Thank you. Exactly what I am looking for. As of today I do only have 2000 sku but my plans are to have like 100000 skus, most of them for order from my suppliers.

    It would be rather expensive when I do get to that point.



  • I’m sure if you speak to them they will do a special price for that many skus. I have 10,000 at the moment and any more than that it would be too expensive I think.


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    @Briljander said in Supply order management:

    @wakabayashi Do you mean Webincolor or Modulebuddy?

    Support is important so I can’t rely on a module that has people that takes 2 weeks two answer if they answer at all.

    Webincolor!

    @spidawebs Nice service! Didn’t know them before. But yeah it’s quite expensive for small businesses :(



  • @wakabayashi If the starting price of $99 a month is too much for anyone then they probably aren’t big enough to need something as sophisticated as this though. We pay $199 a month but the time it saves us and the cost saving in always having the right amount of stock (never being out of stock or having too much) saves us thousands a month.


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    Yeah I can understand that, but most business here are probably too small for it. So many people are on a cheap shared hoster. I just wanna say, that thirty bees needs to have better inbuilt function in this area. Of course it doesn’t have to be as advanced as such as service. But correct stock management is a must. Also we should think about an alert system for low stocks.



  • @wakabayashi yes, I agree, a better built in supply order system is a must, plus the ability to be able to track stock coming in and out and an easy way to see the movement history. Before we used Inventory Planner we had no way of checking where stock errors were going wrong.


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    @spidawebs said in Supply order management:

    plus the ability to be able to track stock coming in and out and an easy way to see the movement history.

    Yes! Forgot that one. It’s very important for all merchants.



  • @wakabayashi said in Supply order management:

    @spidawebs said in Supply order management:

    plus the ability to be able to track stock coming in and out and an easy way to see the movement history.

    Yes! Forgot that one. It’s very important for all merchants.

    I never understood how this is not possible in a easy way in prestashop. No logic. I hope TB will implement this in the future


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