SmartTurn helps you to track charges for several documents within SmartTurn. The charges are associated with the Owner business affiliate listed on the document. This allows you to bill the Owners of your inventory for particular services, including:
Only business affiliates of type Owner can be billed. This makes the SmartTurn billing feature set best suited for 3PL (Third Party Logistics) operations.
There are three parts to billing: (1) setting up billing information, (2) billing a document, and (3) consolidating billing information from across several documents and exporting it from SmartTurn.
Setting up billing information is an administrative procedure that you probably only need to do once per Owner that you will be billing.
To set up billing information:
Billing a document is an ongoing process that you will probably perform when each document is closed, or at the end of the billing period, depending on your operation's procedures. You can only bill for a particular document if you have entered an Owner in the header of that document.
To bill a document:
Consolidating billing information from across several documents and exporting it from SmartTurn is a procedure that you will probably do once per billing period (e.g. monthly). The exported billing information can be easily turned into an invoice to send to each Owner.
To consolidate and export billing information:
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