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This function is used to define alternative Transport methods.  The Transport Method is used by the following functions:

Released Purchase Order Generation

Tax Interface System

Purchase Order

Customer Orders

Sales Order Wizard

Crating to Customer

External Organisation

Production to Customer

Stores to Customer

External Organisation Parts

 

Note: If the Tax Policy is set to "GST" and an interface exists with a third party tax system, the Transport method becomes mandatory on most of the functions mentioned above.  It is also important to map your Transport Codes to values that the third party tax system can understand.  This is done via the Tax Interface System function.

 

Inquire:

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Transport Method with an access of Inquire.

 

The following Transport Methods options are recommended as a standard:  

Code

 Transport method

01

 Sea transport (including rail, road, or inland waterway freight crossing by sea, such as wagons, lorries, trailers without tractors, and barges)

02

 Rail transport (including lorries and wagons)

03

 Road transport

04

 Air transport

05

 Postal consignments

07

 Fixed transport installations such as pipelines and high-tension cables

08

 Inland waterway

09

 Own propulsion (imported or exported vehicles crossing the border using their own power such as aircraft, lorries, or ships)

 

On this tab the following fields can be viewed:

 

hmtoggle_plus1Add

When clicked, the Transport Method will be recorded on the Transport Method table provided the user has a security profile linked to the function Transport Method with an access of Add.

hmtoggle_plus1Change

When clicked, the changes to the Transport Method will be recorded on the Transport Method table provided the user has a security profile linked to the function Transport Method with an access of Change.

hmtoggle_plus1Comments

This field allows further description or comments about the Transport Method.  It is not mandatory.

hmtoggle_plus1Delete

When clicked, the Transport Method will be removed from the Transport Method table under the following conditions: The user must have a security profile linked to the function Transport Method with an access of Delete,

The Transport Method may not appear on any of the following tables:

Order Line,

Container, and

External Organisation.

hmtoggle_plus1Transport Code

This Code represents a Transport Method.  It must be at least one character and is mandatory.

hmtoggle_plus1Transport Method Description

This field describes the Transport Method.  It must be at least one character and is mandatory.