Stock & Order Management - Ordering

The Ordering screen displays all the items currently on order within Pharmacy Manager:

Pharmacy Manager can be set to re-order items according to stock and ordering criteria set within the system either manually or automatically.

The Ordering screen enables you to:

  • View an order before sending it.
  • Add items including Over the Counter (OTC) lines to an order.
  • Delete items that you don't want.
  • Increase or decrease the number of packs ordered for an item.
  • Send an order.

You can then:

  • Book an order into stock when delivered.
  • Reorder item(s) from alternative suppliers if necessary.

Accessing the Ordering Screen

To access the Ordering screen:

  1. From the Pharmacy Manager Side Navigation Bar select Stock & Ordering . The Stock & Order Management screen displays:

  2. Select Ordering. The Ordering screen displays:

Icons used in Ordering

The table below displays the icons that are used on the Ordering screen and describes what each one represents:

Icon Description
The item is a Robot item.

The product on order is an Expensive item, its pack price is above the set threshold. The aim of this feature is to reduce wastage arising through the unnecessary ordering of expensive items. The visual indicator can be seen during the ordering process to allow you to confirm the need for such products. See Pharmacy Details - Ordering for details.

The product has been Discontinued. Hover the mouse pointer over the icon to see the discontinued reason.  

The item is User Maintained. This applies to any item on automatic stock ordering (auto order ON) that has been manually ordered, or has had the number of packs amended manually.

There is a response from the supplier, select product line and then select View Response to view more information.

The following options are available, select the heading to expand the information:

Note - All suppliers and manufacturers listed in the Chemist and Druggist (C&D) are included in Pharmacy Manager.
See Setting up a Wholesaler for details.
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