Workshop Topic:
Outside Services allow the purchasing of services performed by suppliers as a step during the manufacturing process. In VISUAL this is done through an operation in the work order with an associated purchase order plus dispatch functionality during the manufacturing process.

Why Use:
To be able to manage and track the progress of the services that are necessary in the manufacturing process as well as be able to maintain an accurate costing model for the part masters and engineering masters.

Workshop Description (2 hours):
During this session, you will learn how to set up the vendors, outside services and shop resources for placing and monitoring  purchase orders. Attendees will enter, dispatch and receive outside service purchase orders. Your instructor will spend 30-45 minutes reviewing the training material, which will be made available to you at the end of the session. The remaining time will be dedicated to setting up outside services to allow the placement of purchase orders, dispatch and receipt.

Who Should Attend:
Engineering, Procurement, Production, Shipping, and Receiving will benefit from this training.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this workshop attendees should be able to set up outside service operations, purchase orders for outside services, enter an outside service purchase order, dispatch an outside service purchase order and receive an outside service purchase order, in their live environment.

Workshop Prerequisite:
This is a hands-on workshop. Attendees should have working knowledge of the VISUAL ERP system. Attendees must also have security rights and access to a recent copy of a restored test database.

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