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“Restore Settings” for Acctivate Grids

In Acctivate, different windows contain grids for different fields and columns. These fields can often be resized and moved around the grid by users based on their preferences. Acctivate remembers these settings for each user. If desired, a user can

Posted in Business Activity, Business Alerts, Customer, Inventory, Launch Acctivate, Order Manager, Purchasing, Sales, Shipping

Bulk Shipment View for UPS or FedEx shipments

Some companies process hundreds of shipments a day in UPS Worldship or FedEx Shipping Workstation. The default setup for shipping workstation is to import one order or shipment into UPS or FedEx at a time. There is a custom solution

Posted in Shipping

Packaging Manager Process

The process for using Packaging Manager has three main sections of steps. Prepare Shipments Package Shipments Complete Shipments After you have set up the proper options in Configuration Manager related to Packaging Manager (see this article), you can now start

Posted in EDI, Shipping

Adding Shipping Information in Prepare Invoices

If you have any shipping information it is important to keep it related to an invoice to reference for future records. Adding Shipping information to an Invoice 1. Open up a Sales Order. 2. Whenever the Sales Order is ready

Posted in Sales, Shipping

Packaging Manager Setup for EDI

Packaging Manager is used to package Sales Orders into shipments for EDI transactions. Acctivate can automatically package the shipment into separate cartons based on a number of settings. The weight of each carton can also be calculated based on the

Posted in EDI, Shipping

Widely Used SCAC codes

Here is a list of widely used SCAC codes for EDI shipping. Any others not on this list will need to come from your Shipping provider or EDI Trading Partner. SCAC Carrier name ALLV ALLIED VAN LINES ARFW AMERICAN FREIGHTWAYS

Posted in Configuration, EDI, Shipping

UPS Shipping Workstation Installation Guide for use with EDI or Package Manager

This configuration is for EDI/Packaging Manager setup of the UPS WorldShip®  ONLY. The following setup procedure is for UPS WorldShip® to use the Acctivate EDI/Packaging Manager module. If you have not purchased this module please refer to the UPS WorldShip® Installation for Non EDI/Packaging

Posted in Add-On Modules, Configuration, EDI, Shipping

Why is my Packing List blank?

Acctivate does not allow the printing or re-printing of a Packing List once the order has been completed.  The pack list will appear blank if nothing is scheduled and the order has been completed.  One reason Acctivate does not allow

Posted in Getting Started, Reports, Sales, Shipping

Unable to select Carrier in Package Manager

In Package Manager, when processing shipments, selecting the Carrier for the shipment doesn’t display all of the Carriers configured in Configuration Manager -> Sales Order -> Carriers.  This may be due to the Carrier configuration being incomplete.  EDI Manager, which

Posted in Shipping

Add Tracking Numbers in Prepare Invoices Wizard

Starting in Acctivate version 10.2, users will be able to add tracking numbers to invoices in the Prepare Invoices wizard on the fly. This article will show how and where these tracking numbers can be added. First, click Sales > Prepare

Posted in Sales, Shipping
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