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GLOSSARY

A

Allocated

A Design Mechanica order condition showing that listing is being held to fulfill the buy order.

B

Back ordered

A Design Mechanica order condition that shows listing is not currently available to fulfill the customer's buy order.

Billable

A Design Mechanica order condition that shows the order has shipped and an invoice will be created.

Billed

A Design Mechanica order status that indicates the order has shipped and an invoice has been created.

Billing unit

A term for the standard unit of measure in which a product or service is billed.

Business Unit

A Design Mechanica operating unit or department.

C

Charge-to

The name and address data that identifies the customer who will be billed for the order. A charge-to location is set by default for the user but can be changed before putting any products to the shopping cart, and in some cases, after as well.

Contract number

A number that references the given price agreement between the customer and Design Mechanica

Customer Line Number

A customer assigned series number for a part within an order.

Customer part number

The customer's reference number that explains the Design Mechanica product.

Customer purchase order number

A number that the customer uses to reference the order deal. This number is used to follow the order condition and other related invoice and part information.

D

Deliver

The last date by which the product should be delivered, as requested by the customer.

E

Estimated Ship Date

Based on forecasted product order, the date when Design Mechanica awaits the product to be shipped.

I

In Transit

A Design Mechanica order status that indicates the order has been shipped from an initial order location and will be consolidated at another location for final shipment to the customer.

K

Kut

A Design Mechanica order status that indicates the order has been released to the supply location and the product is specially processed from manufactured material.

L

List Price

The advised retail price for a product or service.

M

Made To Order

A Design Mechanica order conditions that shows the order has been released to the supply location and the product is specially processed from manufactured material.

Mark For

A final destination location of a shipment referenced on the invoice.

N

Net Price

The total adjusted price for a product or service.

Non Standard Part

A product that does not have a unique Design Mechanica ID because it is available in so many forms that assigning a unique ID is impractical. For example, a tape product may be available in hundreds of sizes. Since there are so many variations of the product, there may be a generic Design Mechanica ID assigned to it that can be used to order this product in a variety of widths and lengths. Also called a "generic" part.

O

On Dock

A shipment conditions that shows the order has been staged for shipment but isvtransaction the arrival of the carrier.

Order Level Pricing

Recalculates the prices for the order based on the total order. Order level prices for standard items are determined by volume purchases and product assort ability rules. Order level pricing is optional by Business Unit Context. Order level prices are displayed in the shopping cart, the checkout page and the order confirmation page. Order level pricing does not include future date pricing, extra charges, discounts, sales tax and transportation.

Order Quantity

The amount of product requested on an order.

P

Pending

A Design Mechanica order status that indicates the order is being reviewed by Design Mechanica personnel.

Point of Sale File

File that contains customer data which can be useful to sales, marketing, and technical departments in better addressing end-customer needs.

POS

Point of Sale.

POS Confirmation Number

Number that the Order Center provides to indicate that a Point of Sale file was successfully uploaded. Be sure to note this number for future reference.

Premium Delivery

When selected, this shipping option invokes special handling to ensure that the order is delivered in accordance with the customer requested deliver-by date. This service may incur additional shipping charges.

Price Per Unit

The cost for an individual ordering or billing unit used to calculate the total price of a part.

Product ID

An ordering number for a product or service.

Q

Quantity

The amount of any given part.

R

Rebuy List

A list of products previously purchased online by the user or products that the user has added to the list with the intention of purchasing later. This list allows the user to quickly re-order products when needed.

Released

A Design Mechanica order status that indicates the order has been forwarded to the supply location for shipment.

S

Ship Quantity

The amount of product shipped on an order.

Ship by Date

Used in checking product availability, the date when the customer prefers shipment of the product.

Ship to

The name and address information that express the shipping destination of an order. A Ship to location is defaulted for the user and can be changed before adding any products in the shopping cart and in some cases, after as well.

Shipped

A Design Mechanica order status that indicates the product has transferred from Design Mechanica to a carrier for delivery.

Standard Delivery

The default shipping option applied to the purchase order; the order is processed.

T

Total Line Price

The total cost for a specified amount of product.

U

Upcharge

(Pertains only to non-standard/generic items) When you click the [Calculate Price] button on the Make-to-Order Items page, an upcharge message displays if applicable. This message contains the reason for the upcharge and the upcharge amount (flat fee or percent)

UPC Number

Universal Product Code number; a number used to identify a Design Mechanica product.

W

Wait Clearance

A Design Mechanica order status that indicates the order is pending review by Design Mechanica personnel.