Purchase Order Processing

Purchase Order Processing (POP)

Fully integrated and working dynamically with Stock Management, Merlin’s POP module facilitates real-time, accurate stock replenishment.

  • Suggested reordering with trend forecasting
  • Back-to-backs, Directs and Back Orders
  • Send enquiries to multiple supplies via email,
    fax and EDI output
  • Store manufacturers products and price books,
    including part numbers


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Purchase Order Processing

Suggested Purchase Orders

Optimise stocking levels to current trading

Automate your purchasing process and make it as simple as possible without losing control.

Review, amend and generate the purchase orders in one process from a wide choice of selection criteria, such as:

  • Number of weeks stock
  • Range of suppliers
  • Range of product groups
  • Seasonality
  • Lead time

Append new suggested orders to existing ones for bulk purchase opportunities, reduced carriage charges and create less paperwork.

Purchase Order review

Management approval of POs before final release.

Placing Orders

Distribute POs by suppliers’ preferred method

Merlin automatically selects the predifined mode, per supplier, in one process.

  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Email
  • Fax
  • Print

Goods Received

Book-in 100+ line orders in seconds

Auto-match lines on the GRN to the originating Purchase Order and quickly handle discrepancies – barcode scanning optional.

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Customer testimonials:

We are delighted we chose Merlin Business Software as we find everyone at Merlin to be friendly, helpful and professional and we have built up a excellent working relationship. We also have no doubts that as our business grows the many features within Merlin Business Software will be more than capable of meeting our future requirements.
Paul JohnsonManaging Director, P&R Building Supplies