S3 Procurement Articles

Se Habla . . . Lawson?

Here’s a quick overview of how Lawson supports (and in some ways, doesn’t support) multiple languages, known in the industry as “ERP Localization”.   Read More..


Processing Consignment Inventory in Lawson

Consignment Inventory is inventory that is in the possession of the customer, but is still owned by the supplier. In other words, the supplier places some of his inventory in his customer’s possession (in their store or warehouse) and allows them to sell or consume directly from his stock. The customer agrees to accept the goods without any liability, except to exercise due care and reasonable protection from loss or damage. The customer purchases the inventory only after he has resold or consumed it.  Read More..


Dealing with Timeouts on Long-Running Forms

Occasionally, you need to perform an action on an on-line form which takes longer to execute than most forms.  Read More..


How do I change bin locations without adjusting all on hand quantities to zero?

We are moving our "in house" stored supplies to a different location and will need to update the bin locations.  Read More..


How do I fix an "IC130 already running" message?

If you're running 8.0.3 or higher applications, you may find that IC130 jobs no longer run. Chances are that a previous IC130 didn't complete.   Read More..


Comment Attachments in Lawson v8

This document outlines the storage of comment attachments in Lawson applications, and outlines several strategies for retrieval and reporting of comments.  Read More..


Lawson Invoice Matching

Learn about the new v8 Invoice Matching features, with procedures to help you get started.  Read More..


Alternatives for Reporting the Underlying Lawson GL Details

Frequently, after organizations implement the Lawson financial software, they express a need for more useful and more detailed information than what is available in the Lawson General Ledger reports. In particular, Lawson GL data is often too summarized to be useful to management users, and they need the ability to retrieve the underlying data. This document proposes a variety of solutions to this issue.  Read More..


Displaying Pictures/Images of Inventory Items in SEA Requisition Self Service

Displaying Pictures/Images of Inventory Items in SEA Requisition Self Service  Read More..


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Can reqs with a status of Processed be deleted?
11/14/2017 6:22 AM
I have a user asking to have 2 reqs deleted that h

Service PO Lines - Add Credit To Closed Line
11/10/2017 7:29 AM
Here's the scenario: A PO line is for an item typ

RE: PO31 Vendor Returns and Reduce Quantity Received
11/10/2017 7:25 AM
Thanks for the replies. I think our AP may have t

RE: PO135 v9 vs. v10
11/10/2017 6:39 AM
Yes - and it's been a pain point. Typically it's

RE: PO135 v9 vs. v10
11/10/2017 4:33 AM
Now that you say that, that's what I used to do if

RE: PO135 v9 vs. v10
11/10/2017 3:46 AM
PO135 got "smarter" in v10 and continues to find m

PO135 v9 vs. v10
11/10/2017 2:07 AM
We upgraded from v9/On-Premise to v10/Cloud in Sep

RE: PO31 Vendor Returns and Reduce Quantity Received
11/09/2017 4:25 AM
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PO20 for receipts by commodity
11/09/2017 1:25 AM
Hello - Our Materials & Purchasing managers ha

RE: PO31 Vendor Returns and Reduce Quantity Received
11/09/2017 12:51 AM
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