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The Purchase Groups section provides a comprehensive view of all the synchronized purchase groups linked to your products. These groups play a crucial role in facilitating a more streamlined and organized approach to purchasing and pricing management within the software. Key Features and Functions:

  • Synchronized Viewing:

View all available purchase groups that have been synchronized with the system in real-time.

Get a clear insight into which products are associated with which purchase groups, aiding in efficient product and price management.

  • Connection to Products:

Every product in the database can be linked to a specific purchase group. This ensures that products with similar purchasing characteristics or conditions are grouped together, simplifying bulk management tasks.

  • Customized Purchasing Strategies:

Each purchase group allows for the configuration of unique purchasing calculation strategies. This flexibility ensures that businesses can adapt to different supplier terms and market conditions.

Users can tailor strategies based on discounts, bulk purchase benefits, seasonal offers, and more.

  • Sale Group Configurations:

Beyond purchasing, the purchase groups also lay the foundation for creating diverse sale group configurations. This ensures that sales strategies align with purchasing conditions, optimizing profitability.

  • Unified Pricing Policies:

A purchase group inherently signifies a set of products that share a common pricing policy from the supplier. This uniformity ensures consistent pricing, discounting, and promotional strategies for products within the same group.

  • Supplier's Pricing Strategy:

Suppliers often categorize their products into different purchase groups to refine their pricing strategies. By doing so, they can offer a broader spectrum of pricing options, discounts, or incentives based on product groupings.

Understanding these supplier-defined purchase groups helps businesses negotiate better and make informed purchasing decisions.

When leveraging the Purchase Groups feature, it's essential to maintain regular updates and reviews. By doing so, businesses can stay aligned with their supplier's strategies, anticipate market changes, and ensure optimal purchasing decisions.

⚠️ NOTE: A product can be in one purchase group only.

Synchronization of Purchase Groups:

  • ePrice software seamlessly synchronizes with your product database to identify and create relevant purchase groups.
  • Each purchase group’s products with similar purchasing patterns or criteria, ensuring organized and effective pricing management.

Independent Discount and Bonus Management:

  • While purchase groups are automatically generated from the products, the corresponding discount and bonus amounts are not pre-defined.

ePrice software goes beyond the conventional pricing strategies by providing multifaceted pricing functionalities that allow businesses to derive purchase prices, witness their calculations, and further determine sales prices based on markup rules. This suite of advanced tools ensures a holistic approach to product pricing.

Purchase Discount from Catalog Prices:

  • ePrice enables users to derive purchase prices directly from catalog prices by applying specific purchase discounts.
  • This flexibility is beneficial for businesses that have negotiated or volume-based discounts with suppliers or manufacturers if they using the supplier’s list prices for their catalog prices.
  • By taking a catalog price and applying a predefined purchase discount, you can obtain a more accurate cost for your products.

Visibility of Purchase Prices in Product List:

  • Upon determining purchase prices using the discount system, ePrice displays these calculated purchase prices within the product list.

Markup Rules for Sales Price Calculation:

  • Building on the purchase price data, users have the capability to define and apply markup rules within ePrice.
  • These rules can be set as percentages and will be used to calculate the final sales prices for the products as “markup”.
  • This function aids in ensuring profitability, matching market trends, or setting competitive prices based on internal cost structures.

In the "Purchasing Groups" tab, we will find a list of purchasing groups that have been defined in the ERP system. You can filter and sort each column. When sorting, numbers appear on the sorted columns, indicating the sorting order of the columns. At the bottom of the window, we can see the record count information. On the right side of each line, there is an action button. From the provided options, you can choose whether you want to preview, edit, or delete the line.

How to add a Purchase groups?

  • To add a new purchasing group, from the menu in the upper left corner (hamburger menu), select the "Add" option.
  • Create a new purchasing group by assigning an appropriate symbol and name.
  • Then, add a supplier for whom you want to create the purchasing group and assign the appropriate discount for the entire group.
  • Click "Confirm" to finalize the process.