Consolidated Invoice (B49)

Purpose: Use this screen to indicate whether to consolidate invoices for the same order on the same date.

Yes/no field: Select this field if you wish to consolidate invoices. Any pick slips for an order that ship (bill) on the same day are included on the same invoice.

Related system control values:

• The Invoice Consolidation Method (E29) system control value defines whether the system consolidates invoices across all ship-to addresses on the order, or only within the same ship-to address.

• If the Capture Addresses for Invoice (J24) system control value is selected, invoice consolidation can be affected when any of the shipments on an order or order ship-to have different billing or shipping addresses.

• If the Generate Invoice Number at Pick Gen (H80) system control value is selected, any invoice numbers assigned at pick slip generation are not consolidated.

Note:

• Invoice consolidation does not apply to express-billed orders or credit invoices.

• If this system control value is selected, in order to prevent the generation of multiple copies of the same shipment confirmation, you should leave the Send Shipment Confirmation from Billing (L98) system control value unselected and always wait until the day’s billing is complete to generate shipment and return confirmation emails. If you consolidate invoices:

- the system sends a shipment confirmation for the first shipment that goes through billing and sends a shipment confirmation for each subsequent shipment that goes through billing on that same day. In this situation, each subsequent shipment confirmation contains all of the information across shipments (since the shipments are consolidated into one invoice).

- you do not have the option of Stopping and Restarting Shipment and Return Confirmation Emails because the system does not keep track of the last confirmation email generated, so there is no way to prevent the process from generating multiple copies of the same email. See Sending Internet Order Ship Confirmation (ESCF) for an overview on generating shipment and return confirmation emails.

• If the Delay Billing Updates (K85) system control value is selected, the system consolidates invoices that are created for the same order and on the same day before the Delay Billing Update Process is executed.

Leave this field unselected if you do not want to consolidate invoices. All pick slips produce separate invoices, regardless of when they ship (bill).

Authorizations: The setting of this system control value and the Invoice Consolidation Method (E29) system control value controls the number of authorizations processed for an order during batch authorization.

• If Consolidated Invoice (B49) is unselected, the system generates a separate authorization request for each pick for the order.

• If Consolidated Invoice (B49) is selected, the system:

- If the Invoice Consolidation Method (E29) is set to ORDER, generates an authorization request across all picks for the order (across all ship tos on the order).

- If the Invoice Consolidation Method (E29) is set to ORDER SHIP, generates an authorization request across all picks for each order ship to on the order.

See Authorizations When Consolidating Invoices for more information.

Important: After changing the setting of this system control value, end the background jobs and then restart them to make your change take effect.

For more information: See the Invoice Consolidation Method (E29) system control value for a discussion of invoice consolidation and examples.

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