Base document types and document types

Sterling Order Management System uses base document types and document types to carry information through a configured workflow process. A base document type defines the business documents that Sterling Order Management System handles and defines a common storage structure for all derived document types.

The following base document types are defined in Sterling Order Management System:

  • Order
  • Load
  • General
  • Count
  • Container
  • Outbound Picking
  • Work Order
  • Opportunity

Document types are specific business documents that are derived from a base document type. For example, document types such as Sales Order and Purchase Order can be derived from the Order base document type.

The following document types are defined in Sterling Order Management System:

  • Planned Order
  • Sales Order
  • Purchase Order
  • Return
  • Template Order
  • Transfer Order
  • Master Order
  • Load
  • General
  • Count
  • Container
  • Outbound Picking
  • Work Order
  • Quote

Business rules such as payment collection rules and modification rules must be set up for each document type.