Organization modeling in Sterling Order Management System

In Sterling Order Management System, an "organization" represents any unit of a business whether it is a company, legal entity, a business group, sales organization, purchasing organization or warehouse. Departments and divisions would also be represented as an organization in Sterling Order Management System.

Organizations can be defined in a hierarchical structure. Organization hierarchies are used in multiple places in Sterling Order Management System to inherit configurations and other business rules. Even customers and vendors are defined as multi-level organizations.

When defining Participants of your organizational model in Sterling Order Management System, in addition to assigning organization roles, any organization can be designated as having the following responsibilities:

  • Enterprise
  • Catalog Organization
  • Inventory Organization
  • Capacity Organization
  • Config Organization

An organization can be defined with any or all of the above responsibilities at the same time.