Overview:

This is used to add another descriptor on an item. The descriptor is shown on the Purchase Order. 

Common use: Vendor has a different vendor ID for items, this allows the Vendor ID to be a part of the Purchase Order so that the Vendor can identify the items

Special characters: \ and , are not accepted in the Item Alias field.


Setting Item Alias:

From your browser go to: https://realtimetotals.com and log in Go to: Management> Inventory Classification > Master Item

  • Creating a new item: Enter all required fields. Locate Item Alias under Extended Information on the master item screen.
  • Modifying an item: Search for and show the item you wish you edit. Locate Item Alias under Extended Information on the master item screen.
  • Choose save once the settings you prefer are set the the item



Item Alias on Purchase Orders:

  • When an item is set with an Item Alias the entered value will populate on the purchase order.

Item Alias on Reports:

  • When an item is set with an Item Alias the entered value will be present on purchase order reports


Things to note: