Process Job Types

Process Jobs

Job Name Description Extra Settings Data Source/ Mapping Notes
Allocation Generates Shipping Orders from Sales Orders in the Waiting Allocation workflow state and allocates them to fulfillment sites. See Scheduling Allocation Jobs in the Administration Module for information on running Allocation Jobs. The following settings are available:
  • Optional Filter: Used to define which Orders and Items are allocated by the Job. The following fields are available:
    • Catalog
    • Site
    • Type (Order type, such as Phone, Store, or Website)
    • Flag
    • Shipping Method
    • Order Before (time of day)
    • Country
    • Item Attribute (selecting an Attribute from the drop-down shows a text field where you can enter a value to match)
    • Order Attribute (selecting an Attribute from the drop-down shows a text field where you can enter a value to match)
    • Order Item Attribute (selecting an Attribute from the drop-down shows a text field where you can enter a value to match)
  • Only allocate to un-approved shipping orders: This setting is only used in certain special circumstances. The box shouldn't be checked.
  • Use Store Routing Rules: If this box is checked, the store routing rules are considered when allocating Shipping Orders to fulfillment sites. For information on routing rules, see Manage Site Shipping Hours and Allocations.
N/A
Approve Shipping Orders Approves Shipping Orders that are in the Waiting Approval workflow state. The settings can be used to filter which Shipping Orders are approved by the Job. The following fields are available:
  • Catalog
  • Site
  • Flag
  • Type (Standard, Dropship, or Virtual)
  • Drop-Ship Vendor
  • Delay Approval (minutes) (default value: 30)
  • Days Authorization Valid (default value: 7)
  • Require Funding (checkbox)
N/A
Authorize Shipping Orders Authorizes payments for Shipping Orders in the Waiting Authorization workflow state. The following settings are available:
  • Optional Filter: Used to define which Shipping Orders are authorized by the Job. The following fields are available:
    • Catalog
    • Site
    • Flag
    • Drop-Ship Vendor
  • Expire Authorization: Defines how long the Authorization will remain valid. Available settings include the following:
    • Never
    • Default
    • After ____ Days (Shows a text box where you can enter the number of days.)
  • Skip Authorization if balance due is within _____ of total: Used to skip authorization for Shipping Orders when the balance due is small. Select the currency symbol or percent sign and enter a value in the text box.
N/A
Auto Attach Payments Automatically applies payments to their associated invoices. N/A N/A
Item Maintenance Updates certain Item properties that are cached and thus might become stale. The property to be updated is selected in the Job settings. Select one of the following update types:
  • Resample Images: The largest image stored for each Item is resampled to generate new versions of the smaller images.
  • Re-index Categories: The complete list of Categories is cleared from cache and re-indexed.
  • Re-index Catalogs (Master Item Refresh): Clears all Master-Child Item relationships from cache and regenerates them.
  • Update Kit Costs: Recalculates the prices of all Kit Items based on the current prices of Items included in them.
N/A
Providers Deprecated functionality. N/A N/A
Write Off Invoices Writes off the balance due for Invoices that have been Waiting Payment for a certain length of time. These Invoices are closed and the associated Orders are removed from the Unreconciled Orders Queue. The following fields are used to filter the list of Invoices to be written off:
  • Catalog
  • Site
  • Flag
  • Days Overdue (Select a minimum number of days from the drop-down list. The default value is 120+)
N/A
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