We have created Printer Module for
- Passing the jobs to internal Print Machines,
- Outsource to external Vendors.
If you have multiple machines & want to assign specific jobs to specific machine then you can use Printer Module.
You can also setup external Vendors so in case you want to outsource Job you can assign to Vendor.
Each Printer/Vendor will have separate admin access to download Job related information, which are assigned to them.
You can Create / Add printer to outsource your printing jobs from the below mentioned path:
After creating the Printer Vendor, you have to give the URL, user ID and password to your printer.
Printer will be able to login as a Printer Admin and will have limited rights as a printer from where he will be able to view and download only jobs which are assigned to him.
You can assign each item separately within order or assign whole order to your printer/vendor. The Job assignment can be manual as well as automatic according to your preference. However you will be able to assign full job processing to the printer you will not be able to assign partial job processing like only lamination or only coating to the printer.
You can create unlimited printer vendors from your admin panel; however you will be able to send the particular job to only one printer vendor for printing.
When you assign the job to your printer vendor:
- An automated e-mail will trigger on the registered e-mail ID of your printer vendor. This e-mail has to be enabled from the admin panel.
- For more details on this refer to Content Management FAQ
- In the admin panel of your printer vendor a job listing will be displayed.
You can hide/display the customer details in the job ticket such as name, shipping address etc. from admin panel.
This option will hide the personal/billing and shipping details of the customer from the job ticket.
If you are outsourcing some jobs to the printer vendor, you need to take your admin markup. In this case you can set the customer price and set your markup and pay rest to your printer vendor. First you need to enable the printer vendor price from the settings.
After enabling this option, you will be able to set the printer vendor price in product Price tab, from here you can manage vendor price and your markup and the price displayed to the customer will be Vendor price + admin Markup.
Yes, you can set the specific products wise outsource jobs to your printer vendor.
For this you have to “Define how to assign orders to printer” as product wise from the store configuration.
You can know how much commission you have paid to the printer from the reports, in the reports section you will have a report named “Printer/Vendor Commission” report where you can view the paid commission to your printer. Following is the path to the report:
Yes, if you do not want to use the Printer Module then you can disable that from the admin panel.
Now the printer option will not be displayed in Business Partner Module.