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How to Take Items in Consignment

You can take quantity or serialized items in consignment.

How to Configure Consignment in Alice

You can configure your consignment percentage on three different levels. You can configure:

  • A general percentage on consigned items across your store
  • A specific percentage on consigned items on customer’s and companies
  • Options to display a validation message for the cost amount when creating a consignment invoice.

To configure the general percentage value for consignment in your store:

  1. In the Setup window
  2. Invoice > Page 5 > Consignment
  3. Enter the general percentage value of consignment in your store

Below the percentage, you can enable or disable the option to display a validation message for the cost amount when creating a consignment invoice.

How to set a consignment percentage value for customers/companies

  1. In the Contact module
  2. Search for your customer’s profile and double-click to edit their profile
  3. You will be able to add a personalized consignment percentage value.

How to Take Items in Consignment

If your item is already in your catalog

  1. In the Invoice module
  2. Choose Consignment as the type of invoice from within the right panel
  3. Search for your item and add it to your invoice
  4. Add a purchase and sale price
  5. Finalize the transaction

You will be able to print labels if necessary.

If the item is not in your catalog

  1. In the Invoice module
  2. Choose Consignment as the type of invoice from within the right panel
  3. Search for your item and add it to your invoice and if you can’t find it, click on the + button to add it to your catalog
  4. Finalize the transaction

You will be able to print labels if necessary.

How to Pay for a Customer’s Consigned Items

  1. In the Contact module
  2. Choose your customer’s profile
  3. Click on  “Display Consignments”
  4. You will then see:
    • Active Consignments
    • Sold Consignments
    • Paid Consignments
    • Payments
    • Cancelled

From this window, you will be able to pay off a customer’s sold consigned items.

How to access the Consignment Report

You can have access to your customer’s consignment report from within the Contact or the Reports module.

From within the Reports module :

  1. Click on the Consignment report
  2. Enter your customer’s name
  3. You will then see the consignment report for the customer in question

You can send the statement by email by clicking on the Send by email button:

From the Contact module :

  1. Search for your customer
  2. Click on Display Consignment
  3. You will then see the consignment report for the customer in question

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