• Subject: RE: AR Aging
  • From: "Shrader, Patrick" <pshrader@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 16:27:44 -0500

Thanks for the information. Too bad we all have to do this, when it seems
like a simple bug fix in MAPICS -- perhaps as a tailoring question to
protect systems with this modification.

Am I correct that the files to be affected are OPENAR and MBEKREP? Simply
examine the aging date for an invoice and insure that the age code is what
you expect and, if you have to make a change, adjust the totals in MBEKREP?

Patrick


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shaw, David [SMTP:dshaw@spartan.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2000 2:55 PM
> To:   'MAPICS-L@midrange.com'
> Subject:      RE: AR Aging
> 
> Patrick,
> 
> I was told once that real-time aging in AR is the most common modification
> made to MAPICS.  Basically all that's required is a program to be run
> regularly (we ran ours several times a day) which corrects the age code in
> the OPENAR records and corrects the AR balances in the Customer AR Balance
> records.  You can write it yourself or buy it, I imagine just about every
> MAPICS BP knows where you can get it, if they don't have one to sell you
> themselves.
> 
> Dave Shaw
> MAPICS-L Moderator
> Spartan International, Inc.
> Spartanburg, SC
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shrader, Patrick [mailto:pshrader@wkep.com]
> 
> We are running XA 5.
> 
> We have several customers that have extended terms (60 days). However,
> when
> MAPICS ages the open AR, it ignores the terms code (verified by support
> line
> this morning). So, when a customer does not pay within 90 days of the
> aging/invoice date, but has credit terms to 60 days, MAPICS puts that
> invoice in the past 90 column on the aging report. However, the customer
> is
> only 30 days past due because of the extended aging.
> 
> MAPICS says that they will look at terms in XA 6. However, that does not
> help me now.
> 
> I have to think that someone out there is aging invoices greater than 30
> days. How have you solved the aging problem I have described above?
> 
> Patrick Shrader
> White Knight Engineered Products
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