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Ship Via Code File Maintenance

Ship Via Code File Maintenance

Application Overview

The Ship Via Code File represents the method of shipment normally used by the vendor.  It is used in the Purchase Order and Receiving package when purchase orders are being entered.  Whenever the Ship Via code is entered at a terminal, it will be looked up in this file and the description will be displayed.

Run Instructions

Select Ship Via Code File from the pull down A/P Maintenance window.  The following screen will then be displayed:



Ship Via Code File Maintenance Entry Screen





The following options are available:

·         Select the desired mode from the Ship Via Code File menu bar

·         Enter the data requested on the screen

·         If the List is selected, all Ship Via Codes on  file will be printed with their descriptions

·         To exit press the ESC or F10 key when the cursor is positioned for entry of the first field on the screen


To return to the menu bar, press the ESC or F10 key. To leave this application, press X for EXIT when positioned at the menu bar.

Entry Field Descriptions



Type and Description

1.   Ship Via Code

2 alphanumeric characters.


Choose a two‑character code for the shipping method being entered.  For example, freight train might be represented as FT.  All vendors who normally ship merchandise via freight train would be given this code.


In change or delete mode, press the F7 key to search for Ship Via Code.

2.   Description

15 alphanumeric characters.


Enter a description of the Ship Via code, which will make it clear to the operator at a glance whether or not he has entered the correct code.







Ship Via Code File Maintenance (Ship Via Code Search)








Ship Via Code File Maintenance









                                                S H I P   V I A   C O D E   L I S T


Ship  Description



 1    Pick‑up

 A    Air Freight

 F    Federal Express

 G    Greyhound

 M    U. S. Mail

 R    Railroad

 T    Trucking Co.

 TC   Trucking Co.

 U    U. P. S.

 X    N/A


   10 Ship Via Codes On File






















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