AP Automation Overview

AP Automation Overview

Overview AP Automation is a feature within Restaurant365 that allows an Organization to setup a specified Email address on the System Preference screen.  Restaurant365 will monitor this Email address via POP3.  Organization team members and Vendors can then send emails to that address with PDF invoices attached and those PDFs will be imported into the Documents to Process list.  Each separate Attachment will be imported as a separate Document to Process.  Additionally, supported CSV file formats will import automatically and create AP Transactions via EDI Security Users with the Secondary Security Role of ‘User Setup’ have access to ‘System Preferences’. … Continued
Attachment Viewer

Attachment Viewer

The Attachment Viewer is a feature in Restaurant365 where a User can elect to open an additional sidebar to view any attachments that have been uploaded to an AP Transaction within Restaurant365.  The Attachment Viewer is also utilized when Processing Documents to Process.  The two distinctions between viewing attachments with the Attachment Viewer and processing Documents to Process are as follows: The Attachment Viewer is opened by default when Processing Documents to Process, while must be opened manually on other AP Transactions A check box is present on each attachment page when Processing Documents to Process.  Additionally an ‘All’ checkbox in present … Continued
Documents to Process: Upload Methods

Documents to Process: Upload Methods

Documentst to Process Upload Methods Documents to Process is a feature in Restaurant365 that allows Users to upload a PDF or scanned image of an AP Invoice (or AP Credit Memo) to the system and then enter the details of the transaction at a later time.  The recommended file format for use in Documents to Process is PDF.  Various Vendors will provide Invoices electronically (in PDF form) while other Vendors will only provide physical copies of Invoices.  When physical invoices are received, a User can utilize any scanning technology to produce a PDF scan of the physical invoice (Scanner used in conjunction with a Computer, … Continued
Documents to Process: Uploading Files via FTP

Documents to Process: Uploading Files via FTP

Documents to Process is a feature in Restaurant365 that allows Users to upload a PDF or scanned image of an AP Invoice (or AP Credit Memo) to the system and then enter the details of the transaction at a later time.  The recommended file format for use in Documents to Process is PDF.  Various Vendors will provide Invoices electronically (in PDF form) while other Vendors will only provide physical copies of Invoices.  When physical invoices are received, a User can utilize any scanning technology to produce a PDF scan of the physical invoice (Scanner used in conjunction with a Computer, Scanner/Copier, or various mobile … Continued
Documents to Process: Manual Upload

Documents to Process: Manual Upload

Documents to Process is a feature in Restaurant365 that allows Users to upload a PDF or scanned image of an AP Invoice (or AP Credit Memo) to the system and then enter the details of the transaction at a later time.  The recommended file format for use in Documents to Process is PDF.  Various Vendors will provide Invoices electronically (in PDF form) while other Vendors will only provide physical copies of Invoices.  When physical invoices are received, a User can utilize any scanning technology to produce a PDF scan of the physical invoice (Scanner used in conjunction with a Computer, Scanner/Copier, or various mobile … Continued
Documents to Process: Uploading Files via AP Automation

Documents to Process: Uploading Files via AP Automation

Documents to Process is a feature in Restaurant365 that allows Users to upload a PDF or scanned image of an AP Invoice (or AP Credit Memo) to the system and then enter the details of the transaction at a later time.  The recommended file format for use in Documents to Process is PDF.  Various Vendors will provide Invoices electronically (in PDF form) while other Vendors will only provide physical copies of Invoices.  When physical invoices are received, a User can utilize any scanning technology to produce a PDF scan of the physical invoice (Scanner used in conjunction with a Computer, Scanner/Copier, or various mobile … Continued
FTP Site Overview

FTP Site Overview

Overview Restaurant365 provides a hosted FTP site for each Customer Database.  FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol and allows Vendors, as well as Restaurant365 Users to Upload acceptable files in to their Customer Instance of Restaurant365.  The FTP Site serves two purposes for Customers: Vendor Automatic Imports via EDI Documents to Process Uploads Each Customer Instance will have a unique FTP Site with unique FTP Credentials.  These credentials would have been provided to the project lead during the setup/implementation of Restaurant365.  Note: Please contact Restaurant365 Support for any inquiries regarding FTP Site Credentials   Security Any individual that has been provided the … Continued
Documents to Process: Processing Uploaded Files

Documents to Process: Processing Uploaded Files

Processing Uploaded Files Once documents have been uploaded via any of the Documents to Process Upload Methods, they will be accessible in the Documents to Process list view.  This list comprises all available Documents to Process that have been imported in to Restaurant365.  Currently, Documents to Process includes the options to process both AP Invoices and AP Credit Memos.  In place of the regular process of creating new transactions for each of the supported record types, the User would follow the steps described below: Step 1 – Navigate to the Documents to Process list view: Accounting Module -> Accounts Payable -> … Continued
System Preferences: AP Automation

System Preferences: AP Automation

The ‘AP Automation’ tab resides on the System Preferences screen.  Click here for more information on System Preferences. On the AP Automation tab, a specified Email address can be provided that will be monitored by Restaurant365 via POP3.  When emails with attachments are sent to the monitored Email address, Restaurant365 will recognize the attachment(s) and determine what actions can be taken.  Attachments that cannot be automatically imported as AP Transactions (EDI) will be routed to the Documents to Process list.  Note: Please refer to the AP Automation Overview as you prepare to utilize this useful feature in Restaurant365 Legend: 1) Email … Continued