Dealer locator creates a means of finding dealers for your products. A list of wholesale customers is compiled and listed in the TallySums file. This list is then searchable internally in a company and on the web.
The dealer locator feature in the program must be tallied under the Admin Dept >> Tally menu. The Dealer Locator can be used on the local network to find dealers or over the internet. It keys off the Item Type or Item Number and the Zip code of the ship to address.
In the Admin Dept under the Tally menu you must Tally Dealer locator feature. This creates TallyResults Records for the period selected based on the shipto location of Invoiced items which are identified as pacing.
Specific Search elements for creating or updating the Dealer Locator:
1. [Items]Pacing = true
2. [TallyResults]DTReport = datetime of the last date in the period
3. if([Items]TallyByType = true)
4. [TallyResults]Purpose = "DealerLocator"
6. [TallyResults]Name=String([Invoices]ShipToContact)) `new feature on 6/15/98
When a contact is selected as the shipto, the Unique ID of the Contact is noted in the Proposal/Order/Invoice.
Local Access to Dealer Locator
Access the Dealer Locator under the Review menu.
Select from the Product List, enter the zip code and hit tab to show the sites by zip and product line.
Web Access to Dealer Locator
Access the Dealer Locator with the URL: http://127.0.0.1/DealerSrch.html*jitUser=0;vlEventID*
A window such as below will open asking you for search criterial:
If there are multiple matches for the products a list will display.
Detailed pages may be created to show even maps of the Dealer Locations: