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Many distribution companies operate a “list-less” pricing model where an item has a ‘List’ price (sometimes called a Trade price – or it may even be a Recommended Retail Price, RRP). The sales price is calculated by applying a discount to the List price.
Obviously, this is well supported in Microsoft Dynamics AX – perhaps too well, because there are several ways of assigning a customer discount. Let me count the ways – but first ….
There are actually three types of discount on a sales order:
- Line discounts
- Multi-line discounts
- Total discount
Line discount is an Amount (2) or Percentage (3) applied to the item’s ‘Unit price’ (1) which is multiplied by the sales order line quantity to give the line ‘Net amount (4).
I’m going to ignore the Multi-line discount amount (5), the Multiline discount percentage (6) and the Total discount percentage (7) and concentrate on the Line…
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