June 2023

Release Note - June 2023

2023 Q2 Training Release: June 2, 2023

2023 Q2 Production Release: June 16, 2023

Table of Contents

  1. General
  2. ESM Purchase 
  3. ESM Supplier
  4. ESM Source


theReporter Tool for Integrated Cart Customers

We are thrilled to announce the release of theReporter Tool for Integrated Cart customers. theReporter tool provides a number of reporting options from ESM products to enable organizations to gather further and detailed metrics.

Key Benefits and Features:

  1. Personalize Your Insights: theReporter enables you to tailor your reports to suit your unique reporting needs. You can choose from a wide range of report types for different purposes.

    theReporter Tool

  2. Foster Collaboration: Sharing reports, provide access to specific users, and manage access of your reports are made easy with theReporter tool. 
  3. Ensure Data Security: At ESM, we prioritize the security and privacy of your data. With theReporter tool, your data remains confidential and is only accessible to authorized users, ensuring peace of mind and compliance with data protection regulations. 

To learn more about theReporter, please visit our Support Help Center for more information. 

Learn more about theReporter

ESM Purchase

Storeroom Data Fields added to theReporter Tool

In this release, we updated our reporting tool with the addition of more data fields from the Storeroom application that will empower you to extract more insights and make more informed decisions. 

theReporter Tool > Storeroom Category

Key Benefits and Features:

  1. Expanded Data Visibility: With the additional data fields from the Storeroom application, you can now dive deeper into your Storeroom insights with more supported data fields.
  2. Enhanced Reporting Capability: We recognize that every organization has unique reporting requirements. With this enhancement, we allow you to customize your Storeroom reports and tailor them to your business context. 

Please see the list of the new data fields below:

  • Item Maintenance Page:
    • General Details
      • Commodity Code
    • Price/Cost Detail
      • Storeroom Item Price

      • Percent Markup

      • Cost Valuation

      • Current Unit Cost

      • Replenishment Unit Price

    • GL Details
      • Account Type Name
  • Order Fulfillment Page:
    • Order Summary
      • Aux Field 1-8

      • Ship To - Attn

      • Internal Note

      • External Note

    • Fulfillment Details
      • Qty Available
    • GL Details
      • Chart

      • Account Type

      • Index

      • Account Code

      • Description

      • USD Split

      • % Split

  • Inventory Adjustment Page:
    • Adjust Storeroom Location Inventory
      • Location Code
      • Location Name
      • Current Inventory On Hand
      • Expiration Date
      • Comments
    • GL Details
      • Chart

      • Account Type

      • Index

      • Account Code

      • Description

  • Replenishment Page:
    • Item #
    • Item Name
    • Supplier Name 
    • UOM
    • On Hand Quantity 
    • Recommended Replenishment
    • Quantity on Order
    • Reorder Quantity 
    • Quantity to Fulfill 
    • Transaction #
    • PO #
    • Created Date
    • PO Release Date
    • Transaction Status
    • Requester 

Learn more about the Storeroom

Bug Fixes

The following bugs are fixed with this release:

  • Storeroom & Colleague Ethos Integration: Reversed credit/debit amount for Inventory Adjustment 
  • Storeroom & Colleague Ethos Integration: Error Code: 400 Ethos - The Vendor ID must correspond with a valid vendor record
  • Storeroom & Colleague Ethos Integration: Failed GL Check error for Storeroom fulfillment orders 
  • FTP User upload - System does not pick the file from FTP server

ESM Supplier

New Data Fields Supported via ESM Supplier & Banner Ethos Integration

For our Banner Ethos customer, we updated the Banner Ethos Integration in order to support more data fields from the ESM Supplier application. With this release, you can synchronize the following data fields across ESM Supplier and Banner:

  • Supplier Contacts

    • Supplier Contact First Name 
    • Supplier Contact Last Name 
    • Supplier Contact email
    • Supplier Contact Phone Number
  • All Supplier Addresses

  • Supplier Company Type

  • Business Area

Key Benefits and Features:

  1. Improved Supplier Data Accuracy: With the expansion of the ESM Supplier & Banner Ethos Integration, you can now consolidate and synchronize more supplier data across ESM and Banner. This ensures that your supplier information is up-to-date and accurate, eliminating the risks associated with outdated or inconsistent data. 
  2. Save Time and Effort: By automating more data synchronization between ESM Supplier and Banner via integration, you can avoid manual data entry and time-consuming administrative tasks. 

Please note that this enhancement is only available for customers with Banner Ethos Integration. As always, we are committed to continuously enhancing our integration capabilities and will look into how to support more data fields for other integrations in the future releases. 

Approval Delegate

With this release, we added the Approval Delegate feature to the ESM Supplier application. With this addition, your supplier registration form approval processes is streamlined, time is saved, and a smoother approval workflow is ensured within your organization. 

Key Benefits and Features:

  1. Improved Workflow Continuity: The Approval Delegate feature allows approvers to delegate their supplier registration form approval responsibilities to a designated colleague when they are unavailable or out of the office. This ensures that your supplier registration approval are not delayed, and bottlenecks are minimized. 


    ESM Supplier > Admin Page > Add/Edit User Page

  2. Save Time: Your suppliers can also benefit from the Approval Delegate feature by eliminating the need for approvals to wait until a specific user is available. Instead, designated delegates can promptly review and approve the registration forms. 
  3. Enhanced Flexibility: This new feature also allows your administrators to decide if your approvers can manage their own approval delegates or not. A new setting has been added to the Entity Setting page that controls if approval delegates can be set up by individual Approve Tab users on the Profile Page. With this new feature, you will have the flexibility to choose the way to manage your approval delegates and approval workflows within your organizations that meets your business regulations or policies. 


    ESM Supplier > Admin Page > Edit Entity Settings

    ESM Supplier > Profile Page

  4. Complete Transparency: The Approval Delegate feature provides a comprehensive audit trail, giving you visibility into who delegated an approval, who the delegate is, and when the approval was granted by which user. This transparency fosters accountability and allows for seamless collaboration between team members. 

    ESM Supplier > Approve Tab

For more information and guidance on how to utilize this new feature, please refer to our Support Help Center or contact our support team. 

Bug Fixes

  • Error message on pop up when trying to register via a registration form on the supplier side.
  • Approve tab is not showing all of the content of the registration form.

ESM Source

Instruction for No Bid Column in the Line Item Response Template

For Award Tab > Walk-in Response users and suppliers, we add more instructions for the end users about how to use the No Bid column in the template. 

ESM Source > Line Item Response Template

ESM Source > Line Item Response Template

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