I am sure there has to be a way to genrerate a price rule without always
adding and subtracting to or from List Price.

What if I wanted to at cost plus?  Or wholesale minus? Or a discount
against the gross margin?

Or what if I wanted to sell at the default price list or just sell at
the Wholesale price list?

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Price Rule Engine
From: Rishi Solanki <rishisolan...@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, April 06, 2018 1:43 am
To: ofbizuser <user@ofbiz.apache.org>

Please go thru the calculateProductPrice service it will have all
information.

Rishi Solanki
Sr Manager, Enterprise Software Development
HotWax Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Direct: +91-9893287847
http://www.hotwaxsystems.com
www.hotwax.co

On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 10:33 PM, <ja...@productive1.com> wrote:

> Thanks Rishi. I think we will need to customize it to give a few new
> actions that are purely based off of costs. Do you know what entity we
> would need to look to customize? I am thinking we would need to
> duplicate every action that is there but have it add to the Average
> Costs and Not List
>
> On a side note... Is it possible to create pricing based on the
> warehouse that the product is shipping out of?
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: Price Rule Engine
> From: Rishi Solanki <rishisolan...@gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, April 05, 2018 6:06 am
> To: ofbizuser <user@ofbiz.apache.org>
>
> Aha, sorry I forgot this while giving the solution. OOTB it is not
> possible, but a trick of matching the average cost and list price would
> work.
> 100 is the avg cost and same list price (ECA rule to match them always).
> Adding rule on avg cost will always sale the product on the price you
> want.
>
> As mentioned OOTB not supported, you may like to customize it, as
> required.
>
> Rishi Solanki
> Sr Manager, Enterprise Software Development
> HotWax Systems Pvt. Ltd.
> Direct: +91-9893287847
> http://www.hotwaxsystems.com
> www.hotwax.co
>
> On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 6:26 PM, <ja...@productive1.com> wrote:
>
> > In case product's average cost change then you can create a price rule
> > action such that Percent Of Average Cost (PRICE_POAC) to 130 percent.
> > Then
> > system will always sale the product on that rule.
> >
> > The issue with the price rule you mentioned is that the system would add
> > 130 percent of costs to the list price. I want just the 130 Percent of
> > Average Costs without adding that to the list price. Is that possible?
> >
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: Re: Price Rule Engine
> > From: Rishi Solanki <rishisolan...@gmail.com>
> > Date: Thu, April 05, 2018 5:10 am
> > To: ofbizuser <user@ofbiz.apache.org>
> >
> > James,
> >
> > If you wanted to set list price as 30% of average cost, then there is no
> > direct mechanism. You may need to set the average price for product and
> > service to do that.
> > In case product's average cost change then you can create a price rule
> > action such that Percent Of Average Cost (PRICE_POAC) to 130 percent.
> > Then
> > system will always sale the product on that rule.
> > Please refer: Catalog >> Price Rules >> Edit Price Rules >> Action Type
> > Section.
> >
> > Current Ecommerce Portal and price engine expect list price always. So
> > setting list price and adding rule on Average Cost works for you, if I'm
> > getting your problem correctly.
> >
> > HTH!
> >
> >
> > Rishi Solanki
> > Sr Manager, Enterprise Software Development
> > HotWax Systems Pvt. Ltd.
> > Direct: +91-9893287847
> > http://www.hotwaxsystems.com
> > www.hotwax.co
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 5:12 PM, <ja...@productive1.com> wrote:
> >
> > > The issue with the pricing engine is that the system is always trying
> to
> > > add to List Price so once it figures out the margin it will add it to
> > > the list price. Most customers base a price off of something other than
> > > list price. Is there a way to calculate Costs +$7 or 1.3 * Costs?
> > > -------- Original Message --------
> > > Subject: Re: Price Rule Engine
> > > From: Arthur Marquez <arthurm.farmersun...@gmail.com>
> > > Date: Wed, April 04, 2018 1:23 pm
> > > To: user@ofbiz.apache.org
> > >
> > > Cost (or average cost) x (1.30) = 23% GM (Margin)
> > >
> > > 30% margin would be (*cost*) x (*1.429*)
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > *Arthur Marquez*
> > >
> > > *1-701-872-4471 : Office*
> > > *1-818-919-5452 : Mobile*
> > >
> > > *Farmers Union Oil Company of Beach ND*
> > > *Farmers Union Propane, C3H8*
> > > *90 NE 1st St.*
> > > *Beach ND 58621*
> > >
> > >
> > > *http://www.cenexofbeach.com/ <http://www.cenexofbeach.com/>*
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 9:33 AM, <ja...@productive1.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > I noticed that the pricing engine will calculate off a percent off of
> > > > list, default, Average costs, and margin but it is always using the
> > List
> > > > price as the base price so an example would be Price = Price *(20% of
> > > > Average costs)
> > > >
> > > > What if you wanted all of your pricing to be based off of average
> > costs.
> > > > So I want 30% margin or 130% of my costs. So everything is based of
> > > > average costs and list is not in the equation.
> > > >
> > > > Any insight on how to accomplish?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > James
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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