For Suppliers

The supplier bundle for NetSuite allows users to integrate Logicbroker's services with their NetSuite transactions. This bundle handles:

  • Pulling orders from Logicbroker into NetSuite as Sales Orders
  • Sending NetSuite Item Fulfillment transactions to Logicbroker (as shipments)
  • Sending NetSuite Invoice transactions to Logicbroker
  • Sending any closed sales order lines to Logicbroker as a cancellation acknowledgement
  • Pulling cancellation requests from retailers into NetSuite and cancelling the corresponding sales order lines
  • Broadcasting NetSuite inventory to Logicbroker using Logicbroker's Broadcast API endpoint
  • Sending inventory updates from NetSuite on a per-partner basis

It also features a saved search, "Logicbroker Failed Exports", which allows users to conveniently view all documents that have failed to export to Logicbroker.

Installation

In NetSuite, navigate to Customization > SuiteBundler > Search & Install Bundles. Search for “Logicbroker” and select the “Logicbroker Supplier Connector” SuiteApp bundle.

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 Note:

You will need either Administrator privileges or the SuiteApp Marketplace permission (formerly SuiteBundler permission) in order to access this screen in NetSuite.

On the bundle’s page, click the install button to install it on your NetSuite instance.

Configuration

Once the bundle has been installed, navigate to Setup > Company > Preferences > General Preferences. Scrolling down, select the Custom Preferences tab. There will now be a section labeled “Logicbroker Supplier Connector”.

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Enter your Logicbroker API key and select which endpoint to use. The API key can be found in the portal under API Authentication.

You can also configure what Logicbroker status to pull orders and cancellations on and what status to update them to.

If your company uses a saved search (or multiple) for inventory instead of the native NetSuite inventory functionality, you have the option of broadcasting them to all partners in Logicbroker, or configuring them on a per-partner basis. If you wish to broadcast them, check the Broadcast Inventory checkbox and add the search IDs as a comma-separated list in the Inventory Saved Search IDs field. Configuration details for sending inventory per-partner can be found later in this article.

Some customers with B2B integrations choose to manually create the shipments for their B2B partners in the Logicbroker Portal, rather than exporting them from NetSuite. In such cases, add the customer internal IDs as a comma separated list in the Exclude Customers from Send Shipments field.

 Note:

There are separate API keys associated with your Stage (stageportal.logicbroker.com) vs Production (portal.logicbroker.com) so you will need to log into both to generate the key, if there is no key currently generated. Also be sure to match the API key with the proper API endpoint based on environment.

 Tip:

We recommend you start out with your staging environment. Once you've tested everything in the staging environment, switching over to production is as easy as using your production API key and changing the API endpoint to "Production".

In order for Logicbroker to best find the customer associated with the orders being pulled, please set up all NetSuite customers with their corresponding Logicbroker Company ID, found on the Logicbroker tab.

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If you wish to send different Saved Search inventory to various partners, and have unchecked the Broadcast Inventory checkbox in the general bundle configuration, then also add any Saved Search IDs as a comma separated list in the Logicbroker Inventory Saved Search field on the Logicbroker tab of the customer record.

Scheduled SuiteScripts Usage

Under Customization > Scripting > Script Deployments, locate the Logicbroker Supplier Connector entries. Their IDs will all begin with “customdeploy_lbsupp_”.

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Note that there are multiple inventory-related script deployments. If you have configured saved searches to be sent to Logicbroker, the Logicbroker Export Saved Search Inv deployment should be used. If you are using native NetSuite inventory functionality, the Logicbroker Export Inventory should be used. 

For each of the script deployments, select Edit. You should see the following screen:

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For testing:

To run a script for testing purposes (not scheduled), leave the Status as “Not Scheduled” and select the arrow next to the Save button to choose “Save and Execute”.

For scheduling:

To schedule the script, change the Status to “Scheduled” and adjust the Schedule tab to suit your needs and control how often the script will run. Then click Save.

Sending Inventory from NetSuite by Partner

If you wish to send different Saved Search inventory to various partners, uncheck the Broadcast Inventory checkbox in the general bundle configuration. This renders the Inventory Saved Search IDs unused. 

Then, for every partner you wish to send inventory to, navigate to their Customer record in NetSuite. Under the Logicbroker tab, add the search IDs that should be exported to that partner.

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