ACE Hardware’s Instant Savings program is available to all ACE Rewards customers. This article includes steps for the following procedures to be followed in this order:

  • How to enable Instant Savings in Paladin POS
  • How to download and process the Instant Savings Hotsheet
  • How to verify the Instant Savings data

How to enable Instant Savings in Paladin POS

  1. Open Paladin POS.
  2. On the File menu, click Setup.
  3. In the Paladin Configuration window, click the Rewards tab.
  4. In the Rewards section, click the drop-down arrow, and then select Ace Rewards.
  5. In the Ace Rewards section, check the Instant Savings Enabled checkbox.
  6. Click Save, and then click Close the Paladin Configuration window.

How to download and process the Instant Savings hotsheet

  1. On your desktop, double-click Receive Hotsheets. Your computer will connect to Ace Xroads and download the hotsheets.
  2. In Paladin POS, click the Inventory module.
  3. On the bottom ribbon, click the EDI module or press F9.
  4. In the EDI Processing window, click File.
  5. In the browser window, enter this directory: C:\PaladinPOS\Export
  6. Click the drop-down arrow, and then select Details.
  7. Locate the two files that match the date that you downloaded the Ace hotsheets. Click the larger of the two files, and then click Open.
  8. In the EDI Processing window, click Process EDI File. When the file is done processing, a
    confirmation message will appear.
  9. Click the Reporting to view a report of the hotsheet.

How to verify the Instant Savings data

  1. In Paladin POS, on the Maintain menu, select Data Viewer.
  2. Click the Instant Savings tab, and then click Get Data.
  3. Verify that the Part Numbers have the correct Discount.

Note: Discounts are applied to selected items at an amount greater than zero.

  1. Verify that the Start Date and End Date columns have the correct date.
  2. To see the Instant Savings in Paladin POS, click File, click Setup, and
    then click the Sale List tab and Pricing Plans tab.

Note: Ace Hardware Corporation will not allow you to modify Instant Savings. If you have questions, contact Paladin Support.

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Printed on: 1/24/22