This feature is only available to stores that use EDI and applies to all EDI suppliers except Do It Best.

When an item has a supplier ratio that is set and locked, a new (optional) EDI processing feature will do the following for items bought in pack quantities:

  • Set Pricing Level 1 to the individual item quantity and price.
  • Set Pricing Level 2 to the pack quantity and price.


Given these conditions:

  • This new feature is turned on.
  • You buy wire from an EDI supplier by the spool (100 feet) and sell it by the foot.
  • The Supplier Ratio for the wire inventory item is 1/100 or 0.01 and is set and locked.
  • In the EDI file, the price per spool is $50.00, and the price per foot is $1.00.

EDI processing will set these values:

Pricing Level 1

  • Quantity: 1
  • Price: $1.00

Pricing Level 2

  • Quantity: 100
  • Price: $50.00

How to turn on this feature

To turn on this feature, you must contact Paladin Support (1-800-725-2346, option 2 or

To determine if this feature in turned on in your store, follow these steps:

  1. On the File menu, click Setup.
  2. In the Paladin Configuration window, click the Company tab.
  3. In the EDI pane, if the Manage Pack Prices for Custom Supplier Ratio Items check box is selected, this feature is turned on.
    Note: This text and checkbox will appear in light gray text. To update this or other EDI settings, contact Paladin Support (1-800-725-2346, option 2 or
  4. Click Close to exit the Paladin Configuration window.

If you have questions or suggestions about this information, contact