Functional release notes

Functional release notes

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Functional Release Notes is our monthly update that highlights recent product improvements we’ve made so you can easily stay up to date on what’s new. If you have any questions, please send a mail to Support@tradecloud1.com

Functional release notes for April 2022

What’s new

  • As portal user, I want to find shipments
  • As portal user I want to view shipments
  • As portal user I want to chat about shipments
  • As CTO I want to optimize order versioning and support integrations
    • Makes it easier for supplier to integrate
  • As 2FA user for who 2FA is enforced I want to disable 2FA in order to get a new TOTP
    • Reduces support
  • As user I want to see how many tasks related to a Category or Module are open
  • As portal supplier, I want to reopen order lines based on charge line values

Bug fixes

  • Bulk Reopen request by supplier uses buyerLine values, instead of the confirmedLine values.
  • OrderLinesConfirmedBySupplier event (auto approve) does not calculate the Gross price when only net price is provided.
  • Shipment not shown correctly in UI when only mandatory fields are filled.
  • “orderConfirmLineBySupplier” tasks triggered by the event “OrderChangesProposalRejectedByBuyer” should be Exceptions instead of Notification Tasks.
  • Buyers can selected lines in the order detail page which are in progress because of a “buyer request”
  • Open Buyer request differences are not shown in the Order header detail page.

Functional release notes for March 2022

What’s new

  • As Tradecloud, I want to have an April Fool’s / Easter Egg in our portal for 2021
  • As company I don’t want all users get an email notification when a unassigned task is created.
  • As a user I want to recover my account with Backup codes when I lose my phone
  • As integrated supplier, I want to send order response lines with charge lines via the supplier API so I can accept or propose changes for those lines
  • As a user I want to filter tasks per module.

Bug fixes

  • Removed users cannot be invited/created automatically by the SSO flow.

Functional release notes for February 2022

What’s new

  • When migrating legacy orders I want to verify if buyer and supplier exist on Tradecloud One
  • As integrated supplier, I want to know if my shipment despatch advice could be processed
  • As a portal supplier, I want to accept / reject order lines with charge lines
  • As a portal supplier, I want to see charge lines in the portal and be able to propose changes to it.
  • As buyer ERP I want to send charge lines to TC

Bug fixes

  • Charge lines are deleted when a supplier does a bulk request
  • New users have to refresh or open the company page to view orders and get a generated avatar.
  • OrderLinesConfirmedBySupplier don’t close related orderConfirmLineBySupplier tasks automatically
  • Support & superuser don’t see “My company” when clicking on the profile picture

Functional release notes for January 2022

What’s new

  • As a portal user I want to see why a line is “in progress”
    • Give insight in who has to do something
  • As Tradecloud I want to post connector messages to the activity stream
    • Makes it clear to users why an an order is not updated in the ERP system when an error occurs
  • As SCI buyer I want to send dimensions related to an item in my order message
  • As Chinese Tradecloud portal user I want to reliably download documents
    • Workaround for the Chinees firewall.

Bug fixes

  • Supplier (inconsistent) confirmed line is ignored when copying order line row to delivery schedule position during migration
  • Paging in the Network page is broken
  • Destination filter does not show all destinations
  • LastUpdatedAt field not updated for OrderDocumentEvents

Functional release notes for December 2021

What’s new

  • As buyer I want to send forecast orders to TC, so my suppliers are aware of the goods I want to order in the coming period.
    • Introduction of different order types.
  • As a buyer I want to receive webhook triggers from TC when a dispatch advice is created or updated
  • As admin, I want to invite some user that has the “removed” status.
  • As supplier I want to be able to propose/reopen lines with negative quantities.
    • Workaround to process return orders
  • As non-portal buyer, I want that supplier proposals & reopen request are confirmed automatically.
  • As buyer, I want to attached documents via the /order API are downloadable for suppliers users.
  • As legacy buyer I want to copy order line row to delivery schedule position during migration.

Bug fixes

  • Despatch advice message with unknown purchaseOrder are discarded.

Functional release notes for November 2021

What’s new

  • As TC I want to enrich dispatch advices with order data
    • Makes it easier for supplier to announce dispatch advices
  • As SCI connector user I want to provide order line properties.
    • Extended the supported fields in the SCI connector (ISAH connector)
  • As a ERP user I want a URL link in my ERP system to the order in the TC portal
    • Makes it easy for users to open an order (line) out of the ERP system.
  • As portal user I want to set my preferred language in my user profile
    • The Tradecloud portal supports now multiple languages
  • As company I want to identify other companies based on GLN number
  • As a buyer I want to approve/reject multiple change proposals within one order in the order detail page.

Bug fixes

  • Avoid duplicate request on orders and orderline table page
  • total order count cannot count beyond 10.000 order lines
  • As Exact connector user, I want that the correct delivery line is set to Delivered, when I splitting an order line.
  • “Focus on exceptions” banner on the login page overlaps the login dialog when screen height is <700
  • later added delivery schedule positions are not shown in the reopen request dialog on the orders page.
  • Order line numbering is not correct when no leading zeros are used
  • Supplier users are not authorized to reject a line anymore from the order detail page.
  • Inactive users are shown in the “assign a contact” dialog while no order can be assigned to them.
  • Document names with a “.” are cut off at the dot, when uploaded via the portal.

Functional release notes for October 2021

What’s new

  • As TC I want to receive dispatch advices via the shipment API
    • Makes it possible to electronically send dispatch advice as a supplier to Tradecloud.
  • As portal supplier I want to update delivery line logistical statuses in bulk
  • As product manager I want to map a legacy company on another Tradecloud One company in order to migrate properly
    • Makes it more easy for customers to migrate from Tradecloud version 3.0 to Tradecloud version 4.0 “Tradecloud One”
  • As integrated buyer, I want to know if an order (response) can successfully be processed by Tradecloud
  • As product management I want to migrate per supplier
    • Makes it possible to migrate individual suppliers to the new release, so migration can be done more fine-grained

Bug fixes

  • Long item names make the “bulk logistical status update” dialog looks not good.
  • Reason field on line level is not implemented for the supplier api
  • Lines:deliverySchedule positions are reordered based on `date` when an order line is approved/accepted, and because of the a delivery line is set to Delivered
  • Sometimes the “SCI credentials set” is not visible, a hard refresh is needed to make it visible again

Functional release notes for September 2021

What’s new

  • General Internationalization (i18n) for portal
    • Multiple languages can be supported now in the portal.
  • As a company admin and superuser, I want to remove a user via the portal
  • As buyer I want that delivery lines are updated to “Delivered” when updating the delivery history of an order line

Bug fixes

  • Activity proposal/reopen request comparison in portal does not take purchase unit quantity into account
  • Reopen request changes are not shown in the order line overview

Functional release notes for August 2021

What’s new

  • As a portal user, I want to see how many attempts I have left to login and see the time for how long I am banned if my last attempt failed.
  • As buyer, I want to mark delivery lines as delivered via the delivery line status
    • Makes it possible to mark order lines that are split as Delivered per split line

Bug fixes

  • Order (line) logistical status not correct when issuing an order with all delivery lines with ReadyToShip status.

Functional release notes for July 2021

What’s new

  • As a CSV export user I want to export the human readable company name instead of the TC companyId
  • As a user I want to see delivery schedule logistics changes in the activity stream
  • As a portal supplier I want to see the order total amount so I can verify it.
  • As a supplier I want to download a CSV file with only the data i’m interested in of the orders.
  • As integrated company I want my ERP to know who is the contact person of the other party of an PO.
  • As a buyer integrator I want to merge a new buyer delivery schedule position into the order line & confirmed delivery schedule’s
    • A delivery schedule position is required in order to update the logistical status of a delivery line
  • As supplier I want to add an ETD (Estimated Time of Departure) when change delivery line statuses to Shipped.
  • As buyer I want to see order lines receive the logistical status ”Shipped” when they have the status “shipped” in my ERP system.

Bug fixes

  • Unconfirmed, completed AND delivered lines whereof the completion will be reverted will not update the logistical header status.
  • SyncOrder should not overwrite order lines and delivery lines, but merge

Functional release notes for June 2021

What’s new

  • As ERP system, I want to be updated via the webhook connector when a contact of an order is (re)assigned.
    • update your ERP system when an contact is changed within Tradecloud
  • As portal user I want that TC maps SCSN unit codes to human readable unit names
  • As buyer I want particular order lines to become proposals when accepted by the supplier
  • As a buyer I want to reopen Completed lines.
  • As portal user, I want to (Re)assign orders to users
  • As buyer I want that suppliers can set logistical status using the portal – BASIC
  • As buyer I want to cancel lines by removing them from the order update
  • As legacy customer I want that migrated legacy orders to only overwrite TC One orders when the order is not changed in TC One

Bug fixes

  • Later added lines do not trigger an “await confirmation” task
  • Some lines do not have a delivery schedule after the release of “basic logistical status”
  • Acknowledge & conversation tasks are not reassigned when the contact of the related order header is updated.

Functional release notes for May 2021

What’s new

  • As a portal user, I want to see how many attempts I have left to login and see the time for how long I am banned if my last attempt failed.
  • As buyer I want to send the supplier contact with my order
    • Makes it possible to suggest a supplier contact, so only this person will receive email notifications about that order
  • As integrated partner I would like to use a polling integration pattern for updated orders
    • Makes it easier for “outdated” ERP systems to integrate with Tradecloud.

Bug fixes

  • The portal shows be default 2 decimals (.00) when the priceUnitQuantity > 1

Functional release notes for April 2021

What’s new

  • As an SSO user I want to change my profile in Tradecloud.
  • As a supplier I want to see my sales order number (if exist) in the Task header
  • As portal supplier, I want to have contact filters, so I can filter orders that are linked to a specific contact.
  • When the buyer only sends a gross price, then TC should fill 0% discount in the supplier request dialog.
    • This feature reduces the actions a supplier must do when proposing or requesting changes.
  • As a Buyer I want to be able to Complete lines that are still In progress
  • As a supplier I want to see the first delivery date on order and line levels
    • Makes it possible to see and filter on delivery dates on the order (line) overview page.
  • As integrated company I want to have a dedicated orderLine field reserved for specifying inspection companies
    • Makes it easier for supplier to integrate and send order confirmations automatically.
  • As a buyer integrator I want to use basic authentication when uploading and downloading documents
    • Makes It easier for buyers to integrate with Tradecloud
  • As integration partner I need separate webhook URLs for OrderEvents versus OrderDocumentEvents
    • Makes It easier for buyers to integrate with Tradecloud
  • As buyer company I want to send order lines receipts using a dedicated /order/delivery event based API

Bug fixes

  • Activity proposal/reopen request comparison in portal does not take changes in currencies into account.
  • The counts of the process & logistical status on the order line overview don’t interact with each other.
  • Several minor SCI connector bug fixes

Functional release notes for March 2021

What’s new

  • As a user I want to sort on columns in the order page
  • As a portal user I only want to see contacts in the contacts filter, that have orders attached to them.
  • As a portal user, I want see the reason why me proposal/reopen request is rejected in the task header.
  • As a admin user want to update an account number of an existing connection
  • As user I want to be acknowledged when a document is attached to an order or order line
  • As a buyer, only able to process gross price and discount in my ERP, I want to calculate and save the confirmed gross price of supplier reopen requests
  • As an integrated supplier I want to reopen confirmed orders via the supplier API
  • As user I want to see basic metrics on the dashboard page.
  • As user I want to be acknowledged when I need to perform some action outside the TC platform.

Bug fixes

  • SCI Connector unable to replay events for integration settings
  • Re-invite button in the Teams page is broken, no popup shown when you click on the button.
  • Implement per-buyer-supplier authentication and persistence of configured credentials
  • Logging in not possible for SSO users that are redirected to Azure and then go back to the login page.

Functional release notes for February 2021

What’s new

  • Support SSO for Azure AD users
    • Single Sign-On is now supported for companies that use Azure Active Directory as an identity and access management system.
  • As a user, I want that contacts in the Orders & Tasks page are sorted alphabetically
  • As an integrated supplier, I want to process reopen requests by the buyer in my ERP instead of Tradecloud
    • It is now possible to respond to a reopen request out of your ERP system, this can reduces the actions you have to do in case of a reopen request as an integrated supplier.
  • Show initials in the portal as profile picture when a user does not have set a profile picture yet.
  • As a buyer with ISAH as ERP, I want to send orders to Tradecloud via the SCI connector
  • As a buyer with ISAH as ERP, I want to receive order responses from Tradecloud via the SCI connector
    • Tradecloud now supports a Connector that makes it easier for buyers that use ISAH to connect with Tradecloud.

Bug fixes

  • As an SSO user, I am logged out when the browser is closed for 10 minutes

Functional release notes for January 2021

What’s new

  • As a portal user, I want that filters counts interact in a more user-friendly way.
    • Filter counts on the Orders page are now interactive (like most consumer webshops)
  • As a user, I want that my filter settings are saved also if I log out
    • Selected filters are now saved in the local storage of your device, so the filters will automatically be set if you visit the portal again.
  • As a portal user, I want to search order(line)s on multiple order fields
    • More about this feature here

Bug fixes

  • Count related to the contact filters are incomplete
  • Indicators do not work when an order is issued for the first time.
  • A supplier can (bulk) select in progress lines when a buyer reopen request is Open

Functional release notes for December 2020

What’s new

  • As a Contact person, I want to see myself in the tasks header.
    • You can see now how is assigned to a task in the task header itself.
  • As portal supplier, I want to do bulk reopen request on the order header page.
    • More about this feature here
  • As an integration user I don’t want to send my TC companyId in my messages
    • This will make it easier to integrate your system with Tradecloud, read more about integration in our API manual
  • As TC I want to make it possible to influence the status of an order (line) when only identifiers are known.
    • This can for example be used when your ERP cannot cancel orders but only delete them.

Bug fixes

  • Company search box gives incorrect suggestions in some cases.
  • Suppliers cannot accept/reject/propose lines that are rejected by the supplier and reissued by the buyer.

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