Order module complements the Service Order module by extending its
functionality to a more comprehensive level. Significant distinctions
between work orders and service orders in TM2 include:
Multiple shops can be
managed easily with work orders; service orders typically involve only a
More control over the
approval and coordination process is available in work
Work orders can be split
into multiple Cost Account Codes.
Work orders can be divided
into multiple tasks, which can each be assigned to a different
Labor reporting and
inventory accounting is possible at the task level in work
Any work requiring that materials be ordered specifically for
that job are more easily managed with work orders; Service orders typically
use on-hand inventory.