Release Notes

OCTOBER 5, 2021

IMPROVED

  • Detail Drawer has been updated to include two new fields to allow Order Classification: “Order Type” and “Commodity Code”.
  • The “Outside Services” field has been removed from the Detail Drawer.
  • “Order Type” and “Commodity Code” have been added as filterable fields in the Advanced Filter Drawer. This allows users to filter by Order Classification.
  • Open and Shipped Order table headers have been updated in desktop, tablet, and mobile to be more visually consistent on all skins.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

NEW

  • New order management workflows have been added to P1ston.
    • Newly added purchase orders will now prompt suppliers to accept or decline the order.
    • Customers and suppliers have the option to propose new terms for a purchase order by changing the quantity or unit price of a line item.
    • New terms can be accepted or rejected until an agreement is reached.
    • After an order is accepted, the supplier is prompted to add promise dates to each line item.
    • Reminder notifications are sent out every 48 hours to ensure that orders are accepted in a timely fashion.

IMPROVED

  • Links have been added to In-P1ston notifications for: scheduled update requests, unscheduled update requests for all line items, and new user added notifications.
  • The login page copyright text has been updated to prevent text from wrapping to two separate lines.

AUGUST 16, 2021

IMPROVED

  • Suppliers with no open orders will no longer appear in the dropdown menu of the customer update mode.
  • Entry names in the detail drawer activity tab now match the notification feed format.
  • Increased the size of the back arrow touch target in the mobile detail drawer.
  • Added tooltips to all icons on the Orders table.
  • The Notifications Settings button now directs the user to the settings page.
  • Activity archive no longer infinitely loads when nothing matches the search bar.
  • Notification feed text is now aligned properly with the blue badge.
  • The customer update mode supplier color bar now matches the supplier’s color.

FIXED

  • Users are now able to exit file previews on mobile.
  • Dashboard widgets now filter correctly and in real time.
  • Fixed other minor bugs.

PERFORMANCE & SECURITY

  • Performance improvements leading to reduced initial load times.

JULY 26, 2021

IMPROVED

  • Supplier users will now always receive notifications for update requests in their feed and email inbox regardless of their other notification settings.
  • Update request emails now format the subject line correctly to display the user’s name.
  • Updated the language of some entries in the line item detail drawer’s Activity tab to be more precise.
  • Clicking the “Update Now” button in update request emails for supplier users will now filter directly to the order in P1ston.
  • Consolidated the trash icon in both the Discussions and Files tabs.
  • Design tweaks to the Notes and Discussions text boxes.
  • Switching between supplier teams on the Orders table will now dynamically shift the surrounding text to keep everything in line.
  • Shipment popups will now close when clicking the cancel button.
  • Users will now be directed to the correct page from email notification links if they need to log in to P1ston after clicking the link.
  • Updated the formatting of the P1ston create account page.
  • Tablet need-by and promise dates will now appear red when they are late.
  • Blank spaces will now be trimmed from the beginning and end of discussion comments and replies.
  • Overall performance improvements.

FIXED

  • Fixed bug that required users to refresh to update their dashboard data.
  • Orders that are missing a part number or description will now display “No Data” in the PO detail drawer.
  • The tooltip on the edit shipment icon now displays “Edit” instead of “Ship”.
  • The Discussions action menu no longer overlaps with the “like count” for shorter replies.
  • Fixed other known minor bugs.

JULY 7, 2021

NEW

  • You can now configure your P1ston notifications.
    • A personalized notification feed that displays recent activity can be found behind the new bell in the top right corner of P1ston.
    • Notification settings can be configured from the My Account modal.
    • Users now have the option to receive their email notifications in real-time or in one single “Daily Digest” email.
    • A full archive of all activity can be accessed from the notifications feed in the top right corner of P1ston. This archive includes all activity regardless of your configured notification settings.

IMPROVED

  • The button for posting new discussion comments now displays “SEND” instead of “SAVE”.
  • Unified icon normal, hover, and selected states.
  • Improved the error message when resetting your password within P1ston.
  • Purchase order line items now display in numerical order.
  • Unified phone number formatting on all pages.

FIXED

  • The detail drawer activity tab now has an empty state.
  • Fixed scrolling in the file preview for word documents.
  • Users with expired invitations on the Teams table no longer count as active users.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

PERFORMANCE & SECURITY

  • Overall performance improvements in P1ston; load times greatly reduced to only seconds on all pages.

JUNE 21, 2021

IMPROVED

  • Users can now start discussion posts from the line item activity tab when there is a comment added to a changed promise date or shipment update.
  • Unscheduled update request emails now provide a link to the discussions tab of the purchase order or line item that has the requested update.
  • When inviting a new user, there is text in the modal notifying that invitations expire after 7 days.
  • The Discussions action menu no longer cuts off and wraps around when a reply post is too short.
  • Placeholder text for input fields now stays until the user starts typing in the field.
  • The tooltip that appears in the activity tab after editing a discussion post now correctly displays the original comment’s text.
  • Entering only empty space into the Notes field will no longer save as a new note.
  • The ellipses for the action menu on the Teams page is now vertical and the menu pops out to the right of the ellipses.

FIXED

  • Spacing between dashboard widgets on mobile has been fixed.
  • The input field for starting new discussions now has a white fill.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

PERFORMANCE & SECURITY

  • The Orders table now caches its data resulting in significantly reduced load times.
  • Changes to the Orders table will now update in real-time for all users.

JUNE 14, 2021

IMPROVED

  • The “Request Update” modal has been updated to allow users to switch between requesting an update for the entire purchase order, or for a specific line item all from one page.
  • Changed the language on the supplier teams page to say “Active Suppliers” instead of “Active Users”.
  • Changed the time parameter in the Activity tab of line item detail drawers to stay in effect until the drawer is closed.
  • The Notes tooltip now appears upon hovering over the info icon.

FIXED

  • Fixed the hover state to include the entire target area when closing a detail drawer.

JUNE 8, 2021

IMPROVED

  • Set your time zone from the My Account modal using the new dropdown menu.
  • Back arrows on mobile changed to left carets for design consistency.

FIXED

  • Searching by supplier or promise date on the Orders table will now function correctly.
  • Notification emails for Discussion posts now reflect the correct time.
  • Fixed spacing problems in the creating a new P1ston account page.
  • Right-aligned the quantity column in the line item view to match PO accordions.
  • Fixed and added tooltips to the dashboard and Orders table.
  • Removed hover states from supplier teams and workspace if dropdown menus are not available.
  • Other minor design improvements and bug fixes.

PERFORMANCE & SECURITY

  • Loading times between File Manager tabs are significantly reduced.
  • Changes to a Files tab will immediately update and sync in real-time for all users.
  • A link to the release notes page can now be found on the login page.

JUNE 1, 2021

NEW

  • A new “Files” tab has been added to PO and line item detail drawers.
    • Upload files to folders in line item detail drawers to share documents, pictures, drawings, and more.
    • Tag files as PO level files to view them in all the line items in that purchase order and in the PO detail drawer.
    • Double click a file to open the file preview which provides a display of the file without needing to download it.
    • A file’s details page provides more information on a file including its type, size, and location.
    • Use the move action to change the location of a file to a different folder.
    • Download files to save them to your device.
    • Archive files to delete and remove them from the folder.
  • A new URL is now in use for the P1ston platform: app.p1ston.com
    • Please refresh the page next time you are in P1ston to make sure you’re up to date and not using cached information.
  • The orders table will now save which view you were using last (PO or Line Item) and will open to that same view the next time you open P1ston.

IMPROVED

  • Unified all dropdown menus throughout P1ston.
  • The Update Manager has several appearance improvements.
  • The data in the orders table is now aligned with the table headers when expanding purchase orders.

FIXED

  • Scheduled update requests will no longer send multiple email notifications.
  • Removed the ability for supplier users to filter by supplier.
  • Fixed the null state formatting of some fields in the detail drawer.
  • Fixed the snackbar when reactivating supplier teams.

MAY 3, 2021

IMPROVED

  • The Notes feature has been reworked and is no longer private to your team.
    • Both customers and suppliers see all Notes activity and can edit the comment field.
  • UI improvements to the Advanced Filter drawer.
  • Clicking “Back” in the Update Manager will now take you back to the previous page instead of to the main menu.
  • Cleaned up the dashboard Activity Feed search bar for Customers.
  • Increased target size of the detail drawer close button.
  • On tablet, selecting a line in the Orders table will now highlight that row.
  • Mobile and tablet navigation menu enhancements.
  • Added a hover state and tooltip for reopening shipped orders.
  • Changes to a Promise Date now instantly update in the detail drawer Activity tab.
  • Removed the “Update Actions” column header from the shipped tab for Suppliers.

FIXED

  • Fixed action menu hover state on Discussion comments and replies.
  • Fixed the detail drawer adjustable width arrow.
  • “End Customer” Details no longer show in the PO detail drawer for Suppliers.
  • Supplier Teams table now scrolls when using mobile.
  • Teams table action menu no longer cuts off at the bottom of the page.
  • Login screen now alerts users when using an invalid email format.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

APR 19, 2021

NEW

  • A new “Discussions” tab can be found in every line item detail drawer.
    • Start a new discussion to communicate with other users about a specific line item.
    • Reply directly to a comment to create a threaded conversation.
    • “Like” comments to acknowledge that you’ve seen a message.
    • View a comment bubble in the order table as a “new message” alert, and use it as a shortcut to the “Discussions” tab.

IMPROVED

  • The Notes feature was moved to the “Summary” tab and changed to accommodate a singular note, as opposed to conversational messaging.

FIXED

  • The update also includes a number of design tweaks and bug fixes.

MAR 22, 2021

NEW

  • Confirm an Initial Promise Date from the update actions as a supplier or as a customer updating promise dates on behalf of a supplier.

 JAN 1, 2021

NEW

  • A request history page shows customers a feed of all update requests sent to suppliers with reference to the PO or line item.
  • Customers can send unscheduled update requests to multiple suppliers for all of their open line items.
  • Customers can automate scheduled update requests to suppliers in the Update Manager to send on specific days and times of the week.
  • Update promise dates and ship orders on behalf of the supplier as a customer.
  • Ship orders to move them from the Open to the Shipped tab as a supplier.
  • Change the promise date providing a reason code and comment as a supplier.
  • Confirm promise dates in the orders table as a supplier.
  • The activity tab within a detail drawer shows all activity on the line item with the option to look back several months and filter out certain activity.
  • Send an email to the supplier as a customer requesting an update on the purchase order or line item by using the “REQUEST UPDATE” button from within the detail drawer.
  • Email order information by using the “SHARE TO EMAIL” button from within the detail drawer.
  • Purchase order detail drawers show an overview of each line item and whether orders are open or shipped.
  • Open the detail drawer of any purchase order or line item to view extended information about the order.
  • Download table data.
  • Use filter options to view a narrowed-down orders table.
  • View shipped orders from the Shipped tab.
  • Status flags signify the priority or state of a purchase order or individual line item.
  • View the Orders tab in one of two ways: By purchase order or by each individual line item
  • The Dashboard’s Recent Activity Feed keeps a Customer up to date on recent activity.
  • Dashboard widgets display the number of line item orders that fit a criterion, creating filtered shortcuts for Customers.
  • More than one workspace? Manage several workspaces and switch organizations by clicking your workspace’s name.
  • Access the user menu to view account information, give feedback, or contact support.
  • Resend or cancel invites to users or deactivate users from the Teams tab.
  • View users from within your workspace from the Teams tab.
  • Invite new users to your workspace by their email address and assign them an access type using the “INVITE USER” button from the Teams tab.