- Multiple branch locations, such as individual retail locations with a central billing location.
- Trace sales reports that show the End Users to which goods are shipping.
- Design house that uses contract manufacturers in their OEM products.
For these case, the Account Number being used by the manufacturer doesn't track to the location within the Rep Agencies territory, or necessarily to the same sales rep as might be assigned the main billing location. It is, of course, important to get the correct location and correct sales rep for each Invoice, especially in cases where bonuses or split commissions are paid based on those sales.