Product Information Window – Units of Measure

Units of Measure: Units of measure are configured in Configuration Manager > Inventory > Unit of Measure.

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Stocking Unit: The stocking unit of measure for the product.

Sales: The sales unit of measure related to the stocking unit of measure. This will be used as the default unit of measure for sales orders. If related units exist (that are defined in the Configuration Manager) they will be in the provided drop-down.

If a related unit is selected that is defined as having a product specific relationship (the stocking unit quantity varies by product) with the stocking unit, then the field to the left of the unit of measure will allow you to enter a quantity for the related unit in relation to the stocking unit.

Purchasing

The purchasing unit of measure related to the stocking unit of measure. This will be used as the default unit of measure for purchase orders. If related units exist (that are defined in the Configuration Manager) they will be in the provided drop-down.

If a related unit is selected that is defined as having a product specific relationship (the stocking unit quantity varies by product) with the stocking unit, then the field to the left of the unit of measure will allow you to enter a quantity for the related unit in relation to the stocking unit.

Packaging: The packaging unit of measure (used for with the Packaging Manager and EDI Manager add-ons) related to the stocking unit of measure. This will be used as the default unit of measure for packaging. If related units exist (that are defined in the Configuration Manager) they will be in the provided drop-down.

If a related unit is selected that is defined as having a product specific relationship (the stocking unit quantity varies by product) with the stocking unit, then the field to the left of the unit of measure will allow you to enter a quantity for the related unit in relation to the stocking unit.

View/Edit Alternates button: When not in edit mode, this button will say View Alternates. When in edit mode, this button will say Edit Alternates.

There can be virtually unlimited multiple related units of measure per product. This button opens a data entry grid for viewing and entering additional related units. To hide this data grid, click the Hide Alternates button.

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Posted in Inventory - Last modified on May 24, 2016Eva Rhees
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