Alternate UOM Item Creation

What is Alternate UOM?

Alternative UOM is the Unit of measure in which quantities can be entered alternatively to the base unit of measure / stock keeping unit.

Count

Item Creation Flow:

Coca Cola is procured in cases and 1 case contains 24 Cans.

Unit of measurement: Count

Apply Alternate UOM Qty in PO: Enable the option

Alternate UOM: Enter the name of alternate UOM. It can be Case, Box, Container, Barrel, etc

Alternate UOM per Qty: Enter the units contained in each Case/Box

Case Buying Price: Enter the buying price of one Case

Unit Buying Price: Enter the price of one Can

Procurement Flow:

Alternate UOM Qty (Case): Enter the number of Cases to be procured - 2 cases procured in this example

Quantity ( 2 Case x 24): Auto populated based on Alternate UOM Qty

Total Buying Price (Case): Enter the total buying price of the number of Cases procured - Buying Price of 2 cases in this example

After receiving 2 cases, 48 cans will be added to the stock

Volume / Weight

Both Volume and Weight has the same flow.

Item Creation Flow:

Vodka is procured in Bottles, one bottle contains 700ml

Unit of measurement: Volume

Apply Alternate UOM Qty in PO: Enable the option

Alternate UOM: Enter the name of alternate UOM. It can be Bottle, Barrel, etc

Alternate UOM per Qty: Enter the volume contained in each Bottle/Barrel.

If the bottle contains 1 litre, enter as 1

If the bottle contains 700 ml, enter as .700

Unit Buying Price: Enter the price of one Bottle

Procurement Flow:

Alternate UOM Qty (Case): Enter the number of Bottles to be procured - 2 bottles procured in this example

Quantity ( 2 Case x 24): Auto populated based on Alternate UOM Qty

Total Buying Price (Case): Enter the total buying price of the number of Bottles procured - Buying Price of 2 bottles in this example

After receiving 2 bottles, 1.4 litres will be added to the stock

What is Alternate UOM?

Alternative UOM is the Unit of measure in which quantities can be entered alternatively to the base unit of measure / stock keeping unit.

Count

Item Creation Flow:

Coca Cola is procured in cases and 1 case contains 24 Cans.

Unit of measurement: Count

Apply Alternate UOM Qty in PO: Enable the option

Alternate UOM: Enter the name of alternate UOM. It can be Case, Box, Container, Barrel, etc

Alternate UOM per Qty: Enter the units contained in each Case/Box

Case Buying Price: Enter the buying price of one Case

Unit Buying Price: Enter the price of one Can

Procurement Flow:

Alternate UOM Qty (Case): Enter the number of Cases to be procured - 2 cases procured in this example

Quantity ( 2 Case x 24): Auto populated based on Alternate UOM Qty

Total Buying Price (Case): Enter the total buying price of the number of Cases procured - Buying Price of 2 cases in this example

After receiving 2 cases, 48 cans will be added to the stock

Volume / Weight

Both Volume and Weight has the same flow.

Item Creation Flow:

Vodka is procured in Bottles, one bottle contains 700ml

Unit of measurement: Volume

Apply Alternate UOM Qty in PO: Enable the option

Alternate UOM: Enter the name of alternate UOM. It can be Bottle, Barrel, etc

Alternate UOM per Qty: Enter the volume contained in each Bottle/Barrel.

If the bottle contains 1 litre, enter as 1

If the bottle contains 700 ml, enter as .700

Unit Buying Price: Enter the price of one Bottle

Procurement Flow:

Alternate UOM Qty (Case): Enter the number of Bottles to be procured - 2 bottles procured in this example

Quantity ( 2 Case x 24): Auto populated based on Alternate UOM Qty

Total Buying Price (Case): Enter the total buying price of the number of Bottles procured - Buying Price of 2 bottles in this example

After receiving 2 bottles, 1.4 litres will be added to the stock

Updated on: 06 / 05 / 2022