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

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