Inventory management is endless. So many parameters to consider: quantities, storage, bin locations, serial numbers and much more… when managing batches and unit of measures (UoM) for items, setting and selecting batch numbers on receipt and release require special attention: should the batches be set/assigned according to the UoM in the document row, or according to inventory UoM? To support your company’s best practice SAP Business One enables you to set the relevant default option in company level:
By default, the option “Document Row UoM” is selected. To set and assign batch numbers by the inventory counting unit of measure, choose the “Inventory UoM” option. To maintain flexibility and support exceptions, you can always choose the required option for the given document:
Available in SAP Business One 9.3, version for SAP HANA and SAP Business One 9.3. This tip and all the other tips are available on the Tip of the week community page. You can also visit the Implementation Arena for useful implementation tips.