Setting Up Units of Measurement

Units of Measurement

Setting up units of measurement is something you would want to do if you have an item that you sell in packs or sets, but receive in singles (or vice versa). Follow the steps below to properly set up units of measurement for an item.

  1. Log into your management console.
  2. Click Products.

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  1. Select the product that you would like to create units of measurement for.

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  1. In the left hand window pane, click Inventory.

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  1. In the main window pane, scroll down to the Inventory section of the product.

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  1. In the main window pane,  set the field of data named OUM to Unit.

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  1. In the main window pane, scroll down until you get to the field of data named Stock units.

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  1. In the main window pane, click + Add a Stock Unit.

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  1. Create a unit named Unit which consists of 1 Unit.

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  1. Create another unit such as a set of 4 that consists of 4 units.

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  1. Save the changes made so far to the product by clicking Save in the upper right hand corner.

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  1. In the main window pane, click the drop down box for the field named Reorder unit type and choose which unit of measure you will reorder.

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  1. In the main window pane, enter the Default reorder price in that field (which is based upon the Reorder unit type that you have previously selected.

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  1. In the main window pane, choose which stock unit will be the stock unit that you sell by as the Primary unit.

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  1. Save the changes made so far to the product by clicking Save in the upper right hand corner.

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Receiving

  1. When receiving the product on a Purchase Order, you will be able to select which unit of measurement is being received.

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Checking Inventory

  1. When viewing this item in the inventory it will always default to showing you how many individual items you have first.

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  1. Click Filters.

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  1. In the section named Inventory Unit, click Primary Stock Unit if your would like to see how many sets or pack you have and then click Apply to save the changes to the filter.

 

2. Check the box next to Display by Primary Stock Unit and you will be able to see how many sets or packs you have. _18.png

 

 

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