How To: Build Stock Items using Warehouse Control

Warehouse Location Control is not enabled by default.
Training must be completed before using the warehouse functionality.
Please email Development for more information.
Note: there will be additional costs involved if this option is enabled.

Warehouse Location Control is an Advanced User feature.
It contains complex, resource-intensive functionality and a decision to begin using it should therefore not be taken lightly.

Build items are constructed from other stock items. By default no automatic stock movements occur when build items are added to sales orders as the quantity built via the relationships tab affects the stock level. You also need to tell the system where you want to store the finished build items.

The parent build item must be built in order to create stock to sell.

  1. Click PackBuildBuild1.jpg and in the popup enter how many items you have build.
  2. Click on 'OK'.
  3. In the Build pick source locations dialog focus in the 'Locn (F8)' column for the first child item.
    Build pick child locations when using WHC
  4. Press F8.
  5. Double click on the location the child items are to be taken from.
  6. Repeat for all the child items, then press 'OK'.
  7. In the Select Locations to Build To (Required Total #) dialog:
    1. Click the NEW ITEM button has an icon that shows two sheets of paper (identified by having the top right corner folded down), arranged diagonally on the icon from top left to bottom right or press F3 to add a new item.
    2. In the Location column press F4.
    3. From the list of locations the build parent can be stored in, select the one you wish to store the finished build items in.
    4. Enter the quantity to store in the location.
    5. Repeat if you wish to store the build items over several locations.
    6. Click OK.
  8. In the Confirm popup press 'Yes' to print the build report.
  9. The Stock item will be build from all the components and placed in the warehouse location highest pick priority and lowest alpha-numerical designation.


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