How To: Create a Batch Controlled Stock Item

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To create a stock item that will have batch codes is essentially the same as for normal stock items but with Stock controlled and Batch Code Required checkboxes ticked, see in blue below :

  1. Open a Stock screen (show me how).
  2. Press Ctrl+N or click the New item icon is the button bar's NEW button .
  3. When creating a stock item, data must be entered into the following fields:
    • Stock Detail Properties Tab - General area
      • Stock Code (Required): stock items reference code.
        Note: on save Khaos Control automatically strips spaces from the front and end of the stock code.
      • Description: the description of the stock item.
      • Stock Type (Required): defines the Level 2 stock type, used by the system to categorise stock.
  4. You should also consider entering data into the following fields, which default to the values shown:
    • Stock Detail Properties Tab - Pricing area
      • Buy Price (default=0): the amount the item costs to purchase from the supplier.
      • Sell Price (default=0): the amount the item is sold for.
      • Sale Limit (default=0):
      • Stock Value (default=0): the stock value is used to calculate cost of sales (COS).
      • OvHds (default=0):
      • Tax Portion (default=100%):
      • Reward Points (default=0):
    • Stock Detail Properties Tab - Stock Control / Other area
      • Safe Level (default=0): used for reordering purposes. Determines the safe stock level.
      • Min Level (default=0): used for reordering purposes. Determines the minimum stock level.
      • Reorder Period(d) (default=0):
      • Lead Time(d) (default=1):
      • Reorder(q) (default=1):
      • Buffer Level(d) (default=0):
      • Avg. Weight (default=0): average weight per individual item.
      • Min Reorder(q) (default=0):
      • Reorder Point(d) (default=0):
      • Reorder Multiple (default=0):
      • Picking Order (default=000):
      • Launch Date (default=(no date))
      • Launch Time (default=blank)
      • Postage Weight (default=0):
      • Location
    • Stock Detail Options Tab
      • Stock Controlled (default=ticked): this must be ticked.
      • Automatic Quality Check (default=ticked):
      • Publish on Web (default=ticked):
      • Batch Code Required (default=unticked): this must be ticked.
    • Stock Detail Accounting Tab
      • Base Tax Rate (default=as set for selected Stock Type): sets the tax rate for the item. Enables Khaos Control to calculate the appropriate VAT for sales and purchases of the item.
  5. Once the required properties have been entered, Press Ctrl+S or click the disk icon is the button bar's SAVE button to save.

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