• Subject: Purchasing unit of measure conversion
  • From: "Shrader, Patrick" <pshrader@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 17:03:50 -0400

I have a different type of problem, and am looking for suggestions from the
peanut gallery.

Facts:
I purchase ribbon in pounds, but receive and use it in yards.
1 pound is 5,000 yards.
I need for the purchasing module to print in pounds, but I want to receive
it in yards.

How should I set this item up so that it is purchased in the correct
quantities, yet is also received in the correct quantities and UOMs? I don't
think a standard uom conversion will work, since other items way more or
less than 5,000 per lb.

I'd appreciate any hints or tips you can give me.

Patrick Shrader
White Knight Engineered Products




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