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From Eva Bowman <ebow...@globalera.com>
Subject Re: Users - Units of measure for quantities in sales/purchase/manufacturing orders and for inventory
Date Thu, 04 Jun 2009 00:23:32 GMT

Hello all,

We have a client that needs the unit of measure functionality described by
Jacopo in his posting from 2006. Does anyone know if this is currently in
Ofbiz trunk?

Thank you,
Evangelina Bowman


Jacopo Cappellato wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I'd like to know your opinion about how we can manage multiple units of 
> measures applied to the same product.
> 
> In the scenario I have in mind:
> 
> a) the same product can be purchased from different suppliers in 
> (possibly) different unit of measures
> b) a product can be sold in a unit of measure different from the unit of 
> measure used when it is purchased
> c) a product can be put in warehouse in a unit of measure different from 
> the unit of measure used when it is purchased (or sold?)
> d) conversions: sometimes there is the need to use a non standard 
> conversion coefficient to change the unit of measure of a given product 
> (e.g. product WG-1111 could be bought in meters and put in warehouse as 
> num of items, given a conversion factor of "1 meters = 3 WG-1111 items")
> 
> Open issues:
> 
> *) should quotes use the same unit of measures of the sales orders for 
> the same product?
> *) should cust requests use the same unit of measures of the sales 
> orders for the same product?
> *) should returns use the same unit of measures of the sales orders for 
> the same product?
> 
> I could put some effort to implement this stuff, so please, let me know 
> what you think about all this stuff.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jacopo
>  
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