Perform Physical Inventory for a Catch Weight Item

This document describes the internal warehouse activities such as quick inventory counting and inventory counting as they relate to the concept of catch weight and its functionality.

If necessary, reference the Catch Weight Management document for an introduction to the functionality available to support the concept of catch weight.

Outcome

Catch weight is managed in the following functions for physical inventory:

Physical quick inventory counting (MMS310)

Activities in this scenario

  1. Create a new balance ID for quick inventory

  2. Quick inventory:

    1. Adjust quantity only

    2. Adjust quantity and weight:

  3. Evaluate Results:

    1. Balance ID in 'Balance Identity. Open Toolbox' (MWS060).

    2. Stock transactions in 'Stock Transaction. Display History' (MWS070).

Examples for different inventory count transactions

  1. Increase quantity and catch weight

    • Quantity = 11 and Catch Weight = 113
    • Only new quantity = 12
  2. Increase quantity and reduce catch weight

    • Quantity = 13 and Catch Weight = 115
  3. Reduce quantity and increase catch weight

    • Quantity = 10 and Catch Weight = 117
  4. Reduce quantity and catch weight

    • Quantity = 9 and Catch weight = 95
    • Only new quantity = 8

Follow these steps

  1. Increase quantity and catch weight

    1. Open 'Physical Inventory. Quick Entry' (MMS310/E)

    2. Increase 'Ph Inv quantity' from 10 to 11 and 'Ph Inv Weight' from 110 to 113

    3. View result in (MWS060/B)

  2. Increase only quantity

    1. Change 'Ph Inv quantity' from 11 to 12 and leave 'Ph Inv Weight' = 'blank'

    2. View result in (MWS060/B) with a view including (MLCAWE): New Quantity 12 units. New Catch Weight scaled up = 113 kg * (12/11) = 123.27.

  3. Increase quantity and reduce catch weight

    1. Increase quantity from 12 to 13 and reduce catch weight from 123 to 115.

    2. View result in (MWS060/B) with a view including (MLCAWE).

  4. Reduce quantity and increase catch weight

    1. Reduce quantity from 13 to 10 and increase catch weight from 115 to 117.

    2. View result in (MWS060/B) with a view including (MLCAWE).

  5. Reduce quantity and catch weight

    1. Reduce quantity from 10 to 9 and reduce catch weight from 117 to 95.

    2. View result in (MWS060/B) with a view including (MLCAWE).

  6. Reduce only quantity

    1. Change 'Ph Inv quantity' from 9 to 8 and leave 'Ph Inv Weight' = 'blank'.

    2. View result in (MWS060/B) with a view including (MLCAWE): New Quantity 8 units. New Catch Weight scaled down = 95 kg * (8/9) = 84,4445.

  7. View results for all transactions above in 'Stock Transaction. Display History' (MWS070/B).

    1. Select a view including catch weight fields: MTCAWE, MTCWTQ, MTCWTT.

    2. It is possible to find all the new transactions and also see that on-hand quantity and on-hand catch weights have been updated.

Physical inventory counting (MMS300)

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