Today we will see how to mange Multiple Unit of Measures in Odoo.
We have to consider 3 things while working with different UoM’s.
- UoM Category
- Type, and
The UoM Category should always be the same between corresponding UoM’s. Here we take example of UoM which belongs to Category Weight.
Here, as we want to manage and stock the product Grain in Kilo Gram, so we set Type as Reference Unit of Measure for this category. And as the UoM Ton is bigger than Kilo Gram, so following option has to be selected for the Type with appropriate Ratio.
And same for the UoM Gram with respect to UoM Kilo Gram.
So once UoM’s are configured, we plan to purchase the product in Ton’s, sale in Grams and maintain in Kilo Gram within warehouse. So we have to configure the product as depicted in following images.
So lets purchase the product, once you will select the product system will automatically propose UoM in Ton with converted pricing.
Even the incoming shipment will be in Ton, though while receiving the system will convert into Kilo Gram as we have configured it as a Default UoM.
So once received, lets check the stock of that product. 1 Ton = 1000 Kilo Gram as per UoM configuration.
The same thing will be applied while selling the product, though the system will not automatically propose Gram in Unit of Measure field, but it will in UoS, so we have to change Gram in UoM and the system will convert the Unit Price of the product accordingly.
So, hope this article helps you in getting insights on different Unit of Measures.