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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 17, 2022

Same alternate UOMs to be used across same Item-Ids

Our company uses multiple UOMs for items. There are few alt UOMs which are maintained in an OOB table provided by IBM. When another item is being created with a different UOM in item table but same UOMs in alt table, the item creation failed, stating record already exists.

It should not fail when we are passing RESET flag and the mapping is with item key. If someone tries to create an order with an Alt UOM order then it should either take the first returned values from item table or the active item from the item table.


What is your industry? Retail
How will this idea be used?

to maintain multiple UOMs and their alt UOMs without any exceptions.

  • Admin
    Aaron Cutter
    Sep 21, 2022

    Hello, since I have not heard back on the previous comments I will close this request. If you still feel this feature is needed, please provide the requested details and reopen the idea.

  • Admin
    Aaron Cutter
    Jul 26, 2022

    Hi Vaibhav, have you had a chance to review my previous comment? Please let me know if we can connect to discuss your scenario. If I don't hear back then I will have to close this request in 30 days.

  • Admin
    Aaron Cutter
    Mar 2, 2022

    Hi Vaibhav, thank you for submitting your idea. I have reviewed the associated support case, but wanted to understand the underlying business scenario a bit more that what I gathered from the support notes. Can you please provide additional details on the use case for defining two separate ItemIDs with different UOMs as well as using the alternate UOM setup? In the example of ItemID-A (EACH) and ItemID-A (YARD) - what is the distinction between these two outside of the UOM?

    I'd be happy to set up a call to discuss in more detail to understand how to best take this forward. Please reach out directly at aaron.cutter@ibm.com

  • Guest
    Mar 2, 2022

    needs more Information

    from me?