Modify an alternative unit of measure

You can modify an alternative unit of measure (UOM) for an item so that it can be used in the selling environment in a new way.

About this task

To modify an alternative unit of measure:


  1. Navigate to the Item UOMs screen. To navigate to the Item UOMs screen perform the following steps:
    1. Log in to Sterling Business Center as an Item Administrator.
    2. The application home page is displayed. Click the Products tab.
    3. From the Products home page, click Find Item in the Catalog dashlet.
    4. In the Item Search screen, enter the search criteria, and then click Search to view a list of all the available items. Alternatively, use either the Basic Search or the Advanced Search option to narrow down the list of items displayed.
    5. In the Items panel that is displayed, click the Item ID hyperlink. Alternatively, double-click the row containing the Item ID.
    6. In the Related Tasks panel, click Manage UOMs.

      The Item UOMs screen is displayed.

  2. In the Details panel of the Item UOMs screen, perform the following steps:
    1. Select the UOM you want to modify.
    2. Modify the UOM details in the Selected UOM panel.
      Note: Do not modify the Conversion Quantity to Inventory Quantity* text box if orders exist in the system using this unit of measure.
    3. To modify another UOM, repeat step a to step b.
      Do not clear the check box adjacent to an UOM when navigating between UOMs.
  3. Click Save.

    The alternative unit of measure is modified.