The Product Type defines whether the product is a

  • Manufactured from a Production Order or
  • Buy from Supplier or
  • Manufactured from a Production Order or Buy from Supplier type

In case the product is of Manufactured from a Production Order type, it can be associated to a bill of materials and can be manufactured using the Production module of Megaventory. In case the product is of Buy from Supplier type, it can be bought from a Supplier and as such, be included in Purchase Orders or Goods Inbound documents. A product that is of type Manufactured from a Production Order or Buy from Supplier can be either manufactured or bought.

  • The Product Type option is only visible if the Production module is enabled in the account.
  • The Product Type can be updated from Buy from Supplier to Manufacture from Production Order only if the Product has not been included in a Purchase Order or a Purchase/Receipt document  and if the Product  is not associated with a Main Supplier
  • The Product Type can be updated from Manufacture from Production Order to Buy from Supplier only if the Product has not been included in a Bill of Materials.
  • A Manufacture from Production Order only Product cannot be included in a Purchase Order or a Purchase/Receipt document.
  • A Buy from Supplier only Product cannot be manufactured from a Production Order.
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