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Inventory kits to delivery notes bug


#1

Hi

I think there’s a small bug somewhere that needs to be fixed. Please look at the issue below:
Let’s say i have an inventory Kit A = Item 1 + Item 2
In a sales invoice i sell to my customer 2 units of an inventory Kit A and then i copy it to a delivery note, for the movement of stock sold to be completed and reflect correctly in my inventory on hand.
However, what happens is that it only deducts 1 unit each of item 1 & item 2 from quantity owned/ qty on hand and shows 1 unit each of both under qty to deliver.
Whereas if in the delivery note instead of marking 2 units of Kit A delivered, i enter 1 unit each of Kit A in 2 different lines, then it correctly deducts 2 units each of item 1 & 2 from the inventory on hand.


#2

i cannot reproduce this problem on version 17.7.63
the inventory quantity is correct.
if you are using an earlier version than mine i would recommend you update Manager to the latest version and check if the problem still appears.


#3

i was on 17.7.61 upgraded to 17.7.63, still the same problem
I am attaching screenshots kindly see if i am doing something wrong:

The first 2 show the creation of the inventory kit:

The following is the line from sales invoice:

The following is the line from delivery note:

The consequent effect on inventory (of item 1121-BR) which is a component of inventory kit 255127:

Now if i edit the delivery note like as follows:

Then the inventory gets correctly adjusted as follows:


#4

Figured a solution, if i don’t enter 1 as the qty under bill of materials while creating the inventory kit, then it works fine


#5

first of all why do you need an inventory kit when the kit itself consists only one inventory item?
a kit is usually used to represent a pack or group of multiple inventory items.


#6

It’s just an internal requirement to suit a specific need. Same products needs to be billed using different code/ids as well as at different price to different customers.
So it makes it easier via inventory kits instead of manually editing the invoice every time.


#7

But that’s not how it is supposed to work. You must have done something else. I just tried to duplicate your problem and cannot. Here is my inventory item, which I set to have a starting balance of 14:

Here is how it looks in Inventory Items tab:

Here is my inventory kit, with quantity of 1 in the Bill of materials field:

20 AM

I sell 2 inventory kits on a sales invoice. (I’ve left off all tax codes for simplicity.):

The inventory item list now shows 2 to deliver, with quantity owned reduced by 2:

I complete a delivery note for the 2 inventory kits:

The inventory list shows that 2 units of the underlying item have been delivered and quantity owned has been reduced from 14 to 12. All works as designed:

So somewhere in your processing, you did not do what you said you did.


#8

In your bill of materials field the qty is (automatically entered) 1. If you manually/specifically enter/write 1, then you will get the same problem as I did.
Or so it happened in my case.


#9

Thanks for that extra information, @sanchit. I can now reproduce the problem. I have raised this as a bug. And it is worse than your example revealed. I have experimented with multi-item inventory kits, sale of multiples of inventory kits, copying sales invoices to delivery notes, and so on.

@lubos, when an inventory kit is delivered via a delivery note, Manager functions correctly only when the default count of 1 inventory item per inventory kit is used without intervention. If 1 inventory item is entered manually in the bill of materials or more items are entered, the result is wrong. For example, if 4 kits are sold and entered in a delivery note, only the underlying inventory items for a single kit show as having been delivered. Those inventory items for the remaining 3 kits show as still to be delivered.

If it matters for debugging purposes, I did these tests with an inventory kit containing from 1-3 units of the same inventory item.


#10

Yeah, I realised that too while experimenting with more than 1 qty and was going to raise the issue, glad you noticed it.

Thanks again for this wonderful software and wonderful after support group that you guys run. Really grateful.


#11
  1. The support group is just other users.

  2. Please stop appending personal/business information to your posts. Moderators like me will remove it.


#12

Apologies for that, i was using my email to reply directly on this post and so my default email signature (my business info) got published as a part of the reply. Will be careful in the future.


#13

Fixed in the latest version (17.7.82)