Use Different Units of Measure for Stocking, Buying, and Selling Items

To set up different units of measure for inventory items:

  1. Open the Units tab in the item record. How?
      1. In the Home window, click Inventory & Services on the navigation pane.
      2. In the Tasks pane, right-click the Inventory & Services icon and select Modify Inventory & Services from the menu.
      3. Select an inventory or service item from the list and click OK.
      4. Click the Units tab.
  2. Type the unit of measure you use to stock the item.
  3. Clear the Same As Stocking Unit box for selling or buying units.
  4. Type the unit of measure that you use when selling or buying.
  5. Type the number of stocking units that make up a buying or selling unit or vice versa. For example, if the stocking unit of measure is kilograms and the selling unit is grams, you would enter 1000 in the first box and select Grams per Kilogram in the second box.
  6. Click Save and Close.