Lot Attributes

You can assign attributes to your lots. Attributes are informations that can vary from lot to lot of a specific Stock Keeping Unit (SKU).

 

An attribute can be specification, size, packaging or quality, but also information about suppliers SKU code, storage bin, customs status or EU tariff code.

 

 

Enable the relevant attributes for the company

You can enable a variety of attributes, but it is rarely all attributes that are relevant for a company.

Catch Method, FAO Catch Zone and FAO Species Code are, for example, relevant information for companies that trade fish and shellfish.

EU Tariff Code and Origin are typically used in relation to export.

Breeder, Cutting, Age of animal and Trim are used by companies that trade animal cuttings.

  1. Click the company name in the upper right corner. Select Company settings.
  2. Click Basic settings for Master Data.
  3. Scroll the list. Tick the boxes for the relevant attributes.

    If an attributes is relevant for at least one of you products, you should enable it. You can then manage which attributes (information) the individual SKU should have activated in the SKU settings.

  4. Click Save.

 

 

Activate attributes for the SKUs

  1. When you create your SKU, you find the attributes in the tab Attributes. Here you can activate the writing field for relevant attributes for the SKU in question and enter a default value, if relevant.
  2. You can also go back to the SKUs later to activate the attributes. Then click Warehouse in the top menu and select Stock Keeping Units. Click the SKU to edit.
  3. You can also enable the attributes for all/several SKUs at the same time using the import function.
  4. When the attribute is acitvated, it will appear every time you create a lot on the relevant SKU. If you have entered a default value, you can overwrite it on the individual lot.

In this table, you can read about the different attributes. You have to enable the attributes to enter a value.

   
Catch Method You can indicate a catch method here e.g. trawl.
Customs Status You can indicate a costums status here.
EU Tariff Code You can indicate a EU Tariff code for the SKU.
EWC code You can indicate a code from the European Waste Classification. Type in the code in the format XX-XX-XX
FAO Catch Zone You can type in the fishing area applying to the lot.
FAO Species Code This attribute is used if the lots of a SKU must be assigned a FAO Species Code.
Origin You can type in the origin applying for the lot.
Farmer/Grower You can type in information about the farmer or grower here e.g. name, address, number etc.
Breeder You can indicate the breeder of the lot.
Cutting This attribute kan be used to indicate a specific cutting of a lot. This is e.g. standard in the meat industry.
Age of Animal This attribute can be used to indicate the age of an animal. On a purchase order, the attribute can be used to indicate the prefered age.
Trim This can be used to indicate the trim of a product. Used in the meat industry.
Pistol Relevant for the meat industry.
Packaging You can indicate the type of packaging the lot have e.g. 20 bags.
Quality You can indicate the quality of the lot e.g. 1, 2, 3…
Size You can indicate the size of the lot e.g. 5x7 inches.
Presentation Used to describe the degree of processing in the fishing industry.
Preservation Used to indicate the preservation method.
Product destination This is the end destination of the lot, e.g. consumption, animal feed, etc.
Specification You can specify something about the lot here.
Storage Bin You can indicate a storage area for the lot.

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