In Product Unit of Measure, allow for different package quantities
When building products, we sell in a single Unit of Measure using different package quantities.
An example would be selling cans of soda; you can buy 1 soda can, a 6-pack of soda cans, a 12-pack of soda cans, etc, all with separate price points. Our unit of measure would be soda cans, but we'd want to track the unit/package quantity in a separate field for each of our charges.
Today this requires a custom field that carries the package quantity with redundant information in the Unit of Measure text field, for example:
Rate Plan Name - Charge Model - UOM - Custom Field Value
Acme Soda Can - Per Unit - Cans (1) - 1
Acme Soda 6 Pack - Per Unit - Cans (6) - 6
Acme Soda 12 Pack - Per Unit - Cans (12) - 12
Instead of 3 units of measure ("Cans (1)", "Cans (6)", "Cans (12)") this could be 1 Unit of Measure ("Cans") with a numeric field that specifies the package quantity.
The benefit is simplified Product Catalog management and fewer Units of Measure.
You must be a registered user to add a comment. If you've already registered, sign in. Otherwise, register and sign in.