A determined quantity adopted as a standard of measurement. Example: Box, Case, Each, Gallon, Pound, etc.
The unit in which the quantity of an item is managed, e.g., pounds, each, box of 12, package of 20, or case of 144. Various UOMs may exist for a single item. For example, a product may be purchased in cases, stocked in boxes, and issued in single units.
a predetermined quantity (as of length, time, or heat) adopted as a standard of measurement
The unit in which the quantity of an item is expressed. Examples include barrels, dozens, gross, each, pounds, gallons, feet, etc.
The system by which the quantity of a specified material is accounted for and expressed. Examples are feet, kilograms, each, milligrams and gallons. Clearly, as we are all aware, the same substance or phenomenon can be recorded in alternative units of measure. Consequently, one might refer to stocking units of measure, as opposed to production units of measure. Lack of clarity in expressing units of measure can lead to mistakes in stock records accuracy.
Any determinate amount or quantity (as of length, time, value) adopted as a standard of measurement for other amounts or quantities of the same kind. For physical Item it can be used to measure its height, width, weight, etc. For Non-Physical Item it can be used to have some measure in hours, days and so on. Unit Of Measure describes how the quantity of an item is tracked in the inventory system.
A standard of basic quantity or increment by which something is divided, counted, or described, such as ml, kg, mm, m/s, °F, etc.
This is the number of units in a packaged item. Machines or serialized items are most often measured in EA (each). Other examples are CT (carton), CS (case), BX (box), RM (ream).
The unit of measure describes how the quantity of an item is tracked in your inventory system. The most common unit of measure is "eaches" (EA), which simply means that each individual item is considered one unit. An item that uses "cases" (CA or CS) as the unit of measure would be tracked by the number of cases rather than by the actual piece quantity. Other examples of units of measure would include pallets (PL), pounds (LB), ounces (OZ), linear feet (LF), square feet (SF), cubic feet (CF), gallons , thousands, hundreds, pairs, dozens.
The unit used to purchase an item. This may or may not be the same unit of measure used in the internal systems. For example, purchasing buys steel by the ton, but it may be issued and used in square inches. Syn: purchasing unit of measure.
The standard handling unit of an item used in the stock account and to construct order quantities.