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Re: how odoo handle with catch weight.

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陈帆
- 03/13/2015 05:06:37
for catch weight, quote as 'Catch Weight Many buyers are confused when they hear the expression catch weight since many ERP vendors use the expression dual units of measure. The term catch weight originates from the seafood industry when large shiploads of freshly caught fish arrived in the processing plant. The plant contracted for a large number of pounds of fish, but they never knew what combination of fish they would receive until the catch was sorted at the plant. The sort identified how many pounds of fish, by species, and that determined the pay for the fishing boat captain and crew. The original expression catch weight applied to the total weight of the catch, and has now been applied to other proteins industries such as beef, pork and poultry. In a traditional meat company, particularly on the fresh side of the business, products are tracked by actual weight throughout the entire supply chain. These products, which do not have a nominal or net unit weight, are identified as catch weight items. Throughout this document, the term “actual weight” will be used to describe the catch weight requirement. The issue of variable weights permeates the entire supply chain. Companies must have the ability to value, inquire, commit to orders, cost, receive, produce, place orders, price, ship and invoice by actual weight. The ability to handle variable weights is a fundamental requirement that must be properly and fully handled by the core transaction ERP application.'

there have a similar concept in odoo is  unit of sale. but it not fit the catch weight 100%.  UoS have defined mes_type as variable, but not implemented yet.

On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 2:07 PM, Rick Oliva <rick.oliva@evoltus.com> wrote:
Can you not create a new unit? I did that once for one of my product lists. I am assuming the same logic could be applied here.



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On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 11:42 PM, Jeffery <jeffery9@gmail.com> wrote:
catch weight is very common requirement for meat process industry, how odoo can handle catch weight? thanks.

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