FIFO (First In, First Out) Lot Code System

Posted on August 23, 2018 by

Lot codes for Raw Materials and Finished Goods are now tracked over time, from manual updates to production runs! This means you'll know how much of each lot code is available, in addition to the overall inventory levels.

The Overview

You've been able to enter your lot codes for manual inventory updates and production runs, and those lot codes are connected to all of your updates for the purpose of lot tracing and recalls. But the system wasn't keeping track of lot code amounts. We didn't have a formal way to track in the database how much of each lot code there was in inventory and when it was first added or last used.

Now we do track all of that and update it when you create a new lot code (e.g. when adding to raw materials), use one in production, or subtract it from inventory so that the system can tell you which lot is up next (using FIFO) for an inventory item and how much is left.

The Details

open lot codes popover in production runs

We heard your comments that this type of automation would be a good feature, and we hope it makes the inventory module more useful. Let us know what you think and reach out with any questions!

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