Unit Conversion for Purchasing
We’re excited to announce that we’ve beefed-up Katana’s purchasing module with a brand-new feature: Unit Conversion! 🤩
Super useful if you buy supplies in one unit of measure but track the inventory in a different measure. 🔢 For example, if you purchase materials in bottles, but track consumption in milliliters.
You can now enter a separate purchasing unit of measure for each material and purchasable product in Katana and define the ratio between the stock tracking unit and purchasing unit. 🎉
To do this, open an "Item card" and enable "Yes, I purchase in a different unit". Then decide how you’ll track the unit of measure and the quantity in which the item will be purchased.
Once finished, when you create a new "Purchase order" (PO) Katana will automatically make the conversion and track the accurate quantity in stock based on the stock tracking unit.
For a better understanding of how the new feature works, be sure to check out the video tutorial below:
Gone are the days of making a manual stock adjustment after the purchase to convert from one unit to the other.
If you have any questions, thoughts, or suggestions, we look forward to hearing them.