Item Category Codes (v6.0)

Modified on Wed, 22 Nov 2023 at 07:35 AM

 

 

 

Item Category Codes

 

 

Purpose of this document

 

Item Category Codes provide default setup information for an item, such as Posting Groups, Costing Method, Handling Fees, etc. Having well defined Codes streamlines the setup of Items. 

 

This document illustrates how to use Item Category Codes on Item Cards in Ceres.

 

Ceres Object release 6.00.00 is required for the functionality described in this document.


 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS


 

 

 

 

Creating Item Category Codes

 

  1. Item Categories can be accessed by selecting “Search” from the Dynamics 365 Business Central Banner and entering “Item Categories” in “Tell me what you want to do” then selecting “Item Categories” from the results in the Go to Pages and Tasks section OR by selecting the “Item Categories” menu action (if present) from your Role Center home page.

 

 

  1. Click New on the Home Tab of the menu to create a new Item Category Code.

 

 

  1. From the Item Category Card Page, enter values in the Code and Description fields and then click the back button.

 

 

  1. From the Item Categories List, locate the new Code you created and update the fields as necessary.

 

 

Code: Enter a unique Code to identify the Item Category.

 

Description: Enter text to describe the Item Category Code.

 

Def. Lot Nos: Select a default Lot No Series. When the Item Category Code is assigned to an Item, this field will flow to the Lot Nos. field on the Item Card.

 

Def. Handling Fee (per Lb): Input a default handling fee per pound. When the Item Category Code is assigned to an Item, this field will flow to the Handling Fee (per Lb) field on the Item Card. The Handling Fee (per Lb) field is used in the calculation of the Unit Fee.

 

Def. VAP Fee (per Lb): Input a default VAP fee per pound. When the Item Category Code is assigned to an Item, this field will flow to the VAP Fee (per Lb) field on the Item Card. The VAP Fee (per Lb) field is used in the calculation of the Unit Fee.

 

Def. Cost Adjustment Type: Select a default Cost Adjust Type. The options are Amount or Percent. When the Item Category Code is assigned to an Item, this field will flow to the Cost Adjustment Type field on the Item Card. The Cost Adjustment Type field is used in the calculation of the Unit Fee.

 

Def. Cost Adjustment Factor: Input a cost adjustment factor. When the Item Category Code is assigned to an Item, this field will flow to the Cost Adjustment Factor field on the Item Card. The Cost Adjustment Factor field is used in the calculation of the Unit Fee.

 

 

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