Batch Post Production Consumption

If the flushing method is Manual, use a consumption journal to post the components manually.


If you have placed a check mark in the Require Pick field on the location card to indicate that the location requires inventory pick processing, then you do not need to use this batch job. Business Central will handle consumption when you post the inventory pick. For more information, see Pick for Production in Basic Warehouse Configurations.

You can also set up Business Central to automatically post (flush) components when you start or finish production orders. For more information, see Enable Flushing of Components According to Operation Output.

To post consumption for one or more production order lines

  1. Choose the Lightbulb that opens the Tell Me feature. icon, enter Consumption Journal, and then choose the related link.

  2. Fill in the fields with the production order data and the consumption data. Hover over a field to read a short description.

    Use the Calc. Consumption action to generate journal lines from production orders based on the actual output (the quantity of finished goods that you have reported) or on the expected output (the quantity of finished goods that you expect to produce).


    If you configured the location card to require warehouse pick processing, then only quantities that are already picked through a warehouse activity can be entered in the Quantity field in the Consumption Journal page, not any calculated quantity. For more information, see Pick for Production or Assembly in Advanced Warehouse Configurations

  3. Choose the Post action to post the consumption. The related inventories are reduced.


    To avoid mistakes, use the Preview Posting action to review the entries that posting will create.

See Also

Setting Up Manufacturing
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