Batch Post Output and Run Times

The output quantity represents the work progress in the form of the finished quantity and used capacity of work or machine centre.

You can use the output journal to:

  • Adjust inventory in connection with output of finished items from production.
  • Register quantities and scrap for each operation in production routing.
  • Register setup and run time for work and machine centres.


If production routing are used, the inventory is updated only when you post output quantity on the last operation.

With the Production Journal window, you can perform the same tasks as in the Output Journal window and at the same time perform the related consumption posting tasks. For more information, see Register Consumption and Output for One Released Production order line.

To post output quantities and/or register run times for one or more production order lines

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

  2. Fill in the fields with the production order data and the output data and/or run time. Hover over a field to read a short description.

    You can use the Explode Routing function to generate journal lines from production orders.

  3. If the operation has been completed, select the Finished field.

  4. Choose the Post action to post the operations.

Capacity ledger entries are updated for the used work or machine centres with information about time and quantity of output and scrap.

If you posted the last operation, the item will be added to the inventory.

See Also

Post Scrap ManuallyReverse Output PostingManufacturingSetting Up Manufacturing
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