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 center.

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 centers.


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

The Production Journal page lets you do the same tasks as in the Output Journal page, and also do 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 centers with information about time and quantity of output and scrap. If you posted the last operation, the item will be added to the inventory.


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

See Also

Post Scrap Manually Reverse Output Posting Manufacturing Setting Up Manufacturing
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