Multiple UoM (Unit of Measurement) product types can be illustrated as a bottle of mineral water, and it does also have boxes. So that every box of mineral water contains a ratio of bottles. For example, 1 Box of mineral water contains 12 Bottles of mineral water
When the selling process goes by, if a customer wanted to buy Bottled mineral water, but the quantity didn't adequate for him, the stock of boxes will be automatically reduced to increase the quantity of Bottled mineral water according to the ratio. This kind of illustration is commonly called one level of derivative forms. To create this type of product, you can follow the steps below.
I. Add Multiple UOM Products Via UI
Step 1. Go to Product, then Click Add
Step 2. Input Product Detail, then Select Multiple UOM Type
Step 3. Choose Multiple Variant Type, then Add Variants
Step 4. Click Child Variant to Edit
Step 5. Go to Advanced, then Set Ratio & Unit Qty
On this occasion, we try to make 2 variants. That is the purchase of 1 piece and the purchase of 1 box.
In the standard version, in 1 indomie box, there are 40 indomie pieces. So, in the pcs variant input 40 in the ratio and input 1 in the Unit Qty.
Set UOM for Parent Item and set Sub UOM for Sub Parent Item.
II. Add Multiple UOM Products via CSV Import
You can also add the StandardWithParent type of product from your CSV file just by adding 3 columns labeled "Type", "Parent", and "Ratio". Here is an example of the CSV file for another type of illustration.
[Tutorial Video] Multiple UOM Product Type
If you have several types of Multiple UOM products, you can convert stock product child into stock product parents by following the article here Convert Inventory to Parent UoM
If you want to create a bundled product containing components with Standard type, you can read this article Create New Product Standard with Component
If you want to know the quantity available from the unit total quantity for the parent UOM, you can read this article Show Unit Total Quantity in the UoM Column