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Commodity Grouping Code

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This function is used to define and maintain commodity grouping codes, which is used to group commodity codes.  

 

It will facilitate the extraction of information by commodity grouping code, for the purpose of inventory analysis, budgeting, cost reviews, commodity buying, tax transactions, etc., as well as identify parts linked with Dangerous Goods Regulation function through either Commodity Code Setting or Parts Master

 

 

INQUIRE

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Commodity Grouping Code with an access allowed of Inquire.

 

On this tab the following fields can be viewed:

 

hmtoggle_plus1Active

On opening the function this check box will indicate the status of the Grouping Code as last selected. As Active the code will be applied and populated in the function Commodity Code and when unchecked the selected Grouping Code cannot be used.  This status may be changed as needed by an authorized user.

hmtoggle_plus1Add

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Commodity Grouping Code with an access allowed of Add.

 

The "Add" button is enabled if a commodity grouping code, which does not exist in the Commodity Grouping Codes table, is entered in the code field.

 

When the "Add" button is clicked, the new commodity grouping code is inserted into the Commodity Grouping Code table.

 

BUSINESS RULES WHEN ADDING:

 

1.  The commodity grouping code may not be spaces.

2.  The commodity group description must be 3 or more characters.

hmtoggle_plus1Change

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Commodity Grouping Code with an access allowed of Change.

 

The "Change" button is enabled when an existing commodity grouping code is selected.  When the "Change" button is clicked, the commodity grouping code changes will be updated on the Commodity Grouping Code table.

 

BUSINESS RULES WHEN CHANGING:

 

1.  The commodity grouping code may not be spaces.

2.  The commodity grouping code description must be 3 or more characters.

hmtoggle_plus1Comments

This field displays the detail description of the selected commodity Grouping code from the Commodity Grouping Code table.

 

It is a description for the commodity grouping code selected.  The length must be between 3 and 255 characters (optional).

hmtoggle_plus1Delete

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Commodity Grouping Code with an access allowed of Delete.

 

The "Delete" button is enabled when an existing commodity grouping code is selected.

 

When the "Delete" button is clicked, the selected commodity grouping code record is deleted from the Commodity Grouping Code table.

 

This operation will not be performed if the Commodity Grouping Code has been selected for a commodity code on the Commodity Code table.

 

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Commodity Grouping Codes with an access allowed of Delete.

hmtoggle_plus1Description

This field displays the description of the selected commodity Grouping code from the Commodity Grouping Code table.

 

It is a short descriptive name for the commodity grouping code selected.  The length must be between 3 and 50 characters (mandatory).

hmtoggle_plus1Grouping Code

The field is populated with the Grouping Code and description from the Commodity Grouping Code Table.

The number of characters to be entered before the list is shown is governed by the value of "populated length".  The number of characters is limited to 6 and may be alpha or numeric or a combination of above.

This Commodity Grouping Code is used to group commodities. This code is mainly used for inventory analysis as to group commodity codes into a higher-level code or parent code for the purpose of reporting at a higher or corporate level..