Batch Specifications

You can use this setting to administer Best Before dates for perishable goods.

In the case of Items purchased by your company for resale, Batch Specification records can be created automatically from the Goods Receipt register. This will occur if you specify a Best Before date in the Goods Receipt, but only for Items that are Serial Numbered, either at Batch level or at Unit level.

In the case of Items produced or assembled by your company, you should first construct these Items in the Production register (in the Production module), where you can allocated self-generated Serial Numbers to them. Then, you can enter records to this setting manually with appropriate Best Before dates. The Items must have Serial Numbers, because the Serial Number connects a Best Before date to an individual