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WS: 41: FAQ Inventory Counts (Doc ID 1553628.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2019

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Inventory Management - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

To document the frequently asked questions about Cycle Counts and Tag Counts

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: What are the major differences between a tag count and a cycle count?
 Cycle Count
 Miscellaneous
 Question 1: Can you reopen or restore a cycle count that was canceled in error?
 Question 2: Is there a way to protect item (LITM), location (LOCN), lot (LOTN) fields in Cycle Count Entry (P4141)?
 Question 3: Is it possible to enter two unit of measure counts on an item for one location in cycle count?
 Question 4: How can specific locations for an item be selected for cycle count?
 Question 5: What are the ramifications of performing stock movements for an item after it is selected for count but before the update is performed?
 Question 6: Is there a means by which to stop transactions from occurring on the system for an item that has been selected for count?
 Question 7: Is it possible to account for transactions that were executed after the item was selected?
 Question 8: What is the the best way to automate this process when you do not have the time to count all the items  at once and/or you cannot stop transacting your items?
 Question 9: What are the consequences of running cycle count update without finishing the cycle count entry?
 Question 10: Will it cause a problem if you create a purchase order during a cycle count?
 Question 11: What is the best way to run Cycle Counts for Inventory that is in production stages or WIP?  
 Question 12: If you know an item is in an incorrect location with quantity, is there a way at Cycle Count Entry to fix this?
 Question 13: In the Select Items for Count program (P41411), what is the intent of processing option 2 to exclude items that already exist in an open count?
 Question 14: Can you invoke business unit security for cycle counts?
 Question 15: Can you change Cycle Count Entry (P4141) to sequence data differently than the sort orders available per processing option 1?
 Tag Count
 Tables
 Question 1: Do the records remain in the F4160 file after Tag Count Update?
 Question 2: Do the records remain in the F4141 file after Tag Count Update?
 Miscellaneous
 Question 1: What do you do when there is a different lot number in the location than what the system says should be there?
 Question 2: How can you change a count if you have already entered it?
 Question 3: Is it Possible to Backdate a Tag Count Date?
 Question 4: You ran Select Items For Count, but have not yet counted. Now your inventory on-hand has changed. How can you update the frozen quantity in F4141?
 Question 5: What do you do if you are entering tags and you find a tag with an item or an item/location that was not included when you ran Select Items For Count?
 Question 6: How can I review the count variances before running Tag Count Update?
 Question 7: Is there a way to reverse all the updates made by Tag Count Update (P41610)?
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