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

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2021

Applies to:

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


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

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: What are the major differences between a tag count and a cycle count?
 Cycle Count
 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?
 Question 16:  After upgrade, the version of Cycle Count Update (P41413) does not update the Cardex or the count status to complete. It works if called from Cycle Count Review. Why?
 Tag Count
 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?
 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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