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Does Primary (Base) UOM have to be the lowest UOM?

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When defining Base UOM for an item, must it be the lowest or smallest UOM? We have a case where we currently sell by the CS or PL depending on the item. Base Unit of Measure is defined as PL or CS with a standard UOM Conversion set to where PL = EA, and CS = EA. This is how these items are sold and Manufactured.

We have a need to understand just how many actual EA are in a CS or PL even though we do not transact by that UOM, but want to report off of it. We have set up an Intraclass UOM Conversion by Item and Inventory Org that 1 PL = 200 EA. This all seems to work, and looks good. If we look at the UOM Conversion when Inquiring on Item Quantities and review the UOM Conversion, everything seem to be correct. Just don't know what the pit falls if any might be setting the

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