Jobs are used to define information about a customer project, as well as data that is used in determining how the job should be charged such as price catalog, freight rate and tax rate.This is important because a job may have different pricing than the customer normally has. A customer may have zero or more jobs. The job record is also used to accumulate data about the number of loads and tonnage for the job. Related to this, a job may also have a quota, which is a limit on the tonnage of material.
Quota is used to accumulate loads and tons of a material so the limit can be enforced. when the quota is exceeded during a weighing, the operator is warned and can override the warning. A second, optional purpose for quota is to prin the job and material accumulations on the ticket. Quota records can be automatically created. If a file has the auto create option set in scale.app, and it has total fields, then a record will be automatically created when a transaction components is created.
Using a job with a quota:
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