A build can be marked "pending" if there are not enough component
parts in inventory to build inventory assembly units at build time. Marking
builds as pending enables you to set up assemblies, even if you don't have
enough inventory on hand to build them immediately, or to schedule builds to
complete at a later date.
How can I use a pending build?
When a build is pending, a watermark appears in the Build Assemblies window
to remind you the build has not been finalized and these assemblies are not yet
available in inventory. As soon as enough component units become available you
can finalize the build and add the specified number of assembly items to
If you modify or delete a previous build transaction, modify inventory
quantities, or delete or add purchase orders, invoices, or sales receipts,
assembly builds that were finalized could be changed to pending. You can use
the pending builds report to see a list of all builds that are currently
How do I open the Pending Builds report?
Mark a build as final
Understand how transaction modification can affect build status
How are assembly costs affected by pending builds?