In QuickBooks, a pending build is an inventory assembly build transaction
that could not be marked as final because there were not enough component parts
in inventory to build the specified number of assemblies at build time. When a
build is pending, "Pending" appears in the Build Assemblies window to
remind you the build has not been finalized.
In addition, you can manually mark a build as pending even if you currently
have enough components in stock to build the specified quantity. This enables
you to set up build information but postpone building the assembly until
Why mark a build as pending?
You can use any version of QuickBooks to
view, edit, sell, and report on existing assembly items but you must have a
QuickBooks Premier or Enterprise Solutions edition to create and build
inventory assembly items. Learn how to
upgrade your version of
Important: Finalized builds change to pending when the quantity of at
least one component drops below the quantity needed to build the specified
number of assemblies on the build transaction date.
This means that if you ever need to change past inventory quantities or the
dates of purchase orders, invoices, or sales receipts so that—to
QuickBooks—already-built assemblies no longer have enough components,
such assembly builds would change from finalized to pending.
You can use the Pending Builds Report to see a list of all builds that are