Joined vs Assembly

The Edge has two ways to combine items: Assembly and Joined and it is important to understand the differences between the two. Depending on your ultimate goal for a piece, you will choose one option or the other.


When looking to create a piece for your showcase from existing items, you may choose to use Assembly.
When looking to track the performance of the individual components used within a combined piece, you may choose to use Joined over Assembly.


When deciding which solution is best for any given situation, look at your Sold reports––how sold Assembled items appear vs. Joined items.
Assembled Items
When you Assemble an item, you are taking individual parts and creating one new piece. The components get marked as consumed and all report tracking is done on the new, final, assembled piece. When this item sells, reports will only show the one assembled item – not its individual components.
Joined Items
In comparison, when you Join items, you are combining items while retaining the individual tracking of each component. This is the best option if you’re looking to track the age of each individual component for identifying and ordering fast sellers, moving aged inventory, and more.
When the Joined item sells, reports will show each component item separately. This allows you to track their performance separately, allowing for more informed inventory ordering decisions based on these items.


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