Alternate Part Numbers

Alternate Part Numbers

Gearbox allows for Parts entered in the system to have an Alternate Part Number. This is commonly used when Suppliers have more than one part number for the same item.

How to enable Alternate Part Numbers setting

  1. Click on the User icon
  2. Click on Settings
  3. Click on System Parameters to expand and display settings
  4. Within the Search field type alternate to filter and display ALTERNATE_PART_NUM setting
  5. Click TRUE/FALSE to toggle between displaying or hiding Part alternate number.

Configuring Alternate Part Numbers

Within the Part record next to the Part Number field Alternate Part Number field will be displayed.


The primary Part Number and Alternate Part Number will be displayed when adding the Part within a record.

For example,
Service work order part


Purchase Order part
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