While DecoNetwork handles SKU codes and GTIN automatically you may wish to modify these to suit your business needs. Additionally, inventory control is set for the product on this screen. Inventory control will generate purchase orders for stock in a low-level state as determined by your settings. Low stock level warnings are also issued as emails to team members in the Admin and Purchasing roles.
You can use the Inventory Management API to automate inventory management and increase productivity and accuracy. Please read the Inventory Management API help article for information on how to use the API and what settings can be controlled by the API.
- You must have administrator access to use this feature
- Purchase Order generation requires the Purchase Order App to be enabled
To manage SKU, GTIN, and Inventory for a product:
- Log into your DecoNetwork Website.
- Browse to Admin > Products.
- Select a product to configure by either:
- Clicking on the product code.
- Clicking on the product name.
- Clicking on the Manage button beside the product you want to configure, then selecting Edit Product.
The product properties will be shown in the main work area, with a menu at the left to select property categories. General will be selected by default.
- Select SKU, GTIN & Inventory from the product properties menu.
The main work area contains the configuration options for SKU, GTIN, and inventory.
- Configure the settings as required.
Ticking the Enable inventory on hand for this product checkbox will reveal the inventory columns for the SKU table.
- Color the color of the product.
- Size the size of the product.
- Sub Size the size of the product.
- SKU Code a series of identifying numbers and letters assigned to a product that is used to track your inventory.
- GTIN a globally unique series of numbers and letters used to identify the product for trade.
- [Supplier Name] Inventory the amount of inventory the supplier has in stock for the SKU.
The supplier inventory amount will only be available if you have configured live ordering for the supplier.
Click here for instructions on how to enable live ordering.
- Stock Item? enabling this turns on inventory tracking for this item. The topmost checkbox will select all items on the page when ticked.
- Location lets you enter/edit the coordinate number of the storage bin where the item is located, giving you more control in managing your inventory.
The location number will appear on the Production Worksheet, Purchase Order Stock Sheet, Order Inventory Pull Sheet, Packing Slips, and in the popup that appears when clicking on the Ordered or Received column while viewing the Production tab of an Order in Business Hub.
- Inventory On Hand lets you update the inventory level recorded to the actual amount you presently have in stock if there is any discrepancy.
After you have changed the inventory level, an icon will be displayed beside the field.
Clicking on the icon will open the Inventory Change Reason popup, allowing you to enter a reason why the inventory level was manually changed.
- New Inventory Level lets you make a correction to the Inventory On Hand level recorded if there is any discrepancy with the actual inventory level you have in stock.
- Low Stock Warning lets you modify the inventory level at which a warning email will be sent to relevant team members informing them of the situation.
- Reorder To Level lets you modify the amount of product to which a purchase order will aim to restock your inventory level.
- Inventory On Order shows the present amount of the product that has already been ordered, but not yet received.
- For Stock: shows the number of inventory items on order for stock-keeping.
- For Orders: shows the number of inventory items on backorder to fulfill sales orders.
- To Order shows the number of items of a SKU required to be ordered in order to fulfill sales orders.
- Log opens a log window detailing events relating to the product in terms of inventory level.
Displays the SKU information of the product you are viewing the log of.
Inventory Event Log
Lists a log of events affecting the inventory level of the product. Events include:
- Restocked from purchase order: Restock of inventory from purchase order.
- Restocked from product import: Restock of inventory from product import.
- Manually changed: Restock of inventory from manual entry.
If a reason was entered when the inventory level was changed, it will be displayed after the event name., e.g. Manually changed: Miscount.
- Allocated to Order: Depletion of inventory due to allocating products to an order.
- Unallocated from Order: Restock of inventory from a canceled order.
Current Purchase Orders
Lists the current purchase orders that are awaiting stock to replenish the product inventory to the required level.
The Closing Out option lets you choose whether to allow product items to be sold below recorded inventory levels.
- When the Closing Out checkbox is ticked, the product will only be allowed to be sold to zero inventory. This means that customers will not be able to place orders for any SKUs that do not have inventory. This is useful if you have products on hand that are being discontinued and you want to prevent customers from ordering products that are no longer available after the last of your inventory has been sold.
Any SKU that does not have any recorded inventory will not be available for sale in the storefront. When a color is not available in the selected size, this will be indicated by stripes through the color selection block.
Existing orders that contain products marked for closing out will still raise a purchase order if a purchase order has not yet been raised for the products.
- When the checkbox is unticked, product items will be allowed to be sold below zero. This allows you to keep minimum stock on hand but still be able to sell the product when you have run out of stock.
- Click Save or Save and Continue when done.