A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods. Warehouses are used by manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, etc.
An Item is a product or a service offered by your company. You can manage all sorts of items like raw-materials, finished goods, etc.
Opening Stock is the amount and value of materials that a company has available for sale or use at the beginning of an accounting period.
An Item Variant is a version of an Item with different attributes like sizes or colors.
A Serial Number record is maintained for each quantity of an Item and can be used in tracking the location, warranty and end-of-life information.
Batch feature in ERPNext allows you to group multiple units of an item, and assign them a unique value called Batch No.
You can set default settings for your stock related transactions here.
Item Price is the record in which you can log the selling and buying rate of an item.
An Item Group is a way to classify items based on types.
A Price List is a collection of Item Prices either selling, buying, or both.
A Stock Entry is a simple document that lets you record Item movement between Warehouses.
A Material Request is a simple document identifying a requirement of a set of Items (products or services) for a particular reason.
Purchase Receipts are made when you accept material from your Supplier usually against a Purchase Order.
A Delivery Note is made when a shipment is shipped from the company Warehouse.
A packing slip is a document listing the items in a shipment. Usually attached to the goods delivered.
A sample of a batch of an item can be stored for the purpose of being analyzed should the need arise later.
Landed Cost is the total cost of a product to reach the product at the buyer’s door.
Goods sold being returned happens commonly in business for reasosn like quality issues, non-delivery on agreed date, etc.
ERPNext has an option for products that are need to be returned to the supplier on account of reasons like defects in goods, quality, etc.
In ERPNext, you can mark your incoming or outgoing products for Quality Inspection.
Stock Reconciliation is the process of counting and evaluating material/products, periodically and at year end.
Delivery Trip is created to record Customer Deliveries in one vehicle. Multiple stops can also be added and Submitted Delivery Note can be tagged per Customer.
Projected Quantity is the level of stock that is predicted for a particular Item, based on the current stock levels and other requirements.
As per the perpetual inventory system, accounting entry is done for every stock transaction.
Stock Level report list stock item’s quantity available in a particular warehouse.
BOM Explorer Report shows a complete hierarchy of the Bill of Materials (BOM) with its raw materials in the form of the tree view.