The QuickBooks Advanced inventory is the most traditional version in the market. It is integrated with an advanced inventory management system in QB Enterprise Edition. You do not need separate inventory management after this as it is integrated into the UI. It enables you to manage all accounting data, inventory systems, job cost reports from one place. Key features are basically the integration of bar codes, whether you want to scan using a scanner or QuickBooks will automatically assign data to the correct fields. Not only that, but it also serves to make the bar code flawed.
Inventory management very challenging task for any company. So here read about QuickBooks Inventory Management & how to manage advanced inventory in QuickBooks to standardize and streamline your business.
Features of QuickBooks Inventory Management
Mobile inventory barcode: Mobile barcode scanning makes you easy to track your inventory. Scan anywhere on your Android phone with an Internet connection or Bluetooth scanner and our mobile app. You can speed up both receive and take, help degrade data entry issues and also helps you to send sales plans to operators on the platform or also in a different warehouse.
Enhanced sales order management or Quickbooks inventory preference: Authorize employees to delight their customers by completing sales orders or give priority to the most important orders. View important information such as ship date, inventory availability, and order value. Design customized pick lists completed by warehouse staff in many locations. You can also able to check the real-time situation.
Unique customizable inventory details: Add versatility and perspicacity to your business with the new customizable inventory reports: inventory valuation summary by item, inventory stock, and assembly shortage by item. In addition, additional fields enable you to track your inventory best.
Track inventory in multiple locations: It allows you to track your inventory from multiple locations at a single time. It will help you to find out how many are on hand, pending or re-ordering, etc. And QuickBooks will calculate automatically which items you need to restock.
Steps to Manage inventory in QuickBooks
Platinum membership includes advanced inventory. QuickBooks Enterprise is required with an active QuickBooks Enterprise subscription and an Internet connection. You will automatically receive any new version of your product released with updates to your current version, when and if available.Advanced inventory functionality for QuickBooks Enterprise executes the invention of any size a simple task.
If you manage inventory using bar code, then you need to immediately focus on full integration with QuickBooks. You simply scan inventory and serial numbers with a scanner and QuickBooks, automatically putting your data in the correct fields. And if your inventory items don’t have bar codes, QuickBooks can make them for you.
First, be sure you’re using QuickBooks Plus which includes inventory tracking. Then be sure your settings are ready for inventory tracking. If you have a lot of different products, you want to group together. You can use categories to find your products more easily. You can also filter your reports by category. Add categories that make sense for your business.
Complicated inventory tasks now made easy with Advanced inventory: tasks like advanced sorting by location, bin, lot, and serial number.
Other easily usable tools that create to manage your inventory more effective is bin location tracking, which gives you information for each item of your inventory at multiple locations or in the warehouse, at the bottom right of the bin. You can also see what serial/lot number each bin contains. Bin location and other tools allow you to sort by item, bin, and location to make picking and stocking simpler and more efficient. Know at a glance what you have on hand, and where. Exactly.
For adding categories.
Click on settings -> Product & services -> Manage Categories -> New Categories -> Then Add name or sub category according to your need.
You can nest categories to four levels by creating subcategories. When you’re ready to add your products to QuickBooks you can enter each product manually.
You can even add a picture of your product. If you’ve already got a long list of products in a spreadsheet, you can import them and save a lot of time. Be sure to check out the sample file before you import it.
It works best if you use the same column headers you see in the sample file. After you’ve got your products all set up you are ready to start buying and selling products.
To purchase products or to sell create a purchase order to send to your vendor. when you receive the products you ordered, copy the information in the purchase order to create a bill.
Creating a bill from the purchase order. Let’s QuickBooks know you’ve received the items you’ve ordered. Then increases the quantity on hand by the number of items you’ve ordered when you sell products. You can create an invoice to receive payments later or a sales receipt.
If you’ve already received payment. After you’ve saved the invoice or sales receipt, decreases the quantity on hand of the product you sold by the amount on the sales form you can always adjust the quantity on hand of any product in your list.
Reports give you a picture of your sales by product service summary. It shows you your best selling products. The inventory valuation summary shows you the value of your inventory. Take some time to explore all the inventory reports to find the one that’s most valuable to you now it’s your turn to track your inventory in QuickBooks. If you need help. We’re always here for you.
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