I am transitioning to the manager inventory system but have run into a problem. I have 6 different locations, and when sales happen in one location, the product/s will be delivered from the location’s available stock.
Previously I used location specific item codes to achieve this. When I go to customers -> qty to deliver -> Item Qty to Deliver, I can see how many items are to be delivered in a list of invoices and how many I have in stock. Since the item codes are location specific, I see exactly what is available and what should be delivered for that specific item in that specific location.
When I test manager.io’s native inventory management system, I can no longer see where an item was sold since location can’t be specified on the sales invoice (for good reason). Thus, if Widget Blue had 3 sales in location Shop, 2 sales in location Van, and 10 sales in location Warehouse, I will only see that I have 15 quantities to deliver. I can’t see where the quantities should be delivered. I would need to drill down to each specific invoice, or keep a second register of invoice numbers and locations.
Is there any way to make manager’s native inventory system work in a way where location can be specified on the invoice? For example, a custom field, or a custom sorting field, to be able to discern where an item was sold?
EDIT: I believe a viable solution could be to add “Location” to the sales invoice. If location is specified on the sales invoice, then going to Customers -> Qty to Deliver -> Item Qty to Deliver, would show the locations with balances next to each one. This could effectively solve the problem of knowing where a sales invoice happened and thus the balance at each location.