Awaiting Inventory can also be explained with a case like when we've ordered products from the supplier by delivery but the products are still in transit, the products that we've ordered have not arrived in our warehouse/store yet.
Currently, there are three columns from the Awaiting Inventory status on the Inventory menu from DealPOS, they are On Hand, Awaiting, and Future.
Future = On Hand + Awaiting
Is the quantity expected in your warehouse
Is a quantity that represents the quantity from the products which are still in transit after we ordered the products from the supplier
Is a quantity that represents the quantity from the products that will be expected after all the awaiting product has arrived. It counted based on calculation from On Hand quantity and Awaiting quantity.
As you can see in the table above if you are buying products with Fulfillment or in transit, the awaiting inventory from that product will be increased. The image below shows you the reports from awaiting inventory, it will make you feel easier to find out the stocks that will be ready in the future.
I. Buy Transaction to Make Awaiting Inventory
Step 1. Check Inventory Product
An example is High Heels (39) with 5 units inventory on hand.
Step 2. Create a Buy with Shipping by Delivery
You need to choose the Later option on the Fulfillment.
II. Check Inventory Awaiting Status
Step 1. Go to Awaiting Inventory tab
After you make a buy transaction, you can check the inventory from High Heels (39). On the Awaiting Inventory, it will appear as 5. This means that there are 5 quantity from High Heels (39) that is still in transit.
You might also like to read these related articles below :
If you want to receive the products after creating a purchase order by delivery, you can see the article here: Purchase Order by Delivery
If you want to see the quantity of the reserved products from customers which still not being sent yet, you can see the article for Allocated Inventory
In case if you want to see the Inventory Log from your products, you can try to see on How to See Inventory Log/Stock Card