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

Awaiting Inventory

Type

Description

On hand

Is the quantity expected in your warehouse

Awaiting

Is a quantity that represents the quantity from the products which are still in transit after we ordered the products from supplier

Future

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 on the table above if you are buying products with shipping 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. How to make buy transaction into Awaiting Inventory

Step 1. Check Inventory Product

Awaiting Inventory from Products

Note: for example Jeans (31) with 24 unit inventory on hand

Step 2. Create a Buy with Shipping by Delivery

Buy with Delivery Shipping

By Delivery Shipping

note: you need to choose By Delivery option on the shipping

Purchase Complete

II. How to Check Inventory Status

Step 1. Go to Awaiting Inventory tab

Awaiting Inventory Quantity

After you make a buy transaction, you could check the inventory from Jeans (31). On the Awaiting inventory, it will appear as 2. It means that there's 2 quantity from Jeans (31) 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

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