Inventory Control

Is it necessary to use locations?
It is a big mistake to avoid locations by using a single “dummy” location that has no meaningful use.  Once locations are set up and item location assignmen...
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017 at 8:54 PM
Backdating Inventory Transactions
Backdating Inventory Transactions DBA is a real-time inventory system DBA is a real time inventory system. Each item’s Inventory Cost gets updated b...
Thu, 5 Oct, 2017 at 8:54 PM
Isn’t if more efficient to backflush components at job finish?
Backflushing job components after the fact at time of job finish is the biggest source of inventory problems.  You can experience a dramatic and rapid impro...
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017 at 8:55 PM
Would bar coding improve inventory accuracy and efficiency?
Bar coding improves inventory accuracy and efficiency in retail and distribution environments, but is inefficient and unnecessary in manufacturing environme...
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017 at 8:57 PM
How can I search for items by Supplier Part Number?
How can I search for items by Supplier Part Number? You can use the advanced search filters on the stock items list screen to define the search paramete...
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 10:20 AM
How are descriptors used?
Proper Use of Descriptors What are Descriptors used for? Descriptors are used for the following purposes: Miscellaneous Purchases Service La...
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 2:15 PM
Can the Inventory Value report be run by location?
Can the Inventory Value report be run by location? The Inventory Value report cannot provide a theoretical Book Value by location because DBA doesn'...
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 2:28 PM
Is there a report that shows non-moving stock items?
Is there a report that shows slow/non-moving stock items? There is no report available for this in the software but we do have a SQL query available for it...
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018 at 10:33 AM
Why would the Inventory Value report be missing Est Cost and Inv Cost columns?
Why would the Inventory Value report be missing Est Cost and Inv Cost columns? Whenever you run the Inventory Value report as of today's date, you s...
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 2:31 PM
Can a location or item be locked down so that transactions against it are prevented during Stock Counts?
Can a location or item be locked down so that transactions against it are prevented during Stock Counts? There is no way to lock down an item or locatio...
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 2:37 PM