Today, we're delving into the world of Assembly Items that come with special order inventory components. Essentially, this means that within the Bill of Materials, one of the inventory items is a special order item. The catch here is that this special-order item isn't stocked at your current location. Now, it's important to clarify the distinction between special orders and drop shipments. While a drop shipment involves the item being shipped directly to the customer, a special-order item is received at your company's warehouse first. However, don't forget, you still have the flexibility to switch to a drop shipment on the line level field if the need arises.
Unlocking the Power of NetSuite's Inventory Status Feature
When it comes to managing your inventory effectively in NetSuite, there's a fundamental tool you shouldn't overlook: the Inventory Status feature. In this article, we'll guide you through the process of enabling and utilizing this crucial feature, helping you gain better control over your inventory.
The Inventory Count feature supports improved tracking of inventory and tighter control over assets. When this feature is enabled, you can enter regular periodic counts of on-hand item quantities to maintain inventory accuracy. Keeping an accurate item count can help reduce required safety stock, which lowers your overhead costs.