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How to track units of measurement (UoM)

Posted by Thomas

Units of measurement (UoM) can help your business get really specific about your inventory levels. They’ll tell your warehouse team how a product will be coming in (e.g., in boxes or on pallets) and they’ll ensure that your customers won’t see any weird quantities on their invoices (e.g., 0.5 boxes instead of 10 sunglasses). It […]

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How to receive inventory (and put it away too)

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Just like anything else in your business, it’s important to have a process for receiving and putting away inventory. Here at inFlow we like to break that down into three distinct steps: counting what you received, checking the packing slip against the purchase order (PO), and then labelling and putting away your products. If you’re […]

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How to run an inventory cycle count

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In order to maintain proper inventory accuracy, you’ll need to run the occasional cycle count. We’ve covered this procedure on the inFlow blog before, but those instructions were for using an Excel count sheet template. In this article we’ll show you how we recommend completing a cycle count with inFlow Cloud.

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How to pick and pack inventory

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What happens after a sales order comes in? Well, someone at your business has to pick them off the shelf and get the order ready for your customer. It sounds simple when you recap it in a sentence, but there are a lot of little steps in the pick and pack process, and it turns […]

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