Create an Inventory Usage Entry

Create an inventory usage entry to move items from inventory to a profit center. This allows you to record when you use inventory on a project or piece of equipment and account for that usage in the general ledger.

  1. On the Enter Inventory Usage screen, enter the details of the inventory usage and assign it to a posting group.
  2. Review the inventory usage in the posting group on the Inventory Usage Posting Journal screen.
  3. Modify the details of the inventory usage, if needed.
  4. Create the pick list of items to pull from inventory.
  5. Post the inventory usage in the posting group.
    Important: Enter inventory entries in the order they occurred. Always post inventory entries immediately to ensure that inventory quantities and values are updated correctly.
Once you post an inventory usage entry, you can no longer modify it. If you need to make any changes after posting, use the Enter Inventory Usage Return screen to return the used items to inventory and Enter Inventory Usage screen to create a new usage entry.
After you create an inventory usage entry, you may want to: