This article will explain how to open your first live inventory period.
In order to complete this task you must have first completed an area stock take and preferably also a consolidated stock take.
If you have an initial stock count to use to open an OIC then follow the below steps:
Go to > Inventory > Stocks, Click on the 'Outlet Inventory Count' tab:
On the right hand side click 'open period'.
Give your new period a name and select the revenue outlet and and inventory class you wish to open a live stock period for:
Select the type of count you wish to open your new period with (e.g. CST or AST)
Use the below filters to find and select the applicable AST / CST and hit 'Create':
Your Outlet inventory count is now live and any deliveries / usage will inflate and deplete from this figure accordingly.