Setting Up Inventory Sites

An "inventory site" is a place in your business where inventory is kept. For example, you might have an inventory site for the warehouse, in the back kitchen, and in the gift shop. These are all places to keep inventory. An inventory associated with a normal site with Aluvii, you just need to designate the site as a place you'll be storing inventory. 

To learn how to set up an inventory site, follow these steps:

1. Go to the Inventory Management activity in the sidebar menu. If you don't see it, remember that you may need to be granted permission from HR Management.

2. Click on the Setup & Configure tab at the top. Then click on the sidebar option called Site Setup

3. Here you'll see a list of sites that have already been set up. To designate a site as an Inventory Site, check the box under the Active column. If it's the first time you are setting up an inventory site, click on the +Inventory Site button.


4. Once the site is checked active, it is now set up as an inventory site and inventory can be stored and sold from here. 

NOTE: You'll want to make sure your registers have the correct inventory site assigned to them on the Edit Register page. That way when you sell products from a register, the inventory is getting pulled from the correct inventory site. If not familiar with this setting, you can read more about our article on how to assign registers to register management. Inventory-Site-1.png

NOTE: Also, you may want to enable the inventory on your products sold online. If that's the case, make sure your eCommerce website has the correct inventory site assigned on the eCommerce website page. This way when you sell products from your website, the inventory is also getting pulled from the correct inventory site. To know more, check out our article about website settings on the eCommerce page.





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