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Xero For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Rod Drury, Heather Smith

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Chapter 13

Managing Your Inventory Items

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Working out how inventory items can be organised and maintained

check Establishing an inventory item within Xero

check Organising items in your inventory

check Changing inventory values and quantities after stocktake

check Finding out about add-on solutions

I worked with a client who provided computer information technology support to businesses around Brisbane. It bought in various low-value items such as cords, wires, adapters and connectors, which could be used to set up and maintain information technology installations on client sites. These accessories are high volume and low cost, so the business invoiced its customers without tracking the inventory volume — as such, the business managed this inventory using the untracked inventory function in Xero. Occasionally, my client bought and sold hardware such as laptops and iPads for its customers. These items are high in value, and so my client monitored the number on hand using tracked inventory in ...

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