Non-Inventory Items - Can't Receive

started a topic 10 months ago

Currently, Non-inventory items cannot be received.  This presents an issue for backordered items, particularly in Advance Purchase Orders with multiple receipts.

An example:

We order fasteners (Stock) and safety glasses (Non-inventory) from the same supplier.  It is very common that our Purchase Orders are received in multiple shipments.  Our shipping manager can receive the fasteners in DEAR, but can't do so with the safety glasses.  Because of this, there is no way of Payables knowing through DEAR whether or not billing is accurate.  Of course, shipping can manually inform payables of backordered Non-inventory items, but then what's the point of having DEAR?

My Request:

Allow Non-inventory items to be received in DEAR to ensure completeness of Purchase Orders.  Non-inventory items can be immediately expensed since they are not tracked. 

5 people like this idea
  • Up-vote!!

  • Yes this would be most useful. There is currently no real way to see if a non-stock item has arrived or not. 

  • I don't understand how this isn't already a feature

  • It would be nice to have non-stock items accounted for in one system. Would save a lot of time and mistakes.

  • Only make sense!

  • That would be great. If we could also in a sales order add the cost of the non stock item  to generate COGS also then that would be the dream.

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