How To: Setup Adjustment Reasons

Stock Adjustment Reasons allows users to select an adjustment reason from those listed in the drop-down list when posting adjustments in the [ Stock | Detail | Adjustments ] screen.

  1. Open the [ System Values | Stock | Warehousing ] tab.
  2. BtnTriStYesXP.jpg Tick the Structured Adjustment Reasons checkbox.
  3. Click on OK.
    Note: you may need to restart Khaos Control.
  4. Open a System Data screen (show me how).
  5. Open the [ System Data | Stock | Adjustment Reasons ] screen.
  6. Press Alt+E or click the green triangle icon is the buttonbar's EDIT button to enter edit mode.
  7. Press F3 or click the NEW ITEM button has an icon that shows two sheets of paper (identified by having the top right corner folded down), arranged diagonally on the icon from top left to bottom right to add a new item.
  8. Enter a Reason Code.
  9. Enter a Reason Description.
  10. Press Ctrl+S or click the disk icon is the button bar's SAVE button to save.

Typical reasons for adjusting stock might include:

Reason Code Reason Description
DAMAGED Damaged or spoiled stock
EXPIRED Exceeded shelf life
FAULTY Faulty items
OBSOLETE Obsolete / Condemned / Written-Off
REFURBISH Stock for refurbishing / Stock now refurbished
SAMPLE Marketing / Commercial samples
VARIANCE Stock found / not found when counting (e.g. during stock take)

Note: both the Reason Code and Reason Description will appear in the drop-down field on the [ Stock | Stock Adjustments | Adjustments ] screen and in the Note/Reason column in the [ Stock | Stock Adjustments | History ] screen.

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