Inventory management in Vtiger CRM

March 23, 2021
Inventory management in CRM
Inventory is a major component of product based businesses. Mismanagement of inventory can cause huge losses both in term of reputation and monetary value. There are numerous instances when business loss huge sum of money because of inventory mismanagement. Inventory management is one of the biggest challenges faced by the expanding businesses. For example, a local sports goods business expanded and opened a new branch in another city. Now they have inventory stored in multiple locations which is being sold in two different cities. So, with the expansion, managing inventory also became complex and if not handled properly can cause serious troubles. VTiger CRM provides comprehensive inventory management tools, in the shape of its inventory add on. Following are some of the disadvantages of poor inventory management Overstocking/Understocking: Poor inventory management causes overstocking. If you do not know how much quantity of a product should be ordered, it is very

Receiving Purchase Order & Creating Assets in VTiger

July 19, 2016
Out of the box VTiger has a built-in Purchase Order handling tool that allows users to create Purchase Orders, print or email them to the Vendor as well as link them back to Sales Order or an Invoice. In addition, there’s logic behind each Status, e.g when the Purchase Order status is changed to “Received”, it will ‘receive’ the items and update the “Qty. On Hand” for each item/product. All of the functionality is great. However, it is missing one of the most important features – keeping track of received items/assets. We came up with a solution that not only allows users to update the “Qty. On Hand”, but also enables to enter the serial number for each item and create it as an asset. It also supports a bar code scanner, all the user has to do is to put the cursor on the first item box and start scanning – the serial numbers will be