Retail | What do the terms used in the Inventory History and Inventory Action Log mean?

Below is a guide to the language used in the INVENTORY HISTORY and INVENTORY ACTION LOG, which can be viewed for any product from its product info page:

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Inventory Action Log lists two kinds of action, ADJUST and REVERT.

Adjust is listed for any amount changes that occur via transfers, inventory added via PO, etc.

Adjust and Revert are also both listed for transactions. However, it's common to see multiple Adjusts and Reverts of one product on the same order. Why?

How BLAZE handles adding inventory to an order

Each time an additional product is added to an order, any items that have already been added are "put back' - Reverted - then taken again, along with whatever else was just added.

For example, if Item A is added to order, then item B is added, the following occurs:

adds item A (Adjust -1.0 of item from inventory)
removes item A (Revert 1.0 of item back to inventory)
adds item A & B (Adjust -1.0 of item A, and B)
and so on.

Adjust is when an item is added to an order, and Revert (followed by another Adjust) is the 'put-back' that occurs when another item is added.



Below is what each of the terms used in the Reference column refer to:

Inventory Snapshot Job: a system action that checks inventory amounts at start of day (just after midnight).

Prepare Transfer: product is removed from inventory X and put on-hold, in preparation for transferring to inventory Y.

Complete Transfer: product is transferred to inventory Y, which now reflects its new amount.

Hold Trans #[transaction number]: product is removed from inventory and put on-hold, awaiting order completion.

PutBack Trans #[transaction number]: product is reverted back to inventory momentarily while another product is added to the order - followed by an additional Hold Trans for when it's automatically re-added to the order.

Complete Trans #[transaction number]: sale is completed and product is removed from inventory.