2.3.15.a. How to Add Inventory Item?
Inventory Card is the name of whole products that are sold in restaurant. Inventory card is the general name of the products that are necessary for production process of the products to sell in the restaurant.
Go to Manage > Inventory > Inventory Items from here select Add Inventory Item link.
Adding Inventory Cards
Inventory Item Name:
Write the name of the inventory item that will be added.
Example Inventory Item Name;
Coca Cola 330 ml Can
The field to determine that created inventory item will be placed into which group for both listing and reporting process. If there is no desired group code as default, create a new group according to need.
Group Code Example:
If there will be different warehouse, then create a new warehouse from Manage > Inventory > Warehouses > Add Warehouse link.
If different warehouses will not be used, then use default warehouse that comes in SambaPOS setup.
The unit that will be working in recipes and all other processes of inventory card. When adding recipes it is necessary to use base unit.
Base Unit – Default Cost: Possible default cost of base unit. For example if it is necessary to pay transportation cost for each kg of tomato then it should be written into here.
Product Name and Base Unit
Tomato / Gram
Calf Steak / Gram
Coca Cola 330 ml Can / Quantity
Draft Beer / Cl
It is the main unit which used on invoice.
It is the quantity in base unit. For example if tomato paste is used by grams in recipes and purchased as 1 kg cans then it should be like this, multiplier base unit; gram, transaction unit; kg, multiplier; 1000.
Transaction Unit – Default Cost:
Possible default cost of base unit. For example if it is necessary to pay transportation cost for each kg of tomato then it should be written into here.
It makes possible to use base unit of same product in different ways. For example if vegetable oil is purchased in both 5 Kg and 10 Kg packing, then it is possible to select one of them as base unit and the other as additional unit and work with current packing type.