Inventory Control Settings


Tabs:  General, Additional Settings, Replenishment, Product Identifier

Use this routine to maintain your preferences for the Inventory Control module.

Some system control settings are accessible by STORIS personnel only.


Serial Number Tracking

Confirm During Pickup Completion

Main Warehouse

Location Tracking

Layaway in Net Purchase Order

Add Vendor Model to Reports

Kardex History Months

The following 3 fields are global settings you use to include or exclude certain data from the Kardex reporting system. To turn Kardex reporting on or off for selected products, use the Inventory Tracking field in the Product Settings.

Track Bin to Bin Transfers

Track As-Is Activity

Track As-Is Reason Code

Warehouse Management History Months

Stock Reservations

Use these fields to determine the reservation method to be used. The Reservation Priority and Reservation Date fields work in conjunction with each other and together they offer the following reservation methods:

Important Click here for more detail on these reservation settings. You can also establish settings that override these fields, at the product level via Advanced Product Settings and/or at the regional product level via District and Regional Product Settings.

Reservation Priority

Reservation Date


Online Receipts Reservations

Reserve ASAP Sales

Reserve CWC Sales

 You can check the box at these fields when ATP is active, provided existing products are NOT set to be reserved by 'Delivery Date within Auto Fill Days' in District and Regional Product Settings. You cannot activate Reserve ASAP Sales or Reserve CWC Sales while ATP is active unless Stock Reservation (see above) Reservation Priority is set to Order Date and Reservation Date is set to Immediate. (ATP is active when one or more of the following ATP Calculation settings is active in Point of Sale Control Settings: Include New Purchase Orders, Include Stock Transfers, Include Unlinked Purchase Orders.)

Report Sort By

Additional Settings

Reason Codes

Floor Sample

Not in Location

In Service



Vendor Chargebacks


 Auto-Create Freight Bill

Payables Hold Code

Vendor Chargebacks

The defaults you set here appear on the Vendor Chargeback tab in the Enter a Stock Adjustment routine.

Recalculate Sell Price %

Chargeback Method

Control and Distribution Management

Retain Adjustments for Days

Retain Completed As-Is Lists    Days

Storage Location Velocity

Setting Description 

To activate a setting in the following grid, check the box next to the setting. You can change a setting to inactive by clearing the check from the check box.

PICK LIST - Print Line Order Comments

PRODUCT SEARCH - Exclude Obsolete Merchandise

RECEIVING - Allow a User to Close a Partially Received PO

RECEIVING - Allow Without a PO

RECEIVING - Generate End of Day Costed Receipts Report

TRANSFERS - Restrict Transfers that Exceed Maximum Stock

TRANSFERS - Use Transfer Security Tables


This tab contains the settings used with the optional Automatic Stock Replenishment feature.  Use this feature to automate transfers of stock products in order to keep store inventory levels constant. This feature does not include the following product types:

The system uses the Primary and Secondary Warehouse fields with the Automatic Stock Replenishment feature. You can set replenishment locations in several files. When searching for a replenishment warehouse, the system checks the Primary and Secondary Warehouse fields in the following routines, in the following order:

  1. product Group settings.

  2. product Category settings.

  3. Warehouse/Store Location Settings.

  4. Region settings.

  5. If none are found, the system uses the settings here in the Inventory Control Settings.

For Stores:

Replenishment Active



For Warehouses:

Replenishment Active




General Replenishment Settings:

Stock Level

Available is Less Than Minimum Stock

Auto Store Stock Replenishment Transfer Days

As-Is Merchandise:

As-Is Merchandise in Availability

Reason Code

Product Identifier

Use this tab to establish global format preferences for auto-generation of product ID's. To establish these settings at the group level, use the Product Identifier tab of Group Settings.


Next Product Number

Dynamic Identifier

If you select Dynamic Identifier at the Format field, use this section to define the format and components of the auto-generated product code. To expand and collapse each section below, use the expand and collapse buttons .

Sequential Counter

Maximum Length

Fixed Length


Current Combined Component Length

Maximum Identifier Length