• Material Status : Overview
  • Configure material status

Material Status: Overview

Material status refer to the physical status of a material when it is for specific Inventory operations such as issue, receipt, stock count, discard or transfer can be configured in this section. This means that the system has an option to capture the information of the state in which the material was, when it was being issued, received, stock counted, discarded or transferred. These reasons can be entered as comma-separated list of values for a specific inventory operation.

Material status can:

  • be customized per type of transaction
  • be different for materials that are temperature sensitvive
  • be made optional or mandatory
  • have a maximum 500 characters and 100 characters per material status. However, it is suggested that the reasons are short and few to keep the listing user friendly 

Configure material status

  1. Click on Configuration tab from the main menu
  2. Click on Inventory sub-tab from the dropdown
  3. Navigate to the Material Status section on the page
  4. Click on the type of transaction for which the status needs to be provided

  5. Type the Status for <transaction type> in the sequence they are to be available for users. Ensure that commas are used between status without an additional space
  6. Type the material status similarly for temperature sensitive materials for the field Status for temperature sensitive materials
  7. Follow similar steps to configuring status for all other transaction types
  8. Click on Save button to save the changes made
  9. A message will be displayed confirming that inventory configuration has been successfully updated

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