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How to accurately account for initial physical inventory

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michel Guénard
on 4/6/13, 10:33 AM 3,671 views

At the creation of my opererp instance - 1st of last january - I imported the whole list of my products with Name and quantity. The result is a physical inventory item containing around 2000 lines.

Now I need to Validate and record each of the lines. When Validating the inventory, each line is recorded as an "inventory loss". The window is as follows. C:\fakepath\inventory list to be recorded.jpg

What is wrong and how to correct it?

How did you import the list? I am currently importing a whole list of items as well, using a script and the OE framework. I have not seen this issue at the moment.

patrick
on 4/8/13, 5:24 AM

It isn't necessarily wrong. OpenERP has a double entry stock management system. It can't increase inventory in your location without decreasing it at another location. Once you are up and running, the other location would be your Suppliers. More at http://doc.openerp.com/v6.1/book/5/5_14_Stock/5_14_Stock_illustration.html and http://doc.openerp.com/v6.1/book/5/5_14_Stock/5_14_Stock_inv.html (including a section on Initial Inventory)

Bista Solutions US, Ray Carnes
on 4/8/13, 3:00 PM

Thanks Ray; I know understands that the stock journal is there to keep track of the moves; it is not an "accounting journal". Is that right?

AD LIBITOM, michel Guénard
on 4/9/13, 11:18 AM

Correct. What you probably want is what you get when you check the box next to 'Generate accounting entries per stock movement' under Settings --> Configuration --> Warehouse and configure your inventory valuation accounts.

Bista Solutions US, Ray Carnes
on 4/9/13, 2:24 PM

Absolutely! This is what I need. And I am still confused about how to setup parameters, namely in Stock Journal; perhaps no parameter to pass there! Your advices would be greatly appreciated :)

AD LIBITOM, michel Guénard
on 4/9/13, 2:59 PM

I've never set anything on the Stock Journal. Check out http://doc.openerp.com/v6.1/book/5/5_14_Stock/5_14_Stock_financial.html and narrow your questions a bit.

Bista Solutions US, Ray Carnes
on 4/9/13, 4:27 PM

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