In all businesses, small or big, conducting a regular inventory always benefits the business or company. An inventory list is a valuable document needed in the analysis of how a business is doing. Without an inventory list, it would prove most difficult to accurately know present stocks a company has.
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An inventory is basically a list of goods or products, which includes but not limited to assets such as equipment and machinery. Simply put, it is an account of everything that a company owns or needs in the conduct of business which excludes human resources.
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In creating an inventory list, the following pointers should be noted:
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A trading stock or sample inventory is defined as anything your company or business produces, manufactures, or acquires for the means of carrying on a business such as goods or products on hand for sale in a store.
It is important for companies at the end of the year to determine the trading stock or inventory value in order to assess whether your stock has assessed income or allowed deduction as the result will become your stock’s opening value at the beginning of the coming year.
Trading stocks do not include:
There exist two types of inventory in a business or company, namely merchandise inventory and manufacturing inventory.
1. Merchandise inventory, which is the final product or goods stored by a trader.
2. Manufacturing inventory, the inventory stock that is stored for the manufacture and sale of products. This is additionally classified further into three types:
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Having an inventory is important to assess many different issues occurring in your business or company.
An inventory helps determine which items or products in your catalogs are the most sale-able and which ones sell really slow. This can become basis for marketing and sales strategies for a business.
Decision makers can then evaluate which products to produce more of and which ones to make lesser of. This in turn would result in increased revenue and sales for the business.
Inventory results help management determine slow moving items to be placed on sale or discount in order to free up storage and help cash flow.
Results of an inventory help in the planning process of procurement. Raw materials can be ordered and delivered in advance to anticipate which are needed for the production of certain products.
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The main difference between a stock and inventory is a stock is related to the products sold being part of a company’s daily operation while an inventory is involved with sale products and the materials used in the production of the products.
In short, inventory is asset while stock is revenue.
Ensuring that your company has the right inventory of products at the right time, location, and quantity makes for a very profitable business. Here are the dos and don’ts of an inventory:
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