What Is Receiving Inventory?
Understand how Receiving Inventory fits into the supply chain
Receiving inventory is the act of inspecting, verifying and accepting a shipment into inventory within a warehouse or operation. In a transparent supply chain, every link has access to relevant information on the origins and status of products, including when inventory will arrive. Effective inventory receiving requires the development of a safe, fast and organized process for handling received inventory, and a process for accurately tracking that inventory from the time it arrives in your warehouse to the time it's shipped.