Composite - Updating Stock levels
I want to update the stock level for my composites.
When updating stock level for composites you can face three scenarios:
- Update stock levels for a new composite
- Update stock levels for an existing composite - Untracked
- Update stock levels for an existing composite - Tracked
Updating Stock Levels in Linnworks can be done using a specific import type called Stock level. Firstly, prepare a CSV file with a column for SKU (child items), Stock Level and Location, no other information is required.
- Navigate to Settings > Import Data
- For the Import Type, select Stock Level
- Click and select the prepared CSV file
- Map the column to SKU, if it didn't automatically map and click
Please note that in the scenario 1 we need to create the composite from new before we update any child items' stock levels.
The new composite SKU is set to untracked with a Minimum Level of -1 and Level is updated based on composition quantity and existing item child level per location.
As the parent SKU in that location is untracked , the parent SKU stock level is updated based on the composition quantity and child stock levels per location.
As the parent SKU is tracked for certain location/s, the parent SKU stock level is updated based on the composition quantity but not the child stock levels for the location/s.
A composite SKU is an SKU that does not exist as a physical product but is instead a combination of other SKUs and the advantage to creating these items is that Linnworks will calculate the number of available units based on the availability of the child SKUs
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