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What does Master of Inventory mean?
What does Master of Inventory mean?
How are my orders reserved and deducted from inventory?
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Written by Alexander E
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Using SKULabs as a Master of Inventory with Stock Sync

When used as a Master of Inventory, SKULabs becomes the source of truth for inventory stock levels across sales channels. From there on, each time a product's available stock level changes, SKULabs will adjust and overwrite stock levels across your sales channels stores.

Once enabled, all inventory changes must be made within SKULabs itself. To ensure the best results, it is recommended to regularly sync in new products and closely monitor inventory levels within SKULabs after any new listings sync imports.

How is stock reserved from my inventory by orders in SKULabs?

When an order is imported into SKULabs, the stock required to fulfill that order is immediately reserved. When an order no longer looks fulfillable on your channel, it will become archived and release its reserves.

How is stock deducted from my inventory in SKULabs?

While fulfilling orders, deducting stock is a requirement to ensure accurate inventory levels, enable stock sync, and prevent overselling. The default method of deducting orders is to simply create a shipment on the order within SKULabs, but you can easily deduct orders in a number of different ways:

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