How to build basic inventory visibility foundation on Magento
Inventory is often stored at many places throughout the supply chain, including the warehouse, shipment trucks, and on the shelf. The complexities of supply chains often make it difficult for businesses to implement accurate methods and technology to monitor their inventory.
In reality, many retailers currently do not have reliable availability checks because of isolated systems that are not integrated with each other. This means there’s no central or fast access to real-time data that provides dependable and accurate information on inventory.
Without real-time inventory visibility across stores, it’s also difficult to sell items from other stores; consequently large amounts of time is spent on employees calling other stores to check inventory, verifying product information, and making changes or correcting mistakes to manual reports.
To set up inventory visibility base for any other omnichannel services on Magento, you have to manage your inventory at the item-level in order to provide information about product availability to customers at all times, on different devices, across channels: