Inventory Discrepancy Categories

Learn about the benefits of categorizing inventory losses



Getting There



A classification of inventory level discrepancies discovered when performing an inventory count.


Properly categorizing your the inventory discrepancies offers the following benefits:

  • Allows you to track how much loss is attributed to each reason. e.g., spoilage, theft, etc.
  • Reasons can be mapped to general ledgers (GLs) in your accounting system so that Brew Ninja can make journal entries in your accounting system to correct the value of asset GL's.


Name Name of the discrepancy reason.
Readonly Indicates if the category cannot be edited.
Description Arbitrary description of the discrepancy reason.

Special Categories

Default The fallback category.  Discrepancies that do not have a category assigned to them will be assumed to belong to this category.

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