Inventory Management Guide overview

Last update: 2023-10-25
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This guide is intended for administrators of Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source. It provides detailed information about enabling this module, including configuration and management of its features. It assumes a basic understanding of the core Commerce configuration and functionality.

Inventory Management has two areas for administrators:

  • The Admin: Use this area to access the configuration UI and reporting.
  • The command-line interface: Use this tool to execute installation and backend configuration tasks.

This guide covers:

Subject Description
Introduction Overview of the Inventory Management features that you can use to manage stock in multiple locations so that your Commerce store accurately reflects the physical inventory.
Release notes Review the release notes for information about all Inventory Management releases.
Inventory basics Learn the basics about managing inventory: Stocks and sources, source selection and reservations, order and reservation status, and product types
Get started Learn about the Inventory Management module and how it fits into your Commerce instance and store operations: Commerce upgrades, module installation and update, merchant sourcing types, and sourcing structure changes
Configuration Learn about the configuration of Inventory Management options that determine source availability, storefront products, and order shipment.
Manage sources Learn about sources and how they define the physical locations where product inventory is managed and shipped for order fulfillment, or where services are available.
Manage stocks Learn how stock is used to represent a virtual, aggregated inventory of products for sources of your sales channels.
Manage quantities Learn how to assign sources and quantities for new products or change existing products.
Manage orders and shipments Learn about the additional Inventory Management features and options for managing inventory quantities through the shipment process.
CLI reference Learn about the commands provided by the Inventory Management module to manage inventory data and configuration settings.

Developer information

See Inventory Management in the developer documentation for details about module architecture, APIs, and algorithm customization.

Commerce documentation

Documentation resource Description
Adobe Commerce 2.4 Merchant Documentation Merchant-focused documentation for both Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source
Services for Adobe Commerce Documentation Documentation to support a collection of services that help merchants integrate key components of their business with their store.
Commerce on Cloud Infrastructure Guide Step-by-step procedures for deploying Adobe Commerce on a managed, automated hosting Cloud platform.
Adobe Commerce 2.4 Operational Guides Systems documentation about the concepts, processes, tools, and best practices to develop, deploy, and maintain projects deployed on Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source platforms.
Adobe Commerce 2.4 Developer Documentation Developer-focused documentation used to build and customize Adobe Commerce or Magento Open Source

Troubleshooting and support

If you need information or have questions that are not covered in this guide, use the following resources:

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