A stock error is whenever a count for a specific item increases from one inventory to the next, without a delivery to account for the increase. Another name for this is "negative consumption".

This can also be attributed to a miscount from a previous inventory, or an error in a delivery.

When submitting your inventory, you will be notified of any potential stock errors.

**Note - Don't worry about stock errors for individual locations, for example, "Main Bar". You should only be concerned with a stock error if it shows during the overall inventory review.

In the example above, the Corona Extra could have:

  1. Not been counted in the Previous Inventory
  2. A delivery for this item was not added, or was dated incorrectly

For the Pelee Island Shiraz Cabernet, it shows there was a delivery, but it is possible it was received as 1 unit instead of a case. 

Having a stock error won't prevent you from submitting the inventory, but you should take steps to correct it after the inventory, or before you submit.

Learn how to troubleshoot and correct stock errors here.

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