We refer to all movement of inventory as Inventory Shipments in MyBlackbird, which is why this term is now used in place of Purchase Orders. To access your Inventory Shipments, you must first navigate to the Shipping & Delivery Management Block and then select the Inventory Shipments Block.
Inventory Shipments Dashboard
Here, you will be able to see your previous Inventory Shipments (as well as any that are outstanding). You will also be able to create a new standalone Inventory Shipment for when product arrives at your dispensary from a vendor that is not using MyBlackbird shipments.
One column that is important to note on this dashboard is the “Status” column. This column shows us how much of our purchase order has already been received and processed by our staff.
We can review each of these Inventory Shipments individually by clicking on them in the table.
In the above image, we’ve received 6 of our last 8 Inventory Shipments. The 7th Inventory Shipment is one that we haven’t started processing at all (so the progress bar is empty), and the 8th Inventory Shipment (at the bottom) is in progress. Based on the bar it looks like we’ve received about 50% of the 8th Inventory Shipment at this time.
Creating New Shipments
To create a new Inventory Shipment, select the green + New Shipments button in the top-right corner of your Inventory Shipments dashboard. From here, you will be able to name your new Inventory Shipment, edit its description, and select the vendor who you are receiving inventory from.
An example of the Create Inventory Shipment form
After clicking the Create Shipment button, you will be brought to a screen where we can then begin entering the new inventory you're receiving into the POS.
From this screen, you can also edit the name of your Inventory Shipment, delete it (if you haven’t received any inventory), and upload any files we have that might be relevant to it.
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That’s pretty much all there is to creating inventory shipments! If you have any further questions, feel free to reach us anytime by clicking on the help chat in the bottom left of your screen. We’re always happy to help!