Why Distributors Choose Acumatica for Their Inventory Management Solution

Acumatica for Inventory Management - Why Distributors Choose Acumatica

We all know how important inventory management is for the success of any distribution business. It’s all about keeping track of your stock levels, replenishing your inventory, managing your orders, and ensuring your customers are satisfied. But, for some, inventory management can be a source of frustration and inefficiency if you are using outdated systems, manual processes, and lack of visibility. These challenges can lead to excess inventory, stockouts, inaccurate data, and lost sales. Not with Acumatica inventory management.

How can you overcome these challenges and master inventory management for your distribution business?

The answer is Acumatica, Distribution Edition, a cloud-based platform that offers a comprehensive suite of features and tools for managing inventory and distribution processes. Acumatica’s Distribution Edition is designed to help you improve your inventory management by providing you with the following benefits:

Acumatica for Inventory Management - Real Time Visibility

Real-time visibility

With Acumatica, Distribution Edition, you can track and monitor your inventory levels across multiple locations and warehouses in real-time. You can see exactly how much inventory you have, where it is, and how it is moving. This way, you can avoid stockouts, reduce excess inventory, and make better decisions.


Acumatica makes automation easy. You can automate various inventory management tasks, such as replenishment, order processing, and invoicing. You can set up rules and workflows that trigger actions based on predefined criteria. This way, you can reduce manual errors, save time, and improve efficiency.


Easily integrate seamlessly with other modules and systems, such as manufacturing, tax systems, BI tools, and e-commerce. Additionally, you can share all data and information across different departments and platforms. This way, you can ensure data accuracy, eliminate data silos, and streamline workflows.


With Acumatica, you can scale up or down according to the changing needs of your business. You can add or remove features and modules as needed. You can also enjoy the benefits of a secure, reliable, and high-performance cloud infrastructure.

Some of the key features of Acumatica ERP Distribution Edition that can help you master inventory management include:

  • Inventory Control: This feature enables you to manage your inventory across multiple locations and warehouses. You can track inventory movements and transfers, perform cycle counts and physical inventories, and manage lots and serial numbers. You can also set up multiple valuation methods, such as standard cost, average cost, FIFO, LIFO, or specific cost.
  • Purchase Order Management: Acumatica has the tools needed to manage your purchasing processes. You can create purchase orders and receive goods from vendors. You can also pay vendors and reconcile invoices. You can also set up vendor contracts and discounts, manage returns and credits, and handle drop shipments.
  • Sales Order Management: Quickly create sales orders and quotes from customers. You can also fulfill orders and invoice customers. You can also set up customer contracts and discounts, manage returns and credits, and handle backorders.
  • Warehouse Management System (WMS): This feature enables you to optimize your warehouse operations. You can use barcode scanning, mobile devices, and RFID technology to perform tasks such as picking, packing, shipping, and receiving. You can also use advanced algorithms to optimize warehouse layout, bin location assignment, picking routes, and packing methods.
  • Advanced Inventory Replenishment: Acumatica provides you what you need to optimize your inventory replenishment processes. You can use advanced algorithms and forecasting methods to calculate the optimal quantity and timing of inventory replenishment.

Mastering inventory management is essential for any distribution business that wants to stay competitive and profitable in the market. By using Acumatica’s Distribution Edition, you can gain a powerful solution that can help you improve your inventory management processes and optimize your operations. With its real-time visibility, automation, integration, scalability, and advanced features, Acumatica is truly a game-changer.

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By CAL Business Solutions, Inc. - Acumatica Distribution Partner

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