Magento Open Source 2.3.x

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Adding a New Source

Manage inventory and order fulfillmentThe process of managing customer shipments. from multiple locations with custom sources. Create a source for each location such as warehouses, brick-and-mortar stores, distribution centers, and drop shippers. Assign sources and update quantities per product

If editing the Default Source, you can edit all configurations except name and code. We recommend single source merchants add information matching their location.

To add a new inventory source:

1. On the Admin sidebar, tap Stores. Then under Settings, choose Manage Sources.
2. Tap Add New Source.

Manage Sources
3. Expand the General section, and do the following:
a. Enter a unique Name to identify the inventory source.
b. Enter a unique Code. The code supports upper and lower case letters, numbers, dashes, and underscores. The code is a unique ID used when assigning to stock and exporting-importing data.
c. If this inventory source is ready to use, set Is Enabled to “Yes.”
d. Enter a brief Description for this location for quick reference or additional details.
e. In the Latitude and Longitude fields, enter the Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates of the facility location.

To find the GPS coordinates with Google Maps, enter the address in the Search box. Right-click the marker on the map and choose What’s here? The GPS coordinates appear in the details box below the street address.


General
4. Expand the Contact Info section, and do the following:
a. For the Contact Name, enter the full name of the primary contact at the location.
b. Enter an Email address for contacting the location.
c. For the Phone, enter the area code and phone number.
d. In the Fax field, enter the area code and phone number of the fax, if available.

Contact Info
5. Expand the Address Data section, and do the following:
a. Choose the Country.
b. For the State/Province, enter the standard abbreviation for the state or province.
c. Enter the City.
d. Enter the physical Street address.
e. For the Postcode, enter the ZIP or postal code.

Address Data
6. To save your work, do one of the following:
  • To save your work and continue editing, tap Save & Continue.
  • To save your work and return to the Manage Sources page, tap the down arrow  ( ) and choose Save & Close.
  • To save your work on the current source record and enter a new source, choose Save & New.
  • Button Bar

    Column

    Description

    Back

    Returns to the Manage Sources page.

    Reset

    Restores all fields in the form to their values at the time of the last save.

    Save & Continue

    Saves all changes, and keeps the form open for further editing. Click the down arrow for these additional options:

    Save & Close

    Saves changes to the current record, closes the form, and returns to the Manage Sources page.

    Save & New

    Saves changes and closes the current record, and opens a new blank form.

  • Field Descriptions

    Field

    Description

    General

    Name

    (Required) A unique name that identifies the inventory source for Admin users.

    Code

    (Required) A unique, alphanumeric code that is used by the system to identify the inventory source. Enter the code in upper or lowercase characters and/or numbers, without spaces. If necessary, a hyphen or underscore can be used instead of a space.

    The code cannot be edited after creating the source. It is a unique ID used when you assign sources to stocks and export and/or import product data.

    Is Enabled

    Determines if the inventory source is available to be used. Options: Yes / No

    Description

    A brief description of the inventory source location. Include details helpful to your Admin users.

    Latitude

    Specifies the latitude coordinate of the inventory source for GPS. Enter the value as a number, preceded by a plus or minus sign as needed. The degree symbol and letters are not permitted. For example:

    Latitude 32.7555

    Longitude

    Specifies the longitude coordinate of the inventory source for GPS. Enter the value as a number, preceded by a plus or minus sign as needed. The degree symbol and letters are not permitted. For example:

    Longitude -97.3308

    Contact Info

    Contact Name

    The name of the primary contact at the inventory source location.

    Email

    The email of the primary contact.

    Phone

    The area code and telephone number of the primary contact, using the format that you prefer. For example: (123) 456-7890 or 123-456-7890

    Fax

    The area code and fax number of the primary contact.

    Address Data

    Country

    (Required) The country where the inventory source is located.

    State/Province

    The state or province where the inventory source is located.

    City

    The city where the inventory source is located.

    Street

    The street address of the inventory source.

    Postcode

    (Required) The ZIP or postal code of the inventory source.