When a customer commits to buying an item, you record it as a sales transaction. When you physically take the item out of inventory and ship it to the customer, you record it as a fulfillment. Selling and fulfilling items from your inventory affects your stock levels, accounting records and item commitment.
This section examines how your inventory is affected by the sales and fulfillments processes of the inventory workflow. For sales processes, it examines the impact on commitment and your general ledger. It covers fulfillment processes, such as handling backorders, reallocating items, closing line items manually, and those within the Pick, Pack, and Ship feature.
See the following topics in this section: