For a wholesale/distribution business that sells items from multiple
catalogs, you may not want to enter every item from every catalog into your
Item list. If you enter every item, your items list may be difficult to manage.
Instead, you can create a supplier catalog
item (or a set of supplier catalog items) to use when you buy and sell
items that you don't keep in stock.
When you receive your goods and want to enter a bill for the items that you
don't want to track as inventory items, you can follow this sample
Go to the Mfg & Whsle menu and click Enter Bills.
In the Enter Bills window, click Vendor List.
From the Vendor list, choose a vendor or
enter a new one.
Enter the Date of the bill.
In the Amount Due field, enter the amount of the bill.
Complete the Ref
No and Terms
fields as needed.
Click the Items tab.
For Item, select Supplier Catalog Item.
For Description, type in what you received (for example: 0980-009
Continue entering items until all of the items you received are listed on
To enter shipping charges or taxes not associated with any one item, click
the Expenses tab. In the detail area,
enter each charge and associate
it with its correct expense account.
If necessary, click Recalculate.