All about Inventory

Every business, whether small or large, manufacturer or reseller, has to manage inventory for several purposes.      Inventory management is about staying on top of your supply chain, reducing wastage and generating more profits. With GIDDH, you can Manage your entire inventory with minimal effort. You will find options for Inventory, Manufacturing, units, Branch and warehouse Transfers etc. in Inventory Management.

For Inventory in GIDDH either you can Follow Menu ---> Inventory OR you can directly search Inventory By ctrl+G,      cmd+G  or ctrl+K, cmd+K


Ideally, you should assign stock items to a group. This would help you organize and track them properly. You can create stocks and groups aswell In GIDDH.

  Download -

You can get the reports emailed to you in various ways. One of the ways is to click on the Context Menu (three vertical dots next to Search Box) and then choose from the options. From there, you can get reports group-wise, stock-wise and account-wise. The other way is by clicking on the download button given at the top right corner of the grid. This will send you the required reports in the requested format (either CSV or XLS, as chosen by you) to your registered email address.

Create Stock

Stock can be anything that you store or maintain with for your organization. It can be laptops, chargers, water bottles, vehicles, gadgets, or anything else. To add stock to the accounting information, do the following:

  1. On the Inventory page, click on the Create New button.
  2. From the options, select Create Stock.
  3. An entry form with the following details appear on the screen:
    • Under group: To assign a group to the item, enter the name of the group and pick from the options that appear here. If you do not find the appropriate group here, then first go and create a group from Create Group option on the Inventory page. This is not a necessary field.
    • Stock Name: Enter the name of the stock.
    • Stock Unit: Enter the unit you want to use to measure the stock.
    • Other Details: These details are not mandatory but feeding them in will certainly help you organize your inventory better. Provide additional information like HSN code, tax, opening quantity, sku code, etc. You can also add a custom field if necessary.
    • Purchase Information / Sales Information: Provide the details that best describe the item you are adding as stock.
    • Is it a finished stock? (Manufacturing / Combo): Selecting this checkbox would imply that the stock being created is further made up of other items. For example, if you mention jeans here, then its ingredients would include thread, cotton, etc. The details are to be mentioned in the entry form that opens next. Also, after you select this, it starts showing in the Manufacture section.
    • Save / Cancel: Click on the Save button to store the information.  

The stock has been created.

  Create Variants - 

 You can create the Variants of your stock in GIDDH fo that you need to - 

  Search -

Enter the name of a stock or a group and press enter. The filtered results are displayed on the page. Click on the Context Menu available next to the search box to get the records in CSV or XLS format. The records can be filtered group-wise, stock-wise variant-wise and Transaction-wise aswell.


 Create a Group - 

The purpose of forming groups is to organize information. By creating groups, you can easily club items that belong to the same category. 

 To create a group, do the following;

  1. On the Inventory page, click on the Create New button.
  2. From the options, select Create Group.
  3. An entry form with the following details appear on screen:
    • Name: Provide the name of the group. The name should be meaningful and easy to understand so that other users can easily assign inventory stocks to it.
    • Unique Name: It is picked automatically. You can edit it though.
    • Enter HSN/SAC Code for that group if any.
    • Is it a child-group?: Select the checkbox if you want to make it a sub-group of an existing group.
    • Parent Group: This option becomes active only if you select checkbox for the above option. Pick an option if you want to assign a parent group to the sub-group you are creating.
    • Save / Cancel: Click on the Save button to store the information.

   Edit / Delete Groups

   Existing Groups can be edited or deleted.

   Create Unit

   Measurement Units are used to quantify material. Units created here can be assigned to stocks when you create them as     part of the inventory.

  1. On the Inventory page, click on the Custom Units button.
  2. From the options, select Create Unit.
  3. An entry form with the following details appear on screen:
    • Unit Name: Click into the field and pick from the options.
    • Unit Code: This is filled automatically but you can choose it if necessary.
    • Parent Unit: Pick a unit that can act as a parent unit to the unit you have chosen above.
    • Multiply / Divide: If you have chosen a unit like a dozen, a carton, or something collective like it, please choose accordingly.
    • Qty. per unit: Mention the number of items by which you want to multiply or divide the number units. This will help you in calculating the total number of individual items later.
    • Save / Cancel: Click on the Save button to store the information.

  Edit / Delete Units

Units that have been already created can be edited or deleted.


  Import Inventory - 

  If you have stock data available with you in Excel or CSV format, you can move it to Giddh in a few simple steps.

  1. Press ctrl+G/cmd+G and search for import you will be able to see Import > Inventory.
  2. Either you can directly click on browse files option for uploading your Inventory or you can download the sample Excel or CSV file to see the headers and the sample data which will explain you How your data should be organized in Excel or CSV before uploading to GIDDH.
  3. Now simply upload it by using the Browse button.

    A confirmation message is displayed on the screen.

Transfer Note

This form records the transfer of material from one hand to another. It can be done for tracking products transferred between branches, or people. Here are the steps to create the Transfer Note:

Create Stock

Please refer to the Create Stock section given under Inventory at the beginning of this document.

Create Account

The account you create here will be visible when you select Person to filter information on the Job Work page.


On the Manufacturing page, you can filter items by name, date of manufacturing, voucher number, and parameters (like ‘less than’, ‘equal to’, etc.,) against a value.

You can also manage information about the manufacturing stats of the product.