Creating expected inventory records

Use WebSphere Commerce Accelerator to create expected inventory records.


  1. Open WebSphere Commerce Accelerator
  2. Open the Expected Inventory list.
    • Consumer direct (B2C)Click Merchandise > Expected Inventory.
    • B2B directClick Products > Expected Inventory.
  3. Click New.
    The New Expected Inventory Record wizard opens, displaying the General page first.
  4. Enter the appropriate information in the fields and click Next to proceed to the next page. Click Previous to return to the previous page, if necessary.
  5. On the Details page, click Add.
    The Find Products dialog opens.
  6. Search for the product you want to add to the expected inventory record by providing full or partial information in either or both of the Name and SKU fields. Click Find.
    The Find Products dialog searches CATENTDESC.NAME for Name queries, and ITEMSPC.PARTNUMBER for SKU queries. The inventory that matches your search criteria on the Products - Search Results list is displayed.
  7. Select the check box next to the product you want to add to the expected inventory record, and click OK. The Add Expected Inventory Details dialog opens with the selected product listed.
  8. Enter the appropriate information for the fields and click OK.
    The Details page is displayed again, with the new detail added.
  9. Click Add to add more products, or select a check box next to a product on the list and click Change to change it or Remove to remove it.
  10. Once you finish adding, changing, and removing products and completed all pages in the wizard, select Finish on the Details page to create the expected inventory record.