Ecominate is constantly updating your account with new data from various inventory reports. Considering how intricate the Fulfillment By Amazon network is, it is no wonder that there can be dozens of different inventory dispositions for a given SKU at any time. With that in mind, Ecominate tries to provide as much insight into the true inventory dispositions within the FBA or AFN (Amazon-fulfilled network) and only use the relevant dispositions in making inventory related decisions like shipping or restocking.

Throughout the application you will encounter any of the following:

Available: The number of units you have for a SKU in Amazon fulfillment centers that can be picked, packed, and shipped. Units with this disposition are immediately available for sales.

Inbound (Shipped): The number of units you have for a SKU in an inbound shipment that you have notified Amazon about and provided a tracking number.

Reserved: The number of units you have for a SKU in Amazon fulfillment centers that are currently being picked, packed, and shipped or are sidelined for measurement, sampling, or other internal processes. Reserved quantities breakdown into Reserved (Processing), Reserved (Transfer), and Reserved (Orders).

Unfulfillable: The number of units you have for a SKU in Amazon fulfillment centers in unsellable condition.

Researching: This represents the misplaced or warehouse damaged inventory that is actively being confirmed at our fulfillment centers.

AFN Warehouse: The number of units you have for a SKU in Amazon fulfillment centers that have been processed: (AFN Warehouse) = (Fulfillable) + (Unfulfillable) + (Reserved).

Inbound (Working): The number of units you have for a SKU in an inbound shipment that you have notified Amazon about. These units have typically not been shipped out yet.

Inbound (Receiving): The number of units you have for a SKU that have not yet been received at an Amazon fulfillment center for processing, but are part of an inbound shipment with some units that have already been received and processed.

AFN Total: The total number of units you have for a SKU in an inbound shipment or in Amazon fulfillment centers: AFN Total = (AFN Warehouse) + (Inbound (Working)) + (Inbound (Shipped)) + (Inbound (Receiving))

Future Supply Buyable: The number of units available for customers to find and buy while inventory is on its way to an Amazon fulfillment center through In-Stock Head Start.

Reserved Future Supply: The number of units that customers have purchased while inventory is on its way to an Amazon fulfillment center through In-Stock Head Start.

Local: Inventory held locally to that has yet to reach any part of the AFN Network. This will eventually be where Amazon shipments will be made from.

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