Composite Items with Zoho Inventory

Composite Items with Zoho Inventory

A Composite item in Zoho Inventory is a single commodity that is composed of two or more items and/or services

With composite items you can:
  • Create kits and sell them for customized rates.
  • Perform assemblies to create finished goods.
  • Likewise, you can also perform assemblies with composite items by bundling raw materials and labor charges it takes to build the finished goods.

Creating a composite item

By creating a composite item, you are only defining the composite item. If you have not added any opening stock, the creation process will not have any effect on the stock level of the composite item.

To create a composite item:
  1. Navigate to the Items tab on the sidebar.
  2. Click the ’+’ button beside the Composite Items module or +New button on the top right corner.
  3. Enter all the necessary details inside the fields provided. (Note: The fields labeled in red are mandatory).
  4. Upload an image for your item. You can upload up to fifteen images for an item. (File format: .gif, .png, ,jpeg, .jpg, .bmp; Max File Size: 5 MB each.) Make one of them as the primary image.
  5. Under Associate Items, add the items and specify the quantity that should be used for the composite item. Note: You can also another composite item as an associated item.
  6. Under Additional Information, select an Inventory Account.
  7. If you have enabled warehouses in Zoho Inventory, then select a warehouse and enter the opening stock to be added to that warehouse.
  8. Click + Add Warehouse to enter an opening stock in another warehouse.
  9. Click Save to successfully create the composite item.
  10. If needed, enter the reorder point and choose a preferred vendor.
Create button

New composite item page top

composite item overview

Regarding the stok: keep the associated items of the kit as a unit.

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