Our Sage 200 Technical Tip for November responds to the question that our technical support team was asked recently "how can one access stock in the direct delivery warehouse."  The answer is that you can’t - as this is a system maintained  warehouse.


This warehouse is used to reflect stock being received against a purchase order and booked out against the related sales order when the goods are delivered directly from the supplier i.e. they don’t physically come into the warehouse.  So a stock history enquiry shows :




No stock balance remains in the direct delivery warehouse.


When raising the sales order line the direct delivery option is selected :



  The purchase order linked to this sales order line can be generated at the point of saving the sales order : 



Or it can be generated later using the generate orders routine in POP :



The receipt against the purchase order is recorded using confirm direct delivery goods received :



When the stock is recorded as received using this option the related sales order line is automatically despatch confirmed :



Report of the month


The report for November is now available.  This report will show you a list of Purchase Orders which are past the requested date. To access this report simply follow the link 


November Report of the Month


Each month Sage will provide a "Report of the Month" so it is worth coming back to this page on a regular basis.

If you found these reports useful please let me know and which ones as feedback is always welcome.