Warehouses

Warehouse Definition

A location where product inventory is located is considered a Warehouse. Examples of Warehouses are;

  • Warehouses
  • Brick & Mortar Stores

In Marello, you need to add at least one warehouse.

Multiple Warehouses EE

Only the Marello Enterprise edition offers the possibility the create multiple warehouses

All Warehouses Overview

Find an overview of all warehouses known to the system.

  1. Navigate to Warehouses in the menu → Warehouses
Screenshot of the warehousegrid
Warehouses Grid
  • Name: The name of the Warehouse
  • Code: A code that represents the Sales Channel
  • Type: Defines the way the inventory is treated.
  • Default: Whether the warehouse is a default

About warehouse types:

Global allows the inventory to be sold through more than one Sales Channel and allows the Warehouse to be added to a Warehouse Group.

Fixed allows the inventory to be sold through only one Sales Channel. For example Inventory from a store could be ‘fixed’ so that no other Sales Channel can sell this inventory other than the Store itself.

Virtual is a Warehouse that reserves inventory from Global Warehouses. For example for a temporary Sales Channel like a trade show

External is a Warehouse that is managed by a third party, for example in case op drop shipping.

External Warehouses vs Drop Shipping

External warehouses related to drop ship Suppliers will be created automatically when the supplier is marked as a drop shipper. See also Products

Individual Warehouse View

Each warehouse has its individual warehouse page. 

  1. Navigate to Warehouses → Warehouses
Screenshot of the warehouse view in Marello
Warehouse View
  • Name: The name of the Warehouse
  • Code: A code that represents the Warehouse
  • Default: Whether the warehouse is used as a default
  • Type: Defines the way the inventory is treated
  • Address: Warehouse Address Info
  • Phone: Warehouse Phone number

How to Create a Warehouse

In Marello, you need to create at least one warehouse. In order to create a new warehouse navigate to Warehouse → Warehouses

1. Click the ”Create Warehouse” button in the top right corner

2. When the ‘Create Warehouse’ page is shown, define the following fields:

General

  • Name: The name of the Warehouse
  • Code: A code that represents the Warehouse
  • Email: email address used for communication with warehouse
  • Default: Whether the warehouse is used as a default
  • Type: Defines the way the inventory is treated*
  • Create Warehouse Group: Create a new warehouse group in which the warehouse is placed

Address

  • Country: County the warehouse is in
  • Street: Street the warehouse is in
  • Street 2: Optional extra address
  • City: City the warehouse is in
  • State: State the warehouse is in
  • Zip/Postal Code: Postal code
  • Phone: Phone number of warehouse
  • Company: Company name of the warehous
Address/Fulfillment

The Address information of a Warehouse is one of the criteria used to determine what Warehouse is best positioned to fulfill an order.

Updated on April 30, 2020

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