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Create a new stockroom type

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Create a new stockroom type

If you need stockroom types that are not included in the base system, you can create a custom stockroom type.

Before you begin

Role required: inventory_admin

About this task

Check the priority level of the stockroom types provided in the base instance to ensure that you assign the correct priority level to any new stockroom types you create. You can also modify the stockroom types included in the base system.


  1. Navigate to Inventory > Stock > Stockroom Types.
  2. Click New.
  3. Complete the form.
    Field Description
    Name Display name of the stockroom type.
    Description General information about the stockroom type.
    External stockroom Whether stockrooms of this type are managed internally (check box cleared) or managed externally by a third party (check box selected).
    Priority Level of precedence for this type of stockroom.
    Shipment required Option that determines if stockrooms of this type require shipment by default.
    Value Internal identifier of the stockroom type.