FAQs and Best Practices
Learn our Best Practices and Frequently Asked Questions
What is Inventory Ally?
Accurate Counting Best PracticesCount by the same unit of measure as you order
Time-Saving Best PracticesWhat are your time-saving best practices? How can I save extra time with Inventory Ally?
Managing Large Weekly CountsSometimes it can feel like there is a lot to count each week. Here are some tips and tricks.
Monitoring Inventory LevelsHow does Inventory Ally know when your hospital is running low on an item?
Managing Rapid Sales ChangesHow do I manage sudden changes in how much I sell (seasonality, demand, etc.)?
Managing Low Stock Items that are Out-of-CycleHow do I manage products that are "Out of Cycle" AKA not on this week's preset order list?
Counting Items with Unclear QuantitiesHow do I count or identify items with unclear quantities? How do I count in Inventory Ally? Do I count by box, by item, by sleeve?
Understanding Compounded MedicationsHow does Inventory Ally handle compounded medications?
Understanding Order History of an ItemHover over an item within Inventory Ally to view the order history of that particular product
Understanding Cycle Count FrequencyHow are items assigned a cycle count frequency? How does Inventory Ally determine the schedule? Should I assign everything to one frequency?
Conversion Ratios for Merged ItemsFiguring out how to set a conversion ratio can be simple, but ... when it's not ...