Receive inventory from a supplier

When your inventory arrives, you can use a transfer to make sure that you receive everything that you're expecting. Receiving inventory means that the item has arrived, you have evaluated that item, and decided to accept or reject it.

When you accept an item in your transfer, the available quantity is added on your Inventory page. When you reject an item in your transfer, for example if it was damaged, it does not adjust your inventory quantity.

Make sure that you've enabled inventory tracking for your products and variants.


The Pending, Partially Received, and Completed, transfers are displayed on the Transfers page. If you need to update a transfer at a later time, then you can click on the transfer and make adjustments.

What's next?

Make sure you understand how Shopify calculates incoming inventory.

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