Figure 8-4.Physical inventory schedule.
pertinent to the segment of material to be inventoried.
Upon collecting all the transaction documents for items
placed in or removed from assigned storage locations,
you should forward such documents to the office for
posting to the stock records before starting the inventory.
After you forward all the receipts to the office, you
should inspect the storerooms in advance to determine
if the stores are properly identified and stored to
facilitate the inventory. Sea storage may need to be
modified to permit access to all items, but safety of
personnel and stores must not be sacrificed. Like items
can be consolidated into one location if feasible, and
containers should be faced so that printed identification
is visible. You should impress on the storeroom SK that
the time spent before inventory to arrange and identify
stores will result in much less time required for the actual
inventory. Keeping storerooms squared away on a
day-to-day basis immeasurably simplifies the inventory
task. Speed does not necessarily contribute to accuracy,