Material Transfer from Delivery Note and Purchase Receipt

In ERPNext, you can create Material Transfer entry from Stock Entry document. However, there are some scenarios in the Material Transfer where it needs to be presented as a Delivery Note and Purchase Receipt.

Material Transfer from Delivery Note

Scenarios

  1. One of the examples is when you transfer a Material from your stores to project site, however, you need to present it as a Delivery Note to the client.

  2. Also, there are statutory requirements where taxes are to be applied on each transfer of Material. It is easier to manage in a transaction like Delivery Note, than in the Stock Entry.

Considering these scenarios, the provision of Material Transfer has been added in the Delivery Note as well. Following are the steps to use Delivery Note for creating Material Transfer entry.

Steps

Enable Customer Warehouse

Delivery Note Item doctype as a hidden field of Customer Warehouse. You can enable it from Customize Form. Here is the quick demonstration of the same.

Delivery Note Material Transfer

Select Warehouses

When creating a Delivery Note for Material Transfer, for an item select source Warehouse as From Warehouse.

In the Customer Warehouse, select a Warehouse where Material is to be transferred or select a target warehouse.

Delivery Note Material Transfer

On the submission of a Delivery Note, item's stock will be deducted from "From Warehouse" and added to the "Customer Warehouse".

Material Transfer from Purchase Receipt

Scenarios

There are statutory requirements where taxes are to be applied on each transfer of Material. It is easier to manage a situation like this in a transaction like Purchase Receipt, than in the Stock Entry as taxes cannot be applied on transfers of items via Stock Entry

Following are the steps to use Purchase Receipt for creating Material Transfer Entry.

Steps

Enable Supplier Warehouse

Similar to the Customer Warehouse shown above, the first step is to enable the Supplier Warehouse from Customize Form as demonstrated above.

Select Warehouses

When creating a Purchase Receipt for Material Transfer, for an Item, select target Warehouse as Accepted Warehouse.

In the Supplier Warehouse, select a Warehouse from where Material is to be transferred.

Delivery Note Material Transfer

On submission of the Purchase Receipt, item's stock will be deducted from "Supplier Warehouse" and added to the "Accepted Warehouse".