Goods-Out Notes are used to represent stock permanently leaving your stock control
system. The most common use of a Goods-Out Note is to facilitate the fulfilment
of a Sales Order.
When a Goods-Out Note is successfully created, stock is allocated to the specified
Sales Order and is not available for
the purposes of sales, Internal Transfers,
Unlike the majority of resources that can be manipulated via the
warehouse service, Goods-Out Notes have a
temporal component, represented by lifecycle events.
A Goods-Out Note POST
creates a Goods-Out Note with a created event, but for
accounting and reporting purposes, the stock is still considered present in
its original Warehouse and
You should issue one or more Goods-Out Note Event POSTs
to add lifecycle events such as picked, packed and shipped to the Goods-Note Out. The stock
is not considered to have left a Warehouse until the
shipped event is added to the Goods-Note Out.
A separate mechanism for creating a Goods-Out Note is provided by the
External Transfer resource,
which allows the movement of stock between two Warehouses