There are only a few people that understand the stock opname. Stock opname is the activity of calculating the inventory of goods in the warehouse that will be sold physically. Generally, this activity is carried out to know for sure and exact to do accountancy and administration as a part of internal control.
This activity will certainly take a lot of time because you will check your stock condition directly. Therefore, companies must manage an efficient time to be able to do it.
Furthermore, to save a lot of time you can use Bar Code technology because it can help companies reduce errors in stock recording and counting. Stock opname can be used by every company, it is not for manufacturing companies only. Here is a list of the goal and benefit of using Stock opname:
Purpose of Stock Opname
There are several reasons why the company chooses to do the stock opname. Some of the purposes of using stock opname are cash, assets, debt, and receivables. Some companies use Stock Opname to check their cash and goods supply. Whereas, in manufacturing companies, stock opname is done to check raw materials, semi-finished goods, and finished goods.
In manufacturing companies, there is an audit office that is dedicated to run stock opname activities. Furthermore, the company expects the audit officer to give the best result. If the result is different from the stock number, the company can create policies based on company regulation.
The Right Time to Do Stock Opname
The right time to do stock opname is depend on company policy. Some companies do stock opname once a month, every three months, or every 4 months. However, the company does stock opname every 3 or 4 months to see the different result every month. Moreover, Stock opname also requires high accuracy.
Benefits of Stock Opname
Stock opname has many benefits besides checking stock number in the Warehouse. Here are some benefits from stock opname such as:
• Minimizing errors in stock checking, both advantages, and disadvantages.
• Can find out the error of lost items quickly and be able to reduce the risk of the empty stock.
• Can be used as an annual analysis before the company can develop.
• Can understand the outflow and entry of stock for sure.
• Can find out the exact condition of the stocks.
Well, those are the purposes and benefits of stock opname. If you want to build a new factory, you should look for it in a strategic industrial area because it is close to transportation routes.
One of the industrial areas that have a strategic location is Karawang New Industry City (KNIC). Located close to the capital city of Jakarta and has plenty of transportation access, make KNIC a suitable area for building warehouses and renting warehouses.
In addition, KNIC has 6 national infrastructures accesses such as the Jakarta-Cikampek toll road, Jabodetabek LRT, Trans Java lines, Jakarta-Bandung Railway, Kertajati International Airport, and Patimban port. KNIC is also supported by facilities such as premium electricity, natural gas, and fast internet connections to support the performance of manufacturing companies.