DIY: Set Up Your OFBiz Warehouse Address In Four Easy Steps

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HotWax DIY: how to set up your OFBiz wareDIY OFBiz Warehouse Management Setuphouse address in just four simple steps.


 In our recent blog post we discussed how to configure OFBiz warehouse – Inventory management. Today we will show you how to set up your OFBiz warehouse address in just four simple steps.


First, create your warehouse. Need help ? Review the first two two steps detailed in the recent blog post . We  will walk you through the process.


To set up address of your warehouse, follow these simple steps:

  1. Click on “Contact Mechs” menu. And then click on “New Contact Mech” sub-menu. You will see the page shown below.  Enter Contact Type = “Postal Address” and click on “Create”.=warehouse-address-1-CreateNewPostalAddress
  2. Next, you will land up on the page shown below. Enter your warehouse address as shown in the example below. Choose purpose = “Shipping origin address” which means all  shipments will be dispatched from this address.  Once you fill in all the details, click on “Save” buttonwarehouse-address-2-EnterAddressDetails
  3. Your  OFBiz warehouse address will now be created. As shown below, add “Shipping destination address” . Choose “Shipping destination address” from Contact Purposes drop-down and click on “Add Purpose” button. This means all the Purchase order items will be received at this address.Warehouse-address-3-AddAddressPurpose
  4. Finally, click again on Contact Mechs” menu. You will see your recently added address as shown below:

Finish line for configuring your OFBiz warehouse address

Congratulations on setting up  the address of your OFBiz warehouse!

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Divesh Dutta About Divesh Dutta
Divesh Dutta has been in the software industry since 2008. He specializes in enterprise software design and development, working as Senior Manager at HotWax Media Pvt. Ltd. He loves solving complex real-world business problems with the help of technology and interacting with users. He is always ready to explore new technologies and share his knowledge with peers. He has worked on various service projects and products based on Apache OFBiz and is an expert in working in a Co-development environment. He enjoys participating in the OFBiz community work and sharing his thoughts from time to time here on the Wax Paper HotWax Media blog.

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