Inventory: How can I import only the quantity into the existing products? I have a separate system managing products, so this would be for records only.

Additionally, the module in QBO is not set for importing QTY only - we can still batch the products to achieve this quantity increase. I feel that this could be harder on those with over 1000+ products versus services quantity. QBO only allow batch editing at 200+ cap.. with this said, i was hoping the development team at QBO could look into this for industry specific situations. At the moment, I will take whatever else that could reduce my batch editing process. Thanks again!


If you have another system to manage inventory, there is no point in also trying to manage it in QBO, and there is no such thing in QBO as "for records only". You either track inventory or you don't in QBO. I would just enter the total dollar value - one number - at month-end, for financial reporting, and go to the other system for the details.

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