Empty Goods

Charge pick-up and return of empty goods when you sell a product. The value of empty goods is stated separately on your documents.

Activating Empty Goods

To use empty goods, you first need to activate it in BestInvoicing:

  1. Navigate to the top right corner of the screen (email address) and select 'Apps and Integrations' in the menu.

  2. Check the list of 'Apps and Integrations Related to Products'.

  3. Click the green button 'Activate' on the line mentioning 'Empty Goods'.

Using Empty Goods

If you want to add a new product, an additional field 'Empty goods' will appear at the bottom:

You can also extend your existing products with an empty goods field and value: the field for empty goods will appear in every product file. If you don't want to manually add this value for every product, use the import functionalities of BestInvoicing to update your products all at once.

Empty Goods Settlement

When creating an invoice for a product with an empty goods value, you'll also be able to calculate the eventual returned empty goods.

In the section 'Document' at the bottom of the interface, a field 'Returned empty goods' will appear. If this is completed, a calculation with the invoiced goods will be made.

Example: we well three pieces of a product with empty goods value of $5. The total value of empty goods will thus be $15. When creating the invoice we also state that 1x empty goods have been returned, for a value of $5.

This invoice will look as follows:

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