A stock auditor shouldn’t be required to tidy the bar before they count. Untidy bars and storage areas increase the time it takes to complete the count. This of course increases our time on-site, which may result in additional charges. It of course also increases the risk of counting errors, which could result in an inaccurate stocktake.
It’s always better for stock to be organised prior to being counted. Fridges full, stocktakers love straight lines! Case products tidy and in one location if possible, empties separated from full.
Always ensure your stock auditor is made aware of all storage areas. Make sure they’re unlocked and nothing is hidden.
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