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Discontinuing Inventory Items

Items in InventoryDirect that are no longer available to be issued and are no longer ordered can be discontinued. Discontinued items will not be available for transactions, but can still be reported on. Items can be easily discontinued in two ways.

Discontinue Items from Add/Update Inventory Page

  • Select the Inventory tab and click on the Item Number of the item you wish to discontinue. You can also search for the item number in the Search for box.
  • In the Disposition section of the Add/Update Inventory page, Select to Discontinue the item by clicking the Yes option.



  • By default, today's date will populate as the date the item was discontinued. You can edit this date if needed. *Note: You will still be able to process transactions until the end of the date listed. If you need the item discontinued immediately, we recommend entering yesterday's date
  • Click Save to discontinue the Item.
  • Discontinued items will have a () icon appear next to the Item Type in your inventory list.

Discontinue Items from the Home Page

  • Items with no inventory activity in an extended amount of time will appear in the Inventory Activity section on the right side of the home page. *Note: Click the edit link to adjust the period of inactivity.



  • Click the Discontinue button for any items that need to be discontinued.
  • A pop-up will appear where you can edit the discontinue date if needed.
  • Click Save to discontinue the item.