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How to Enter Issue Transactions

Entering Issue Transactions in MaintenanceDirect allows you to track the inventory cost on your work orders as well as monitor your inventory levels in InventoryDirect. These transactions open up reporting doors to help you see where resources have been allocated.

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How to Enter Issue Transactions

  • On the work order form, scroll down to the Transactions sections and click on New Issue Transaction.



  • On the Add/Update Issue page, identify the Type of inventory from the drop down list. (Custodial, Food Services, Instructional, Mechanical, Other, or Technology)
  • Enter the Item Number or click on the binoculars to select the inventory item from a filtered list. *Note: The items shown here will be filtered based on the Type selected.
  • The Item Description will automatically populate based on the information entered for the item in InventoryDirect.
  • Select the Pool this item will be issued from.
  • If the costs of this item will be associated to a Budget Code select it from the drop down list.
  • Trns Date will automatically populate with today's date. This date can be backdated to reflect the date of the actual issue.
  • Enter the quantity of this inventory item that is needed in the Qty field.
  • Unit of Issue, Unit Cost, and Total will automatically calculate based on the quantity entered.
  • Enter any Notes if desired.
  • Click Submit to save the transaction to the work order which will also create an Issue Transaction in InventoryDirect.


Editing and Deleting Issue Transactions

  • To edit or delete an Issue Transaction, click on the Item Number field from the Transactions section of the work order.



  • The Add/Update Inventory Issue page will load so you can edit the information. Click the Submit button to save the changes.
  • To delete the transaction, click the Delete button at the bottom of the entry page.