Troop Management Software and Web Hosting for Scouts BSA User Guide
 
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Will the inventory system work with bar code scanners?

While it is possible to increase the efficiency of commercial inventory systems by using bar codes to identify each item and scanners to record their movement, that approach is overkill for the simple requirements of most Boy Scout troops.

The TroopWebHost inventory system makes it easy to check in and check out items without the need for expensive bar code scanners.


Is there a way to track the value of the troop's inventory?

No, that's beyond the scope of this system.

Businesses need to track the value of their inventory as part of their overall asset valuation, which is necessary for GAAP accounting.  Businesses may also need to borrow against the value of their inventory.

Boy Scout troops are not businesses and do not have these requirements.