Importing transactions with serials/batches or locations
When you import transactions that for items that involve a serial/batch number or location, neither the imported serial/batch number nor the location is validated as part of the import (the assumption is that you have clean data coming in from the other system). For purchasing serialised items this is as expected, as the serial numbers will not exist. However for sales it is possible to sell a serial number that does not exist (this can be corrected if necessary with a Stock Transfer Journal). If a non-existent location is specified the stock will placed into the bogus location (and you will need to manually create the location in the “Stock Locations” validation list if you want to get it out again).