Track Your Supplies for More Effective Prepping

December 16, 2015

Although most preppers start off their collection of supplies by following a prepping guide of some sort, they often end up adding more and more to the list. Although the spreadsheet shown by The Prepper Journal (linked below), you should highly consider keeping a full inventory of everything you have that is specifically for your prepping efforts. It’ll help you keep on track and away from redundant items. Additionally, you might want to consider grabbing a pad of graph paper and do your inventory by hand - if the emergency situation includes a power outage, you will still be able to keep track of your supplies.


As we Preppers do our thing of planning, prioritizing and eventually acquiring supplies, skills and knowledge at some point you might need a hand organizing everything you have. There might be one or two of you out there with a set up like the have in the picture for this post, but the rest of us need some help. For most people this is simple and if you are really anal retentive, you have colored charts, lists, binders and 3 x 5 cards to keep all of your supplies organized. That isn’t me.

For some things it is simple to keep most prepping items in one place. Food storage for example, has a pantry to go into and as long as we have and keep an organized pantry or other system so we know what we have, everything is fine. If I am running low on supplies I can go to the pantry, check my inventory levels and adjust as necessary. Or like this evening, I saw that a few new cans of soup had not been put away correctly and needed to find the right spot for them. OK, really who’s anal now? Click Here to Continue Reading.

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