Receiving

Receiving of goods can be effected by any of the following methods

  • Receiving of goods can be effected by any of the following methods
  • ASN provided by the vendor or Electronic Advance Shipment Notification (ASN) .
  • Manual creation of ASN
  • Receipt towards a Purchase order
  • Excel upload of shipment received
  • Automated Inter-warehouse transfers
  • Connectors to and ERP system

ASN receiving is supported at both a carton and pallet ID level. When an ASN ID is scanned, the system can automatically receive the item and quantity that were specified for that pallet or carton during the original ASN transmission. The user also has the ability to override the stored information in the case of shortages or damaged shipments. Workflows can be triggered to resolve shortages and damaged shipment .

Pallet control

Pallet Numbers or LPN are typically associated with a unique barcode.

Information associated with the LPN may include Vendor, purchase order, SKU, lot number, serial no and quantity information for the carton.

The LPNs facilitates users to perform inventory transactions via a single bar code scan, improving perform complex inventory transactions via a single bar code scan, improving efficiency and accuracy.

The WMS has capabilities for packing and unpacking items into LPN's.

On receipt of a pallet, a LPN (Licence Plate Number) can be created and placed on each unit. The LPN will then become the primary data point to follow the unit thorough the warehouse.