The DEAR Warehouse Management System (WMS) app allows you to perform warehouse operations (Pick, Pack, Receive Inventory, Stocktake, Write-Off) on inventory with serial or batch numbers.
NOTE: The Serial number/Batch number field is only visible for products with Costing Methods that support serial and batch numbers.
- Set Up DEAR Warehouse Management System (required)
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Selecting a Serial/Batch Number Costing Method
A product's costing method must support serial/batch numbers to use serial/batch number features in the WMS app. Product costing methods can be set or changed through the DEAR Systems web portal.
Products must have one of the following costing methods:
- FIFO - Serial
- FIFO - Batch
- FEFO - Serial
- FEFO - Batch
- Special - Batch
- Special - Serial
Costing methods can be changed from a product's detail page (Inventory → Products → [select product]). However, non-serialised costing methods CANNOT be changed to a serialised costing method. See Costing Methods - Changing the Costing Method for more information.
Picking and Packing
Follow the Picking/Packing steps for DEAR Warehouse Management System. When you get to the Item Details screen, you will see a Batch #/Serial # field. Enter the Batch #/Serial # and press Enter on your keypad. Continue with Picking/Packing as normal.
Follow the Receiving Inventory steps in DEAR Warehouse Management System. When you get to the Item Details, screen, you will see an Expired field and a Batch #/Serial # field. Enter the Batch #/Serial # and press Enter on your keypad. Continue with Receiving Inventory as normal.
NOTE: DEAR does not currently support checking/enforcing uniqueness of serial numbers, and it is possible to enter duplicate serial numbers into the system, for example if products from a different supplier have the same serial number.