Description

Bins are created and managed using the WMS, the following document explains how to create bins and enable/disable users from Locations.


Detail Steps


CREATING BINS
  1. From the Tools menu, select Locations
  2. Select Manage Details…
  3. Select the Location you wish to add the bins to
  4. Select the Manage bins Button
  5. Enter the bin number into the bin number field and zone if required.
  6. Add description if required
  7. Click the add button

EDITING

  1. From the Tools menu, select Locations
  2. Select Manage Details…
  3. Select the Location in which you wish to edit the bins
  4. Select the Manage bins Button
  5. Double Click the bin number - details will load into the details section above.
  6. Edit as desired.
  7. Click the Rename button

EXPORT/IMPORT

  1. From the Tools menu, select Locations
  2. Select Manage Details…
  3. Select the Location in which you wish to edit the bins
  4. Select the Manage bins Button
  5. Select the Export Button
  6. Choose the Windows file Location and select "Save".
  7. Open the File using notepad or import the file into Microsoft Excel, if editing using excel, it is important to ensure you import the columns as text to prevent excel from altering the data to number fields, using number fields for data such as "1A1" will cause mathematical errors.
  8. Existing bin descriptions can be updated, however the bin number is the identifier and cannot be changed via import.
  9. Follow the format of the existing bins and save file as .txt.
  10. From the Tools menu, select Locations
  11. Select Manage Details…
  12. Select the Location in which you wish to import the bins
  13. Select the Manage bins Button
  14. Select the import bins Button.
  15. Review the on screen report, detailed import log is available at C:\Program Files\Datapel Systems\Warehouse Management System\BinImport.log or C:\Program Files\Datapel Systems\Inventory Controller\BinImport.log depending on your installation type.

ACTIVATING AND DEACTIVATION

    1. From the Tools menu, select Locations
    2. Select Manage Details…
    3. Select the Manage bins Button
    4. Select the Location in which you wish to edit the bins
    5. Select the Manage bins Button
    6. Select the Show inactive bins option
    7. Single click the bin number.
    8. Select "Make Active" or "Make Inactive".

    Hide inactive Location/Bins from WMS Users:

    1. Make sure you are logged in as Superuser
    2. Go to Tools > Locations > Manage Details
    3. Highlight inactive location and select Enable Users
    4. Screen with all Users will appear
    5. Untick box for all User
    6. Select Close
    7. All users might need to restart WMS session to obtain changes


    Additional Notes

    Minimum 3 characters are recommended for bin names this is especially crucial for usage with handheld scanners.

    You may not reuse bin numbers per zones, bin numbers must be unique per location.

    Related Information

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