Barcode Management (for products and batches)

In this section you will find how to manage barcodes in erplain for your products:

Manage barcodes for your products with batches:



For more information on scanners and how to set them up, please read this article.


Adding barcodes to your products

Adding a barcode to a product can be done while creating a new product or editing your existing products in the Inventory section of your product.


Create Products (by clicking on Create Product)

 

Edit Products (by clicking on the Edit button)


Click in the Barcode field and scan the barcode with your scanner, then Save your product.


N.B. erplain does not generate barcodes but you can use existing barcodes or create new ones using an online barcode generator like Tec-it.

Adding barcodes to your products with variants

Adding a barcode to a variant can be done while creating variants from a new product form or adding/editing a variant once the products have been created.


Create variants (from your new product form)

Add Variants (once the product has been created)


Edit a variant (once the product has been created)


Adding products to your sales/purchase/stock documents using a barcode scanner

Once your products or variants are attached to their barcodes, you can add them to your documents directly with a scanner. Scanning a product can be done while creating a new document or editing your existing documents including, estimates, sales orders, invoices, shipping order, purchase orders, stock entries and stock mouvements.


For example, in an estimate:


Step 1: From your estimate simply click on the action button « Scan barcodes».


Step 2: A new window pops-up on your screen. You can now scan your product one by one using the left side of your screen while reviewing with the right side. You can scan the barcode multiple times, the quantity will increase. You can also scan one time and update the quantity on the right side.

Step 3: Click "Back to order" or "Save" if you are done.


If you are using Batch numbers for traceability, you can also use the scanner to select Batch IDs in your documents.

Adding barcodes to your batches
Adding a barcode to a batch can be done while Creating a batch or Editing / adding new batches.


Creating a batch:


Editing / adding new batches"


Adding batches to your sales/purchase/stock documents using a barcode scanner

Adding batches to your documents using a barcode scanner works exactly the same as adding products. You can add batches with a scanner to your existing and new documents including sales orders, invoices, purchase orders, stock entries and stock movements.


For example, in a sales order:

Step 1: From your document simply click on the action button «scan barcodes».


Step 2: A new window pops-up on your screen. You can now scan your product one by one using the left side of your screen while reviewing with the right side. You can scan the barcode multiple times, the quantity will increase. You can also scan one time and update the quantity on the right side.

Step 3: Click "Back to order" and control the batch number is properly added before saving.

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