ID497 - New Item (Non-Equipment with Service Code Assigned) not Assigned to a Permanent Bin Overview & Sample:

Client creates and orders new items in inventory, but the warehouse personnel do not assign a physical bin location until the item is initially received. They receive the item into the default "MAIN" bin, then they identify a physical bin location that they wish to stock this new item, change that item's warehouse/bin defaults to that new bin, and finally transfer that initial received quantity into the new bin location and stock accordingly! This alert is to help catch and identify items that are still in the "MAIN" bin with a quantity indicating that the warehouse forgot to either assign a proper bin, or they forgot to transfer that initial quantity out of the default MAIN bin into the newly assigned bin. This process works only by assuming that you are using a default warehouse/bin (ex: Main Warehouse / Main Bin) for new items that are being created and ordered so that it can properly identify items that are received into those default bins. It will not work well if you are using multiple bins and multiple warehouses as your defaults for new items. Enter in the Inventory Code(s) in Variable Y for this version of the alert.

Example of Item with Default Bin of Main Bin: (Item creation in e-automate):



Sample output of ID497 contains Item #, Description, Quantity, Warehouse and Bin:



Variables include:

VarW = Bins containing string (Where the Bin contains these characters...typically 'Main')

VarX  = Warehouse Code(s) to check (separate with comma)

VarY  = Inventory Code(s) to check (separate with comma)


Clones:  See also ID573 and ID574 to allow different variables to different To/CC.

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