A serial number is the identification number that is assigned to a specific product. The serial number is usually given to electronic products such as handphones, cameras, etc. The serial number will be useful when doing warranty claims based on the serial number checking.
If you have products with a serial number, you can set up the serial number to be used in your outlet. There are two ways to input the serial number to the products.
Pre-recorded: You can set the serial number for serialized product type when doing purchase orders on the Buy menu. To pre-record the serial number on a serialized product, you must create the Serialized Product type at the products menu.
At the time of sale: You can also set the serial number to the product when doing a sale transaction. To set the serial number at the time of sale, you can use the Standard Product type.
How to Pre-Record Serial Number to a Product
If you want to set the product serial number in the Purchase Order when buying the serialized product, You can set the serial number for serialized product type when doing purchase orders on the Buy menu. To insert the serial number of the serialized product type when doing buy transactions, you can see the article here: Serialized Product Type
How to Set Serial Number at the time of sale
If you want to set the product serial number directly when doing sale transactions, You can insert the serial number at the notes of the products:
Step 1. Select the product, then double click on the product when selling
Step 2. Insert the serial number in the notes, then click Ok
After you've set the serial number for serialized products, you can make transactions using serialized product type. To make a transaction with the serialized product type, you can follow the steps below:
I. Create Transaction of Serialized Product
Step 1. Select Product then double click on the product name
Step 2. Select the serial number that you want to sell, then Ok
Step 3. Select the serial number that you want to sell, then click Pay
After you've done making transaction using serialized product type, you can see the reports from that transaction by following the steps below:
II. Search Serial Product Sales Report
Step 1. Go to Orders Menu, then click Search Note
Step 2. Input Serial Number and Click Search
You can also configure on how you input the serialized product to the cart when doing sale transactions. You can insert the serial number to input the serialized product type when selling by following the steps below:
III. Configuration Serialize Product Input Through Setup
Step 1. Choose Module Configuration in Setup Menu
Step 2. Select Sell section in Module Configuration, then search for 'Barcode Serial Enabled'
Step 3. Select Barcode Serial Enable, then Save
Note: This configuration is used for searching products in the selling menu. If you set to yes you'll be able to scan the serial number of the product through the selling cart.
Selling Serialized Inventory Tutorial Video
You might also like to read these related articles below:
If you want to make a return sales transaction with Serialized Product type, you can read the article about Sales Return for Serialized Inventory
If you want to make a return purchase order with Serialized Product type, you can read the article about Purchase Return for Serialized Inventory
If you want to make Purchase Order on Serialized Product type, you can read the article about Purchase Transactions for Serialized Inventory.