Manage Bin Module

Accessing the Manage Bin Module

The Manage Bin Module is located under the Bin tab. Here you can create bins and search inventory in bins.

In this article you will learn how to:

  • Create bins
  • Search for a bin
  • View bin details

Creating bins in Skustack

To create a new bin:

  1. Tap the + sign.
  2. Name the bin and complete bin information.
  3. Tap Create.
  4. You will be prompted to go to the bin to add products.
    Creating bins

Creating bins in Sellercloud

You can also create bins using the Sellercloud interface, either individually or by uploading them in bulk.

Creating a bin in Sellercloud

We recommend that you name your bins alphanumerically and avoid spaces in the name. Instead, use dashes(-) or underscores(_).

Click here to learn how to create a bin in Sellercloud alpha interface:

  1. Go to Settings > Warehouses > Manage Warehouse Bins.manage warehouse bin in alpha interface
  2. Click the button Add New Bin.add new bin in alpha interface
  3. Name the bin and complete bin information:
    1. Location Region;
    2. Location Type – should always be set to Known;
    3. Bin Type;
    4. Primary Bin.
  4. Click Save Bin.name the bin and complete the bin info in alpha interface

Follow these steps to create a bin in Sellercloud delta interface:

  1. Go to Inventory > Warehouses > Manage Warehouse Bins.
  2. Click the green + icon in the bottom right corner of the page. add new bin in delta interface
  3. Name the bin and complete bin information:
    1. Location Region;
    2. Location Type – should always be set to Known;
    3. Bin Type;
    4. Primary Bin.
  4. Click Save Bin.name the bin and complete the bin info in delta interface
Click here to learn more about the different bin types:
  1. Normal bin – Regular bins were inventory is stored.
  2. Picking – When an item is picked from a bin, it is automatically transferred to a warehouse Picking Bin. The picking bin is created by the system, with a unique picking bin for every warehouse.
  3. Receiving bin – When receiving RMA’s or PO’s the items can be received in this bin before being transfered to your normal storage bins.
  4. Temp bin -When assembling a kit if you don’t specify where the kit should go we put it into the temp bin.
  5. DisAssemble bin – When disassembling a kit, you can choose a DisAssemble bin to put the items into.
  6. Assemble bin – When picking components to assemble, they go into the assemble bin. When you assemble the kit it deducts from the assembly bin.
  7. Putaway bin – When creating a putaway list all the products on the list gets transferred to the putaway bin and is transferred out when put away.

Uploading bins in bulk in Sellercloud

Click here to learn how to upload bins in bulk in Sellercloud alpha interface:
  1. Go to Inventory > Warehouses > Manage Warehouse Bins.manage warehouse bin in alpha interface
  2. Click Bulk Upload Bins.bulk upload bins in alpha interface
  3. Upload an Excel file to create new bins or update existing ones. The sample template contains all the headers that are needed for the import and a sample row that shows how data should be entered.
    bulk upload bins in alpha interface files

Follow these steps to upload bins in bulk in Sellercloud delta interface:

  1. Go to Inventory > Warehouses > Manage Warehouse Bins.
  2. Click the blue menu icon in the bottom right corner of the page.bulk update bins in delta interface
  3. Select Bulk Upload Bins.bulk upload bins in delta interface
  4. Upload an Excel file to create new bins or update existing ones. The sample template contains all the headers that are needed for the import and a sample row that shows how data should be entered.
    bulk upload bins in delta interface files

Searching for bins

To search for a bin:

  1. Press the Search icon.
  2. Scan or enter the bin name.
  3. All products in the bin will display.Search for a bin
  4. You can then select any product to adjust inventory.
  5. You can also slide the product to reveal actions to:
Please note – You cannot adjust or set a physical quantity in picking bins. If you need to adjust the quantity in a picking bin you must do it through a transfer.

Viewing bin details

You can view Bin details, like size, type, and space remaining, to help you determine where bin a product should be placed.

Space remaining is calculated based on bin size and product dimensions. Bin dimensions can be added in Skustack when creating the bin.

To view bin details:

  1. On the bin page, swipe the page down to reveal View Details.
  2. A pop-up will display the details.

 

To update bin dimensions in Skustack:

  1. Go to View Details > Dimens.
  2. Change the dimensions and click Set.
    View details

Dimensions can be updated for existing bins through Sellercloud:

Click here to learn how to update the bin dimensions in Sellercloud alpha interface:
  1. Go to Settings > Warehouses.
  2. Click Manage Warehouse Bins.
  3. Select the bin.
  4. Change the dimensions and click Save Bin.change the dimensions in alpha

Follow these steps to update the bin dimensions in Sellercloud delta interface:

  1. Go to Warehouses > Manage Warehouse Bins.
  2. Select the bin.
  3. Click the Edit icon and change the dimensions.
  4. Click Save.change the dimensions in delta

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