Receive Container Module


The Receive Container module is located within Skustack’s Receiving tab and allows you to easily receive your products by container. A container can include products from different Purchase Orders.

Learn more about Containers and how to set them up here.

You can search containers by:

  1. Search by ContainerID – Opens a specific Container ID. The container can include items from different Purchase Orders.
  2. Search by PO# – Opens all related containers associated with that PO#.
  3. Search All – Searches for all containers. You can filter by:
            Product ID/Container Name
    Filters by a specific product or container.
            Received Filter
    Defaults to previewed/working. You can choose from one of the available statuses:

    • All
    • Zero Received
    • Zero Or Partial Received
    • Partial Received
    • Fully Received

Receive Container

Bulk-mode receiving is disabled when receiving by a container.

To receive your products by container, follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to Receiving > Receive Container.
  2. Select your desired Search Mode.
  3. Scan/enter the ContainerID or PO # depending on the search mode or simply search all.
  4. Tap Go.
  5. Select your desired container. You can also filter items within the container by their received status. Simply tap the Filter icon and choose your filters.
  6. Swipe left on an item to reveal shortcuts to other actions:
    1. Bins – here you can find all the bins where the product is stored.
    2. Info – this will reveal the product info module.
    3. Dimens – set product dimensions or get a 4D scale reading.
    4. Labels – you can print product labels for each item.

  7. Scan the ProductID/UPC/Serial, or select the item on the screen. The product will open.
  8. Scan/enter a bin, or select from the list of suggested bins.
    Enable the Use Receiving Bin setting in Skustack to only allow receiving into a receiving bin. You can then use the PutAway workflow to transfer inventory from the temporary receiving bin to permanent bins on the warehouse shelf.
  9. Scan units to add to the received qty оr adjust the number manually.
  10. If you’re not receiving the full quantity in the container, a dialog will open, giving you the option to select which PO you are receiving it for. If you are receiving the full amount, that dialog will not appear.
  11. If the Lot Number workflow is enabled for your company and the product is set as expirable then you must select a Lot Number before receiving it. Tap on More Lot/Expirys to view existing or add new lots. Learn more about Lot Numbers here.
  12. Tap the menu in the upper right-hand corner to:
    • Send PO Received Email
    • Print Random Serials
    • Create Put Away List
    • Select Product Identifiers

To put inventory away from your receiving bin into one of your regular bins, create a Put Away List directly from this module, or follow the PutAway workflow described here.
Serialized products cannot be received through a container. To receive products with serials, use the Receive PO Module.

Validate serial globally

Client setting. Enables serial number validation in Skustack. Learn more about serial number validation and relevant client settings here.

Require serial scan if necessary Skustack’s Warehouse Management settingWhen enabled, will force the user to scan serials for products that are set to require serial scan when receiving.
Use Receiving Bin
Skustack’s Warehouse Management settingWhen enabled, only allows receiving into the Receiving bin.

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