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SKU/Inventory Relationship

Once new SKUs are created, a relationship between the product and the newly created SKUs needs to be established.

 

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Note: The process detailed below is for non-grid products. For instruction on grid-based products, review the Grid Product Configuration section.

 

 

SKUs can be assigned to products that are:

 

Inventory Type

Example

Base Inventory

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Possible Inventory from Standards & Upgrades

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A combination of Base and Possible Inventory

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Assign SKU to Base Inventory

The following information is displayed for each SKU related as Base Inventory.

 

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Field

Description

Qty

The quantity of SKU sold when the product is purchased. This number does not in any way represent the SKU inventory level.

SKU

The product SKU

Short Description

Short product description

Multi?

A checkmark is displayed if the SKU is related to any other products.

Description

Long product description, up to 255 characters

SKU Vendors

All vendors from which the SKU is purchased. For each vendor, the default unit cost is displayed. The default vendor is bolded.

In Stock levels

The In Stock inventory level for each warehouse.

Manufacturer

The SKU manufacturer.

Fulfillment

The SKU default fulfillment method.

Assigned

The date on which the SKU was related to the product.

Created

 The date on which the SKU was created.

Actions

Delete, Edit, Duplicate or Increase quantity of  a SKU.

 

 

Follow the steps below to relate a SKU as base inventory.

 

Step

Action

1

From the Product Manager screen, click on the Inventory link.  

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2

Enter the Qty of the SKU to be required to be included in the product. Typically it is (1) but multiples are possible.

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3

Enter the SKU ID of the related SKU.  If you do not know the SKU ID, use the  SKU Pickericon-mag_glass.png to search for the SKU and populate the ID.

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4

By clicking the icon-mag_glass.png icon, the SKU Picker appears. Search for the SKU, then click the SKU Label or Internal SKU link to have the SKU ID automatically entered in the SKU ID field.   

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5

Click Add and the SKU is now related to the product and displays in the Base Inventory section.
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6

Under the Actions column you can Remove a SKU ( icon-checkbox.png icon), Edit it ( hammer-wrench.png icon), increase QTY by 1 (icon-duplicate.png  icon), or

Duplicate it( icon-duplicate2.png icon).

7

Click Add New Barcode, located at the upper right-hand corner of the Base Inventory section.

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8

Complete the steps below to add barcode details to the base inventory.

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  1. Enter the new Barcode number.

  2. Select the appropriate configuration choices from the drop-downs to assign to the barcode.

  3. Click Add to relate the barcode to the to the product configuration.

 

 

Add Possible Inventory from Standards/Upgrades

The following information is displayed for each SKU related as Possible Inventory.

 

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Field

Description

Qty

The quantity of SKU sold when the product is purchased. This number does not in any way represent the SKU inventory level.

SKU

The product SKU.

Short Description

Short product description

Multi?

A checkmark is displayed if the SKU is related to any other products.

SKU Vendors

All vendors from which the SKU is purchased. For each vendor, the default unit cost is displayed. The default vendor is bolded.

In Stock levels

The In Stock inventory level for each warehouse.

Manufacturer

The SKU manufacturer.

Fulfillment

The SKU default fulfillment method.

Assigned

The date on which the SKU was related to the product.

Actions

Delete, Edit, Duplicate or Increase quantity of  a SKU.

 

 

Step

Action

1

From the Product Manager screen, click on the Inventory link.

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2

From the Possible Inventory from Standards and Upgrades box, click on the Add Inventory Requirements link.

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3

Enter the SKU ID of the related SKU.  If you do not know the SKU ID, use the  SKU Pickericon-mag_glass.png to search for the SKU and populate the ID.

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4

By clicking the icon-mag_glass.png icon, the SKU Picker appears. Search for the SKU, then click the SKU Label or Internal SKU link to have the SKU ID automatically entered in the SKU ID field.  

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5

Click on the Upgrades (configuration values) that are to be associated with the SKU. Hold the <Crtl> key to select multiple types if they are available. Ideally, one option from each configuration type is selected.  By doing so, the combination connects to a single SKU.   For example,  the Medium size and Green color points to a single SKU for the product.

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6

Click Add and the SKU is now related to the product and displays in the Possible Inventory section.


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7

Under the Actions column you can Remove a SKU ( icon-checkbox.png icon) or increase the QTY by 1 (icon-duplicate.png  icon).

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8

To view the configurations to which the SKU is related, click Show Requirement Details, located at the upper right-hand corner.

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9

The Possible Inventory from Standards and Upgrades section now displays the Standards and Upgrades, and Description for each SKU.  At this point the link toggles to Hide Requirement Details in order to easily back out of the detail screen.


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10

Click Add New Barcode, located at the upper right-hand corner of the Base Inventory section.

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Complete the steps below to add barcode details to the base inventory.

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  1. Enter the new Barcode number.

  2. Select the appropriate configuration choice from the drop-down to assign to the barcode.

  3. Click Add to relate the barcode to the product configuration.

 

 

Edit or Duplicate a SKU Relationship

 

Step

Action

1

From the Product Manager screen, click on the Inventory link.

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2

To remove a SKU, under the Action column, click on the icon-checkbox.png next to the SKU to be removed.

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3

The system prompts you to confirm the action. Click OK to continue.

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4

To increase the SKU quantity by one (1), under the Action column, click onicon-duplicate.png  next to the appropriate SKU.

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5

The system prompts you to confirm the action. Click OK to continue.

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