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Products/Labels

The Products / Labels screen is where label formats and printer setup is managed. The content is divided into two parts: Products and Labels.

 

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Path: Back Office > System Admin > Systems Settings Manager > Products/Labels

 

 

 

 

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Tip: A shortcut to the Systems Settings Manager is clicking the System Settingsicon-sys_settings.pngicon from the Main Menu and then selecting the Password & Failed Login Policy link from the list.


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Products

The Products screen provides the following settings:  category usage, receivership of inactive products, PO discount cost rounding, and if a part number can be used to find matching products.

 

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Field

Description

Allow Receiving of Inactive Products

Set control to allow for the receiving of inactive products within receivers. If set to No, the receiver displays an error when a SKU is received and the SKU points to an inactive product. 

Display Vendor Inventory

If set to yes, Vendor Stock Inventory value will be displayed throughout the Back Office.

Exclude drop-ship SKU's In PO Field count

Allows you to control whether drop-ship SKUs are included in the calculation that is displayed in the In PO field of the Inventory Manager and the Purchase Order Manager.

Include a Barcode in Transfer Pick Document

If set to YES, then a column is inserted into the Transfer Pick/Pack detail section, to the right of SKU Label, labeled "Barcode."

If barcode is populated for the SKU, the Barcode column includes an image of the barcode with the text value beneath it.

Model Categories

Set control if Categories are used for Products

  • On – Categories are used

  • Off – Categories are not used

Physical Inventory Count Sheet Ordering

Controls the sort order of the manual Physical Inventory Count sheets. "Hierarchy" will sort by Merchandise Hierarchies, then Product Style Locator, then SKU Short Description. "Sub-Location" will sort by Inventory Sub-Location, then by SKU Short Description

PO Discount Cost Rounding

Set SKU negotiated costs and discount costs rounding control

  • On – SKU negotiated costs and discount costs are rounded to the nearest penny.

  • Off – SKU negotiated costs and discount costs are not rounded and are displayed to the tenth of a penny in the PO builder.

Product Import – Update Products Based on Part Number

Set control to use the part number to find a matching product to update

  • Yes – part number is used in lieu of Product ID

  • No – A new product is always created by the product import if the Product ID is not specified

Product Manager Default Status

Allows you to set the default Status when searching in the Product Manager. It is labeled "Product Manager Default Status" with the options of Active, Inactive or Any.

Receiving Display SKU Description

Select "TRUE" and the SKU Description is viewable from the receivers in the PO Manager and Transfer Manager.

Receiving Display Vendor SKU

Select "TRUE" and the Vendor SKU is viewable from the receivers in the PO Manager and Transfer Manager.

SKU - Consider UPC Unique

Manages the unique value between UPC and SKU.  It determines whether the same UPC should be prevented from being added to two or more SKUs.

  • If set to Yes, users are prevented from applying the same UPC to more than one SKU record, rendering an error, "This UPC is already associated to SKU <SKU ID> SKU Label: <SKU_Label>."
  • The areas of the Back office that are impacted include:
    • ProductSKU import
    • SKUOnly import
    • Inventory Manage
    • UPC / Barcodes import
Allow Transfer Builder to Create Inventory If Not Available

Select "NO" to prevent inventory from being automatically created from source warehouse when insufficient inventory is requested in the Transfer Builder.  An error message will display, "Not enough inventory of what you're trying to add."

Apply Settings

After you have entered all the information for the fields you want set, click on the Apply button at the bottom of the Password & Failed Login Policy screen to apply your entries. Click on Reset to clear the fields and change your entries.

 

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Set Up the Label Printing Environment

This section explains how to set up the label printing environment. Contact your CORESense Implementation Consultant to assist with installing the Zebra printer software.

Labels Formats

The Labels screen allows for the printing of thermal labels directly from the CORESense back office. This section explains all steps required to set up label printing for your company and design new labels.

 

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Follow the steps below to format a new label.

 

Step

Action

1

Click the New Label Format button.

2

Enter a name in the Label field and the format file name according to the Zebra oprinter requirements (E:testlabel.zpl).

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3

Select a Type form the drop-down list.

  • Barcode - A label that is typically placed on product merchandise being sold from a physical retail location. Most commonly, a barcode is displayed on this label and scanned by a clerk when placing an order using the CORESense Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal. Barcode labels can display information such as the product name, configuration, pricing, barcode, associated SKU information and a variety of custom attributes.

  • Location - A label that is placed on a warehouse location to display information about the location. Location labels can display information such as the breadcrumb location (i.e. "Aisle A / Shelf 3 / Bin 12") and information about each SKU being stored within the location.

4

Click on Create Label Format. Additional formats can be added at this time and when done, click on Close and the new format is added to the Label Formats list.

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To Edit a label click the  hammer-wrench.png  icon under the Actions box. To Delete a label click theicon-checkbox.png  icon.

 

 

Label Field Mapping

Label field mapping is driven by the field number assignments generated when designing a label with the Zebra software. Each field (or element) of a label has a label which is mapped to a number (see sample below).

 

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Field

Number

Store Name 11
Size 12
Price 13
SKU 14
Barcode 15

 

If you want to change the location of a field (e.g. Price needs to be above Size) then the numbers need to be mapped accordingly.

 

Step

Action

1

To Add or Edit a Label Field Mapping click the  hammer-wrench.png icon under the Actions box of the label to be edited.

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2

The Update Label Format screen appears. Click the Edit Label Field Mapping button.

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3

The existing mappings display. Click on the (+) or (-) buttons to change the numeric position of the fields.

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To add a new field to a label, click the Add New button and enter the field name and appropriate text in the Fixed field if it is a non-variable field.

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To preview the edited label, click on the Send Field Mapping Label Sample to Label Printer button.

6

Click the Close button when all changes are complete.

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Labels

CORESense enables you to print thermal labels directly from the CORESense back office. This section explains the steps required to set up label printing for your company and design new labels. It also houses settings for PICM and Product imports.

 

Field

Description

Default Barcode Label Format

Specify the default barcode label format on record.

Default Location Label Format

Specify the default location label format on record.

Enable Label Network Printing

Identify if  network printing of labels is to be enabled.

Label Printing IP Address

Select the Network IP Address of the label printer. For first time, click the Add New Printer to setup default.

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ecxclamation.PNG  Important: Anytime the Label Printer IP Address system setting is updated, you are required to download and save a new Java policy. To download this file, select a printer above and click the Download Java Policy Button below.

Enable Label Download

Identify whether labels are available for downloading.

Allow Receiving of Inactive Products

Set control to allow for the receiving of inactive products within receivers. If set to No, the receiver displays an error when a SKU is received and the SKU points to an inactive product. 

PO Discount Cost Rounding

Set SKU negotiated costs and discount costs rounding control

  • On – SKU negotiated costs and discount costs are rounded to the nearest penny.

  • Off – SKU negotiated costs and discount costs are not rounded and are displayed to the tenth of a penny in the PO builder.

Product Import – Update Products Based on Part Number

Set control to use the part number to find a matching product to update

  • Yes – part number is used in lieu of Product ID

  • No – A new product is always created by the product import if the Product ID is not specified

Physical Inventory Count Sheet Ordering

This setting allows you to choose to have your manual Physical Inventory count sheets sorted by either:

  • Hierarchy = sorts by Merchandise Hierarchies, then Product Style Locator, then SKU Short Description.
  • Sub-Location =  sorts by Inventory Sub-Location, then by SKU Short Description.

 

Apply Settings

After you have entered all the information for the fields you want set, click on the Apply button at the bottom of the Password & Failed Login Policy screen to apply your entries. Click on Reset to clear the fields and change your entries.

 

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