Use A Barcode Scanner for Purchase Orders

Use A Barcode Scanner for Purchase Orders

To increase the efficiency of adding products into a purchase order and receive it, you can use a barcode scanner to help with the operation.

Adding products into a purchase order

Please follow the steps below to add products into a purchase order.
1. Navigate to Inventory >>> Purchases, and click on ADD NEW to create a purchase order, or any created purchase order to open it.
2. Set the options as required. For a detailed explanation on the options, please refer to What is a Stock Purchase Order?
3. Click on anywhere blank to make sure the focus is not on any textbox or checkbox.
4. Scan the barcodes to add the products into the purchase order. Each time a barcode is scanned, the quantity of the product with it will increase by 1.

Please note, Hike allows you to add a product into a purchase order only when the product has been created in Hike and is visible in the outlet to which the purchase order will be delivered. If it doesn't meet either of those 2 conditions, Hike will ask you to create the product on spot or switch the outlet visibility on for the scanned product.

Receive a purchase order

Please follow the steps below to receive a purchase order.
1. Navigate to Inventory >>> Purchases, and click on a created purchase order.
2. Click on the receive button, and a window will slide out.

3. Click on anywhere blank in the window, and start scanning the barcodes.
4. Each time a barcode is scanned, the quantity of the product with it will increase by 1.

5. Click on RECEIVE NOW for each product after the whole scanning process is completed to save the scanned results.
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