Serial, Batch & Bins on the Web Client
Managing inventory is complicated, right? Storage, counting, receiving, delivering, expiration dates, insurance, packaging… some of you may manage multiple warehouses in different locations, others probably have bins in their warehouses. And the items? At least some of them are managed by serial or batch numbers? So, yes – managing inventory is complicated, but with the Web Client for SAP Business One it can be more efficient. When creating sales documents (sales orders, deliveries, A/R reserve invoices, or A/R invoices) for items manages by serial or batch numbers, selecting the specific numbers is straight forward:
Clicking the selection icon opens the list of available serial or batch numbers for the given item. Same pattern is applied to bin location selection in deliveries and A/R invoices. After selecting the serial/batch numbers and/or relevant bin locations, these values are displayed in the “Batch/Serial Numbers” and “Bin Locations” columns respectively:
When there is not enough space to display all the selected values, a hyperlink indicating the number of additional values is shown – in the above example it says “5 more”. Clicking the hyperlink shows the complete list without leaving the document:
Available in SAP Business One 10.0 FP 2105 and SAP Business One 10.0 FP 2105, version for SAP HANA. This tip and all the other tips are available on SAP Community. You can also visit the Implementation Arena for useful implementation tips.