Update Inventory

Scanning Barcodes

The “Update Inventory” tool is a batch modification tool that changes the inventory count of scanned items. To change inventory of multiple items, scan the barcodes for the items you’re looking to change inventory for, include information about how many items are in stock, add notes about the action being performed, and submit the changes.

To begin scanning, select a location from the “Locations” dropdown, then click in the “Scan Barcode” input area. Any item scanned should result in a scanned item below. The barcodes being scanned to not need to come from the generated barcodes from the barcodes and label management tool included with this app. Barcodes can be any code that is readable by your scanner – the scanned symbol will appear temporarily in the “Scan Barcode” input area after it is scanned.

The scanned values will be matched with your store’s product and variation SKU values, as well as their related UPC values. The UPC field can be set to any code value, including EAN or ISBN values, and they should scan correctly.

Adding Notes

If you have additional information that is relevant to a batch update, you can include these notes in the “Add Notes” field. For updating product inventories, this could be something along the lines of performing a cycle count in a warehouse. You could potentially also add notes about possible mispicks or other losses that might be relevant to this batch for accounting or process improvement.

Other Controls

If you’re ready to make the changes described in this form, you can click on the “Submit Changes”. When this button is clicked, the submission will be made to Bigcommerce, and the UI will begin following the changes as they’re made. After the server registers the submission, the UI will be updated to include a link to see the batch change results:

If you need to completely clear the form, you can click on the “Clear Session” button and the form will be reset.

Barcode Inventory Management for BigCommerce

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Hopefully this article has inspired you to make improvements to your inventory management systems. If you’re interested in reading more, check out our blog here, or try out the apps today. Both the Ecwid by Lightspeed and BigCommerce versions of the app come with a 1 week free trial, so you can test them out, hassle free!

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