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Facilities in Primaseller

Facilities are the physical locations that hold the inventory. Facilities are used as an inventory source for channels. A facility can be standard (without bin locations) or of the type warehouse (with internal bin locations).

Additionally, you have two types of facilities in Primaseller

Internal Facilities: These are the facilities owned by you, your warehouses or brick and mortar stores.

External Facilities: These are the facilities not owned by you but, places where you hold your stock at, 3PL or FBA warehouses.

Main Menu >> Settings >> Faclities (Locations).

This page displays all your facilities.

Creating a Facility

You can create two types of facilities in Primaseller, a binned facility or a non-binned facility.

  • Main Menu >> Settings >> Facilities (Locations) >> Add New Facility
  • Fill out the facility details and click on Save. Please make sure you name your facility in a way that is easily identifiable throughout the application
  • You will see the following additional configurations:
    • Timezone: You can select the timezone of the facility (Location).
    • Tax Number: You can enter the tax number of this facility.
    • Track bin locations: If enabled the facility will be a binned facility.
    • Enforce Picklist: If enabled, a picklist must be created for fulfillments to be marked as picked
    • Billing Address: Enter the billing address.
    • Shipping Address: Enter the shipping address. It can be the same as the billing address.
    • Contact details: You can enter the details of the person in charge of the facility.
  • A facility will be then be created in your Business Unit.

Layout

A Facility of type Warehouse needs to have a layout setup before you can add inventory.

  • Layout for a Warehouse (Facility with bin locations):
  • You can enter the layout of your warehouse/facility. The number of Floors, Aisles, Racks, Bins, and Totes can be added to Primaseller and each of them can be coded accordingly.
    • Add New Floor: Lets you add a new floor in the facility. Floor code must be entered.
    • Add New Aisle: Aisles belong to a floor and signify the rows in your floor. Aisles are made out of multiple racks.
    • Add New Rack: Racks are columns containing Bins.
    • Add New Bin: A new bin can be added to a rack. To create a new bin, the corresponding Floor, Aisle and Rack code must be given along with the new bin code. Bins are the units that hold SKUs.
  • Actions
    • Print Bin Labels: Lets you print all the bin labels.
    • Add New Tote: Configure totes if you want to use picklists. A tote is a container that, along with multiple containers kept on a trolley, holds items in a picklist that have been picked.

Totes

Configure totes if you want to use picklists. A tote is a container that, along with multiple containers kept on a trolley, holds items in a picklist that have been picked.

Updated on July 31, 2020

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