Ready function is used to assign location to invoices and make the order Ready, Assign Productivity/Productions to order, Create Delivery Manifest, assign pre-printed garment tracking tags to orders, or assign your own tag numbers.
To get started, select Ready function from the main menu, and enter your security pin#.
Please note you may use a regular scanner, wireless scanner. ‘Read From File’ option is used to read the barcode from PDA if your system is equipped with PDA to collect data. PDA data collector is discontinued and is not supported anymore.
For additional information on supported scanners, Please visit CSI website.
Location process is used to assign conveyor location to orders, change invoice status to ready and send email or Text Message notification to customers.
For additional information on how to setup your email, text message notification, please click here.
To start the process, simply scan the invoice# barcode, then scan your conveyor#. The image of the scanned invoice will appear on the left-hand side of the screen.
If customer already has orders on conveyor, previous orders and locations are shown on the screen. In order to expedite the retrieval of orders during check out process, we recommend to allocate a location close to the previous locations.
If the conveyor id# is valid, the conveyor name will display on the productivity sub-screen. If there is an error indicator, simply re-scan the invoice#.
Location# is not mandatory. To disable location# go to Management -> System Options, Invoice Folder and enable ‘Location not required’ Option.
If your system is not equipped with scanner, you may select No Scanner option or enable ‘No Scanner’ option in System option -> Invoice Tab.
To complete the process, Press Finish button. A dialog box prompts you to print Location list. Press yes to print the report and retain it for audit purpose.
To get a report of orders that are not Ready yet, go to Reports -> Stock Report -> Ready Report. Or select Not Ready on the top banner.
Print conveyor labels
To print your conveyor location labels, purchase Avery 5167 labels that peels off easily with good sticking quality.
To print conveyor labels, go to Reports -> label ->Conveyor Barcode. Enter starting and ending number (for example 100 to 1000). Set interval to 10 to create one label per 10 slots. The default length of the barcode is 4. Select create, then print.
Productivity process is used to track productivity of your employees. This function is very useful in Clothing Alteration operation.
Simply scan the invoice# barcode, then scan the associate id barcode. The image of the scanned invoice will appear on the left-hand side of the screen if the invoice# is valid.
To complete the process, Press Finish button. A dialog box prompts you to print Productivity list. Press yes to print the report and retain it for audit purpose.
To get Productivity report, go to Reports -> Trans report -> Productivity Report. To view the productivity for selected invoice go to Invoice Utility -> Trans List.
Invoice status is used to track the status of each order. Status could be IN, Ready, or OUT.
When Items are checked in, invoice status is set to ‘IN’, when invoices are processed through Ready function, status is set to ‘Ready’, and finally when invoices are checked out, invoice status is set to ‘Out’.
You may skip the ‘Ready’ function and simply check-in or checkout invoices without going through the Ready process.
Or you may wish to add your own process to have more control on the status of invoices. For example, you may wish to add a process when invoices are sent to Pressing Department, Alteration, Leather Cleaning, etc.
Production process is designed to track the status of order and can be customized by the user.
Follow steps below to make your own production Process.
Go to Management -> Management -> Production
Select Add, enter production# and Description (for example, set 1 for Alteration Department, 2 for Receiving from Alteration Dept, 3 for Pressing, and 4 Leather Cleaning.
You may assign only one of the production step to act as Ready function, that’s set Invoice status to ‘Ready’, when this production is done.
Go to Reports -> labels -> Production label, and print the production barcode.
To get started, go to Ready, select Production, scan the production barcode, and then all invoices that are going to that production.
To get a list of production status go to Reports -> Misc -> Production report. To view the production process for any invoice, go to invoice utility, select Trans List.
Use Manifest to create Delivery Manifest Report. To create manifest report, please refer to the Delivery section of the manual.
Garment Tracking Tag
Use Tag option to Assign pre-printed barcoded garment tracking tag to orders, for additional information please refer to Garment Tracking Section of the manual.
Free Format Tag
Use Free Format Tag option to assign your own tag number or Lot tag number to orders. Just scan the invoice#, then enter your own Tag number. If you are using lot tag, check mark Lot Tag option. You may use invoice utility to lookup the order using your tag number.
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