Mobile solution for inventory management developed the Barcodat GmbH, bar code specialist from Dornstetten, has a solution for the mobile collection of the goods receipt, goods issue, inventory or rental items with automatic data transfer developed. So far, the camp on pieces of paper and list in paper format was organized. This resulted in many errors due to human properties such as oblivion, accidentally, numbers Dreher and bad writing. Now, an automated solution with MDE devices and bar code is used. The data are transferred to the existing ERP system Sage HWP professional. HT660 rugged portable data terminal is used with WinCE operating system and Wi-Fi connection. It is characterised by ergonomic handling and easy programming.
All products carry a manufacturer’s article or an EAN number. The numbers are applied as a linear code. The personnel number is first entered into the goods receipt. This is followed by the entering of the delivery note number. The article is then scanned. On the PDC, a text appears to the comparison. If the article is not found, a corresponding message appears.
Now the quantity entered and completed the input of the article. Further, it can be done with the next article number until the delivery note has been drawn up. The file is stored via Wi-Fi and FTP protocol in a special directory and can be imported into the Sage HWP and made a reservation of the goods. With the departure of the goods, customer number and part numbers are scanned. After completion of the entry, a file is created, which in turn is placed. The actual booking system is made on the PC. For-hire a personal or customer number is entered. The operator decides whether an access or departure. The product code is stored with a date stamp, placed in a special directory and can easily be imported into Sage HWP. During the inventory, only the product codes are scanned and entered the amount manually. Through the use of the program, the operations in the camp were fully automated and transparent. The error rate has been greatly reduced. The use of this solution is a further step towards continuous quality in storage and production.