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).

There 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, such as 3PL or FBA warehouses.

Main Menu -> Settings -> Facilities (Locations)

This page displays all your facilities.

Creating a Facility

You can create either a binned or a non-binned facility, depending on your need.

  • Go to 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 an easily identifiable manner.

  • Fill in the details of the 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 is created in your Business Unit.

Layout

A Facility of type Warehouse needs to have a layout set up 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: This Lets you add a new floor in the facility. The floor code must be entered.
    - Add New Aisle: Aisles belong to a floor and signify the rows on 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: This 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.

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