What is cycle count and why is it important?
Cycle count is the process of tallying the physical inventory and the software inventory. Cycle Counts can quickly determine where the inventory management issues occur, the causes of these problems and allow a suitable corrective action to be implemented.
How to start the cycle count process:
In this article, we will discuss on how to use android feature to complete cycle count process.
Cycle count through android:
Android can only be used after the cycle count status is 'Assigned'. Follow the above mentioned article till step 4 and then use android to start cycle count.
STEP 1: Click on cycle count-
STEP 2: Select a method
There are two methods-
Continuous scan mode where you have to scan each item
Quantity enter mode where you can scan one SKU and enter the corresponding quantity
STEP 3: After you select any option, you will get 2 consents:
1. Cycle count can only be performed by one user at a time
2. If the app is closed during cycle count process and not resumed within 5 minutes, then all the progress is lost and user will have to start cycle count again.
STEP 4: After that, either scan the shelf or enter shelf name manually and click on validate
STEP 5: Now start scanning items in the shelf
STEP 6: After the scanning is completed for all the items on that shelf, click on 'Nothing more to count'.
Once you click on confirm, the cycle count will be finished and the status will become completed.
Now return to the web application and there you can approve or reject the performed cycle count.