POS Barcode Inventory Management for WooCommerce quite beneficial for the admin as it reduces the workload of the admin. The admin can directly scan the product and manage the inventory likewise.
This way the admin will not have to manage the inventory manually which saves time. The merchants or store owners can now manage the stock products in a more convenient way.
Note: POS Barcode Inventory Management for WooCommerce is an add-on to Point of Sale System for WooCommerce Plugin. The user must first install the Point of Sale System for WooCommerce to make use of POS Barcode Inventory Management for WooCommerce.
- Manage the inventory of the products directly.
- Scan product through a barcode scanner.
- Assign master stock for products.
- Assign product stock to the outlet.
- Can work with the POS centralized Inventory as well.
The user will get a zip file that needs to be uploaded in the “Add New” menu option in the WordPress admin panel.
For this login to WordPress Admin Panel and in the Dashboard hover your mouse over the “Plugins” menu option select the “Add New” option.
After this, the user will see an option on the top of the page that is “Upload Plugin”, click the option to upload the zip file.
On clicking the “Upload Plugin” option, the user will see a “Choose File” button. Click on the button to browse for the zip file as per the image below.
After browsing the file, click on the “Install Now” button so as to install the plugin as per the snapshot.
Once the plugin is installed, the user can see a “Plugin installed successfully” message and an option to activate the plugin. The user needs to click on the “Activate Plugin” button to activate the plugin.
The admin can view the outlets in the admin panel. Thus, for this, the admin follows the navigation as Point of Sale>Outlet.
In POS we are having two inventory types,
- “Master Stock Inventory” and
- “Centralized Stock Inventory”.
Thus, the admin can configure the same under “Point of Sale > Settings > Select Inventory Type”.
However,the product can be assigned using a barcode scanner under “Point of Sale > General” by clicking “Assign Stock to Product”.
Master Stock Inventory :
By clicking “Assign Stock to Product” a popup will open to search a product. Thus, the Admin can search for a product using product SKU or using the barcode scanner.
However, in POS if the admin has configured “Master Stock Inventory” in the POS configuration then the popup will be displayed as below.
A user can assign a master stock quantity in the “Product Master Stock” option and also assign the quantity in the “Product POS Stock”.
Thus, once details are successfully saved, the inventory will be updated for the respective product.
Centralized Stock Inventory :
However, if the admin has configured the “Centralized Stock Inventory” in the POS configuration then the popup will be displayed as below.
Hence, the inventory for the respective product will be updated accordingly.
However, in the case of variable products the quantity the admin needs to specify the Inventory stock for its variations.
Master Stock Inventory
In a similar pattern to the simple product, the variable product needs to be configured. Thus, the store owner clicks on Assign Stock to Product.
However, in the case of the “Master Stock Inventory” in the POS configuration then the admin will enter details in below popup.
Again here the admin can assign a master stock quantity in the “Product Master Stock” option. Additionally, admin can define the quantity in the “Product POS Stock”.
Henceforth the admin can view the update in stock in the Manage Product Section. Wherein, the POS owner can search for the main Variation product and click on Set Variation Stock.
This opens up a pop up where the Assigned POS Quantity, Master stock and Available stock is visible.
So that’s all for the POS Barcode Inventory Management for Woocommerce. Still, have any issue feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the module better webkul.uvdesk.com
Current Product Version - 1.0.0
Supported Framework Version - WooCommerce 3.0.x, 3.1.x, 3.2.x, 3.3.x, 3.4.x