(and Placements) when Using RouteMaster in version 6.x
a final collect.
When using RouteMaster, all product movement must go through
handheld in order to properly account for inventory. Before going
to the Move a Machine function you will perform the final collect
on RouteMaster handheld for previous location prior to
moving. Be sure to enter all of the following.
all remaining product
ending inventory to Zero.
will need to be uploaded and processed as normally
(Place) the Machine to the new Location
final collect is posted go to Move A Machine, you are required
to enter the machine code, the old location code and the new location
code. You may make any changes needed to the first two pages of
the machine file. You will need to say NO to all three
of the questions regarding inventory movement and product change
as you are prompted.
Machine to Route Schedule.
This can be done in Move a Machine when prompted or later through
Route File Maintenance. Export and download to handheld.
at new Location.
imperative that the first service is a FILL service. On
the handheld, enter the initial FILL service for the machine.
This will take product from the truck inventory and transfer it
to the machine. It will also insure that the first COLLECT
performed will have an accurate over/short calculation. If the
route driver is not physically performing this fill, it can be
entered as an add-on at the end of his day. Facilitate this action
by having the person who physically fills the machine, complete
a form that details the products and quantity filled. This could
then be left for the route driver to enter on his handheld.
Product to driver.
If the inventory for the initial fill does not come off the route
drivers truck this product will need to be issued to the employee
to properly account for inventory movement. Whether the route
drivers enter their own issues on the handheld or they are entered
on the WarehouseMaster and transferred to the RouteMaster,
or entered manually on the host these transactions need to be
entered prior to entering next employee inventory to be included
in the totals. In other words, the products can be entered as
issues anytime up until posting the next inventory.