Bin Tracking

Track inventory items accurately across multiple bins within Sage 300

inventory bin tracking

  • Warehouse staff know exactly where to store and find any inventory item
  • Streamlined picking and put-away means faster turnaround, reduced handling costs
  • More accurate inventory records mean fewer items lost or misplaced
  • Increased customer satisfaction through faster shipping and fewer rejected orders
  • All bin information is held within Sage 300
  • Bins could include shelves, slots, containers, barrels, pallets, drawers etc.
  • Improve efficiency further still when using hand-held scanning devices, via integration with other 3rd Party modules

Sage 300 Transactions enabled for Bin Tracking

Order Entry

  • Shipment
  • Credit Note
  • Debit Note

Inventory Control

  • Receipt
  • Shipment
  • Shipment Return
  • Transfer
  • Adjustment
  • Stock take
  • Assembly
  • Disassembly
  • Internal Usage

Purchase Order

  • Receipt
  • Return

Return Material Authorisations

  • Order Entry Credit Note
  • Purchase Order Return


  • Track individual inventory items in multiple bins for each Inventory location.
  • Pinpoint where exactly your inventory is at any point in time
Configuration Options (Bin & Item level)

Per Bin

  • Individual items (or all) to be kept in the bin
  • Pick order: to optimize picking route
  • Put-away order: to optimize put-away route
  • Whether or not to allow receipts: to reserve bins for picking only
  • An optional “quick entry” shortcut key: to save typing long bin location codes

Per Item within a Bin:

  • Unit of measure: to reserve bins for bulk stock
  • Re-order quantity: to assist with Bin Replenishment Report
  • Re-order level: to assist with Bin Replenishment Report
  • Maximum quantity
Flexible Bin Allocation Options

Per enabled Sage 300 transaction, set the picking/put-away method (choice of pick/put-away location) to:

  • Auto Pick / Put-away and Post
  • Auto Pick / Put-away
  • Manual

Put Away Bin Allocation can be based on:

  • Last Bin picked from
  • Last Bin Put Away to
  • Bin setup Put Away order

Picking Bin Allocation can be based on:

  • Most recent Put Away
  • Oldest Put Away
  • Bin setup Pick order
Configuration Options (Bin Transfer)

Per Sage 300 transaction, configure the Bin Transfer document to:

  • Automatically pop up for completion with the Sage 300 transaction, or;
  • Be created for subsequent data entry

Configurable status for new Bin Transfer Documents:

  • Not ready
  • Ready for picking /put-away
  • In progress
  • Complete
Define Optional Fields on multiple Record Types

Optional Fields can be defined for any of:

  • Bin records
  • Bin Transfer header records
  • Bin Transfer detail records
Note: If the same Optional Field is defined on both the Bin Transfer and the Source transaction (e.g. OE Shipment, PO Receipt, IC Assembly, IC Adjustment) then the Optional Field value will be set accordingly on the Bin Transfer.
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