1. Scanco Multi-Bin WMS for Purchase Order
2. Purchase Order Receiving 
3. Directed Put-Away Options 
4. Purchase Order Directed Put Away Report 
5. Purchase Order Receipt of Goods 




Just as sales must be distributed from Bins, receipts must be distributed to bins at some point as well. Once again, users have the ability to choose how much automation the system can provide.

Multi-Bin WMS provides manual selection where to store goods and automatic methods.

Purchase Order Printing can print Directed Put Away report by purchase order - which uses the Directed Put Away rules set in options to make stocking suggestions for incoming items.

 The Inventory—PutAway Report advises where to store goods from receiving staging locations. Goods on Hold will be skipped.

 In addition, Multi-Bin WMS provides automation for receiving items to specific bins in Receipt of Goods Entry if desired. Whether using the automated bin assignments (Item Bins, Warehouse Staging Locations etc) or manual selections from the Directed Put Away report, items must be distributed to bins in Receipt of Goods.





Scanco Multi-bin WMS Directed PutAway options direct the system where goods are stored. The system calculates destination information from the capacity of the locations and the desired settings. Print the Multi-Bin PutAway Report to print put-aways from staging locations or after goods are produced. Put Away report can be generated based on purchase orders by using the Put Away template in purchase order printing.

Choose to store goods nearby or in the same location as the same item. Also, it can give favor to store goods or product lines in certain warehouse zones (called regions) or aisles. Perhaps you want to store goods in overflow locations first or to the pick area. Goods can go directly to primary pick locations too and if you have a number of them it will put them to the lowest primary code first. There are also overriding factors such as when there is no existing inventory and the system can direct goods to Primary Bin locations or to the Shipping dock if there are backorders.

The sequential put away will put goods in the next highest numbered location so that the lowered locations have the next older goods. It will start from the beginning – lowest number location - when goods are stored in the highest number location next to the last put away.



Put Goods in the - Can choose to first put goods in the Pick Area or Overflow Area. Pick area is the normal choice unless Overflow locations are chosen.

Next Put Goods in - Select to store at or near the Greatest QOH or Least QOH. Still evaluating Regions and Aisles that may be set up in options, storing goods where the Greatest QOH could be best if you are not storing goods where the same inventory item exists. The Least QOH can be best when storing in the same location.

Sort by Bin Location and Sort code is provided in Product Line and Inventory maintenance.

Disallow Put to location where the same item exists - skips puts where the same item exists. Except for Primary Pick Locations designated in inventory maintenance. Skipping the primary location is normal.

Disallow mix of lots in locations - skips puts to locations with the same item and different lot numbers.

Prefer to put where the same inventory exists - will allow put of the same item in a location if running out of available locations to store goods.

Put to the next highest location in selected region(s) - discussed on the next page and example.

Put in Primary Pick location if not stock - if there is no inventory and availability in the Primary Pick locations. If multiple primary pick locations are setup then goods are assigned to the lowest priority location first (i.e., 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st).

Put in Shipping and advice to ship backorders - if there is no stock and has backorders the system will skip other advice to advise to transfer goods to the Shipping Staging location. It advises up to the quantity on backorder and the Shipping Staging location must be set up in Warehouse Code Maintenance.

Print Inventory on Put Report - This option will print existing inventory on the report (used for the “Where Same Item” option above. If this option is disabled, the “Where Same Item” option will be skipped.

Jump to Overflow area automatically using Criteria - Using the Overflow criteria set in Inventory maintenance, the system can assess the number of an item being received and can make suggested for stocking overflow if desired.


Purchase Order Put Away Options and Put Away Report


Directed Put Away information can be printed by purchase order and by receiving staging locations. Printing the put away report by purchase order provides advice before updating purchase orders.

Purchase Order Form Put Away Report

  • Multi-bin WMS options provide the option to print inventory information in addition to the directed put away

  • To create a purchase order form to print the P/O put away, create a new form code and select the putaway template.

  • Prior to P/O receipt of goods update, can select a group of purchase orders to accumulate suggestions based on the unposted information for more accurate putaway

Directed Put Away Report by Staging locations

Directed Put Away advice can be provided from postings to receiving staging locations and locations designated as Receiving Region.

Can designate a quality control bin location where the location automatically Holds inventory until inspected and Released. The quality control can be designated in warehouse code maintenance as the receiving location and automatically assigned during receipt of goods. The location can be associated to a Receiving Region. Held goods will be automatically skipped from Put Away advice.



Receipt of Goods is where users must make the final bin selections for incoming items. This can either be done manually (with the suggestions of the Directed Put Away Report) or with the auto-assign selections available for setup in Options.

If Auto Assign Options are in use, the system will automatically make the appropriate Bin Location distributions. If the prompt option is selected, a prompt will appear when receiving options (shown below.) If no prompt and no assignment options are selected, the user will need to manually distribute all items being received.

(*E) Feature for Add-on for Expiration Date and Vendor Lot Traceability

(*P) Feature for Add-on for License Plating - Case Packs, Pallets, and Containers

(*W) Feature for Add-on for Wave Batch Picking