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General Inventory Topics

  • Replenishment Mobile
    Replenishment mobile allows users to move inventory from non-pickable bins to pickable bins. Upon navigating to the replenishment report on mobile, you will see a list of the items needing to be replenished: Here is how it works:  You can filter t... read more
  • Edit Vendors in Bulk
    Vendor Bulk Edit allows you to update many vendors at once by uploading a spreadsheet. This feature is used to edit existing vendor information and not to create new ones. Note: To create a vendor, see our help article How to Add a Vendor in Shopif... read more
  • Glossary of Inventory Terms
    Reference this article for definitions of common inventory terms. General Inventory Terms Allocated - Count of how many units you have in stock and owe to customers for open orders. Available - The number of available stock for any given SKU that i... read more
  • How can I see the reason that inventory moved?
    When operating a warehouse, you will likely end up moving around plenty of stock and inventory. While a good portion of this will be shipped and removed from the warehouse entirely, a good amount will also be moved around within the warehouse. The ... read more
  • How to Assign Products to Vendors
    Assigning products to vendors allows you to quickly generate Purchase Orders for product replenishment. Note: If you're having an issue adding products to a purchase order, it may be because the product is not assigned to a vendor. Note2: For 3PLs... read more
  • How to Create a Purchase Order Using Reorder Level and Reorder Amount
    ShipHero makes it easier to order inventory ahead so that a product does not run out. By specifying a product's Reorder Level, you can receive automatic notifications when a product goes below a certain amount of units. By setting a Reorder Amount,... read more
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Kits & Components

  • Work Orders
    What is a work order? A work order is usually a task or a job for a customer that can be scheduled or assigned to someone. Such an order may be from a customer request or created internally within the organization.   ShipHero Work Orders For this v... read more
  • Creating and Managing Kits & Components
    Kits allow you to bundle a group of products so that you can sell them as a set. For example, say that you want to sell a gift box containing milk chocolate bars and dark chocolate bars. By creating a "Chocolate Gift Box" kit, you can specify all o... read more
  • How Kit Availability is Calculated
    When you want to sell a set of products, such as a box of candy, or a set of socks, you need a method to manage the set. Kits give you the option of creating sets of products that can then be sold and fulfilled. This article goes into the deeper te... read more
  • How to Create or Edit Kits in Bulk
    ShipHero allows you to create or edit Kits in bulk once a Parent Kit SKU and the applicable Component Kit SKU(s) have been created. If you are a 3PL, the following should be performed in the client account. Creating Kits in Bulk Go to app.shiphero... read more


  • Hospital Location feature - Mobile App
    This feature will allow pickers sent to a location with an issue to mark the location as Hospital. Marking the location as a hospital will make the location non-pickable, which will prevent pickers from being directed to locations.  IMPORTANT: Plea... read more
  • How to Change Lot Location
    When moving product locations in the Mobile App, the SKU must have the same lot code for the same location. Changing Lot for a Specific Product Go to Look up the SKU. Click on the Edit Lot butt... read more
  • How to Use Non-Sellable Bins
    There may be times when you need to separate damaged stock into a Non-Sellable Bin. What Does Non-Sellable Mean? When a location or bin is set as non-sellable, inventory in this location will not be taken into account as part of the on-hand. The pr... read more
  • Replenishment - Mobile
    Replenishment is the movement of inventory from reserve storage locations (overstock bins and non-pickable bins) to picking storage locations. Replenishment is meant to maintain adequate inventory levels to meet customer demand. NOTE: If you would ... read more
  • ShipHero Putaway
    ShipHero's Putaway feature saves you time and energy. You no longer need to keep a manual list of open locations in the warehouse or remember where you put the remainder of an item. ShipHero removes the guesswork by giving you the ability to quickl... read more
  • What does "Error moving x units from location x. The maximum allowed to move is x due to batches currently in progress." mean?
    This applies to dynamic slotting accounts only. When transferring inventory between locations using the mobile app, you may receive the following error: "Error moving x units from location x. The maximum allowed to move is x due to batches currentl... read more
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  • How to Choose Cycle Count Type for Dynamic Slotting
    ShipHero's dynamic slotting cycle count feature allows you to create custom cycles based on your business needs. Cycles are lists of SKUs or locations that you would like counted. ShipHero provides 3 cycle count options for dynamic slotting: Count... read more
  • How to Count Your Entire Inventory
    You can use ShipHero to manage your store inventory. Enabling the Have ShipHero Manage My Inventory option will allow ShipHero to update the inventory in your connected store using the available inventory set in ShipHero. You will then be able to c... read more
  • How to Create and Manage Dynamic Slotting Cycle Counts
    This guide will teach you the basics of creating and managing dynamic slotting cycle counts in the ShipHero web app. If you are unsure whether you need dynamic slotting, we recommend you read about the differences between static and dynamic slottin... read more
  • How to Cycle Count Using the ShipHero Mobile App
    This article will walk you through the basics of cycle counting using the ShipHero Mobile App. The Mobile App assists users with the following: Guiding the physical act of counting. Viewing Cycle Counts (batches). Starting any cycle count not acti... read more
  • How to Exclude Products from Cycle Counting
    At certain times, you may no longer sell specific SKUs or not want them to be visible in the default inventory listing view. Update Product to Inactive Active inventory is listed by default. You can change this by using the Active Products filter a... read more
  • How to Manage Inventory Counts
    There are multiple methods for managing your inventory counts, depending on your situation and preference. Inventory Updates with Static Slotting OPTION 1: Cycle Counting This is designed specifically for a warehouse that has started with a mostly ... read more
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