A serial number is a unique identifier assigned to a product or device. It is used to distinguish and track individual items within a larger set or inventory. Serial numbers are typically alphanumeric codes that are assigned by the manufacturer and they are usually found on various items such as electronics (e.g., smartphones, computers), appliances, and more. Serial Number validation in Skublox helps you improve efficiency and mitigate mistakes or human errors in your sorting operations. Learn more about serial numbers and their initial configuration here.
Enable Serial Number Validation
To have the system require Serial numbers when sorting:
- Navigate to the Skublox Hub portal at https://xx.hub.skublox.com (replace “xx” with your team name) or open the Skublox Hub app.
- Enter your login credentials.
- Select Preferences.
- Enable Require serial number when sorting. The sub-setting Using relaxed serial numbers in Sellercloud is used to configure the serial number validation mode.
- Relaxed; or
Learn more about each mode below.
Refer to the table below for a detailed definition of each setting.
|Enable Serial Number Validation
|Client setting. Controls the validation process within the Skustack Admin. It checks whether the serial numbers of the units match the ones assigned to them when they were received through a Purchase Order. The serial number validation mode* is determined based on the value of this setting. Learn more about serial number validation and relevant client settings here.
|Require serial number when sorting
|Skublox Preferences setting. Enabling this setting will force serial scans to sort units. Disable this setting to allow sorting without serial scan.
|*Using relaxed serial numbers in Sellercloud
|Skublox Preferences setting. There are two modes for working with serial numbers: Strict and Relaxed. A serial number validation between PO and order serials will be used when Strict mode is enabled. On the other hand, Relaxed mode allows serial input for orders during sorting operations without requiring previous records of these serials.