Revolutionizing Inventory Management: Vtiger Barcode Scanner


Boru’s latest innovation, integrating a barcode scanner UI with Vtiger Open Source, marks a significant leap in inventory management efficiency. This tool, as presented by Gil Rivera, brings a transformative approach to managing purchase orders, sales orders, and point-of-sale transactions.

Streamlined Purchase Order Processing

The barcode scanner UI greatly simplifies the process of receiving orders in the warehouse. Users can easily scan products, either as a palette (bulk orders with the same barcode) or individually (unique barcodes for each item), directly updating the received quantity in the Vtiger system. This feature not only enhances accuracy in tracking assets but also updates stock levels and asset records in real-time, ensuring precise inventory management.

Accurate Sales Order Fulfillment

When fulfilling sales orders, the barcode scanner plays a crucial role in eliminating human error. Each product in Vtiger is linked to a unique barcode, allowing the system to verify the correct item is being scanned. This ensures that the order quantity matches the pick quantity accurately. Once the process is complete, the Vtiger system updates the product’s status to ‘picked’ and adjusts the inventory levels accordingly.

Efficient Point-of-Sale Transactions

The point-of-sale functionality of this tool caters to scenarios where a sales order needs to be created spontaneously. Users can effortlessly scan products, and the system validates the barcodes while tracking the quantity of each item. Upon completion, a new sales order is generated in Vtiger, with all the necessary details, including the updated stock levels.

Advantages of Vtiger Barcode Scanner Integration

  • Efficient Asset Tracking: The integration allows for real-time tracking of assets as they move through various stages of the supply chain, improving accuracy in inventory management.
  • Error Reduction: By automating the scanning and verification process, the system significantly reduces the likelihood of human error, ensuring that the correct products are accounted for every time.
  • Real-time Inventory Updates: As products are scanned and processed, the Vtiger system immediately reflects these changes, providing up-to-date information on stock levels and asset status.
  • Flexibility in Order Processing: The tool’s adaptability to handle different types of orders – from bulk purchase orders to individual sales transactions – demonstrates its versatility in various operational scenarios.
  • On-the-fly Sales Order Creation: The point-of-sale functionality empowers users to create sales orders instantly, enhancing efficiency in customer service and order management.

Conclusion: A Step Towards Smarter Inventory Control

The Vtiger Barcode Scanner integration by Boru signifies a forward leap in inventory management technology. By streamlining the processing of purchase and sales orders and enabling efficient point-of-sale transactions, this tool not only simplifies inventory control but also ensures accuracy and efficiency in operations. With this innovative solution, organizations can expect a significant improvement in their inventory management processes, aligning with the ever-evolving demands of the modern business landscape.

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