2 What is RF?The RF (Radio Frequency) system is a wireless network that links handheld scanners (“guns”) with the AS/400 and RLMEach Warehouse is equipped with RF transmitters and guns that allow users to scan various types of UPCs for receiving, picking, packing, transferring and cycle counting units and cartons.
3 What is Cycle Count?Cycle Count is a function performed to insure that the Perpetual (book) inventory and the Stock Locator inventory matches the actual number of units on handCycle Count is done:At end of year for Physical Inventory and audit purposesWhen a major discrepancy is noticed in a locationWhen inventory is movedPeriodically as a check on locations
5 Using This Manual Keypresses will be defined here Results will be shown here and on next slide
6 Using Function KeysAll “F” function keys are accessed by first pressing the orange buttonPress F10 to show/hide function options on the screenFunction key labels are above the button itselfF2=OptionsF3=BypassF18=Sign off
7 RF Handheld Menu Type the number for the CC option then press “Field Exit”Type the number for the CC option then press“Field Exit”
8 Cycle Count Menu Type the letter for the “Location” option then press “Field Exit”Type the letter for the “Location” option then press“Field Exit”
9 Open Counts ListingIf any cycle counts previously started have not been completed they will appear in a list hereTo enter one of these counts, type the number of the item on the list and press Field Exit. Skip to Scan LocationF3=BypassF12=NEW CYCLEF18=SIGN Off
10 To start a new cycle count, press F12 Open Counts ListingTo start a new cycle count, press F12F3=BypassF12=NEW CYCLEF18=SIGN Off
11 Scan LocationPress the large button to scan the UPC on the Location LabelThe last location scanned appears here for reference
12 Cycle Count Already Created If you see this message the location has already been cycle countedPress Enter to go back and scan a new location
28 What Happens NextThe number of units that were cycle counted replace the quantity in the Stock Locator location (PSL020)The Perpetual Inventory file is updated with the cycle counted quantity (PAL057)Adjustment records are created for the +/- differences (PRV057)Continue scanning other locations until finished with assigned task.