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Managing Inventory at the Market
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The following information is intended for use by drivers and inventory merchandisers. This document discusses the best practices and procedures used to manage and schedule inventory and fresh foods at market locations. Typically, drivers and inventory merchandisers will use a tablet, and our site is intended for that type of device.

Performing physical inventory on site using the Tablet

1. On the Tablet desktop, tap the Avanti Inventory application tile, and then sign in to https://inv.mykioskworld.com using your user name and password. 

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2. In the Choose your Market Location list, tap the location name you are currently inventorying.blobid1.png

3. On the menu, tap Physical Inventory.

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4. Begin scanning barcodes on your items. 

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  • OPTIONAL: In case of a damaged barcode, tap Search, enter the product code manually OR tap Search by Name to enter a product name. As you type, matching product items will appear. Select the correct item from the

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  • Tip: If the Qty on hand for the scanned product matches AMS, do NOT tap Submit. When scanning the next item, you see a confirmation of the previous product being inventoried with no changes submitted. This is due to AMS tracking the product correctly and requiring no changes to the database. However, if the Qty on hand is different, then you must correct the Qty on hand using the soft number pad, and then tap Submit.

5. To inventory no scan items, tap Home, tap NoScan products, and a list of ALL no scan products extended to the market appear with their associated QOH (Quantity on hand)

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6. Once you complete the entire market inventory, tap Home, tap Not Inventoried Today, and then do the following: 

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a.    A list of items extended to the market that were

scanned/flagged as not being inventoried and that have a positive/negative inventory associated with them will appear. Adjust the quantity on hand (QOH) values for these items to zero since you have identified these products as Not Inventoried Today. Items with phantom physical positive/negative QOH are typically a result of

miss-picks, miss restocks, or potential theft.

 

Performing manual restock on site using a tablet

Repeat steps 1 & 2 from above.

3. Tap Quick Restock, and then scan the barcodes for products being


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  • OPTIONAL: In case of a damaged barcode, tap Search, enter the product code manually OR tap Search by Name to enter a product name. As you type, matching product items will appear. Select the correct item from the

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4. In the Restock qty text box, enter the number of units being restocked/added (NOT the number of units remaining), tap Submit, and then REPEAT for all items you are

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Performing inventory for spoiled items on site using a Tablet

Repeat steps 1 & 2 from above.

3. To begin processing spoiled items, tap Quick Stale on the menu, and then scan the barcode on all stale product

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OPTIONAL:
In case of a damaged barcode, tap Search, enter the product code manually OR tap Search by Name to enter a product name. As you type, matching product items will appear. Select the correct item from the 

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4. In the Stale Qty text box, enter number of units spoiled (NOT the number of units remaining), tap Submit, and then REPEAT for all stale 

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Adjusting inventory on site using the Tablet
 

Use this function to adjust the quantity on hand of items in the market and to specify a reason for the adjustment. Specifying the reason enables you to qualify the adjustment in reports and to help identify potential problems in the market.

1. On the Tablet desktop, tap the Avanti Inventory application tile, and then sign in using your user name and

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2. In the Choose your Market Location list, tap the location name you are currently

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3. To begin adjusting product items, tap Inventory Adjust on the menu, and then scan the barcode on a product item you want to 

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OPTIONAL:
In case of a damaged barcode, tap Search, enter the product code manually OR tap 

Search by Name to enter a product name. As you type, matching product items will appear. Select the correct item from the list.

4. To define the adjustment, do the following

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In the Num Items text box, enter the quantity of product items you want to

1. Next to Inv., tap one of the following adjustment types:

  • Restock—Select when replenishing/adding items to the
  • Stale—Select when removing expired, short dated, or damaged items from
  • Reduction—Select when removing products with a short shelf life that are underperforming to move them to a high-volume market, which could increase the chances of their being sold before they go

2. Next to Reason, tap one of the following reasons for this adjustment:

  • Over/Short—Select when correcting the inventory for the product that was off for no reason and to adjust the quantity, making it reflect what is on
  • Error-Add/Error-Sub—Select when correcting accidental miss-picks or miss-pushes by the warehouse or

3. Click Submit, and then REPEAT these steps for ALL products you want to

4.  IMPORTANT: Reversing adjustments involves making the corresponding, opposite adjustment. This does not affect reporting, if you reverse the adjustment the same day. Selecting the following will cancel each other out:

  • Over/Short
  • Error Add/Error Subtract