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  • 30 Jan 2020

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Warehouse hacks

Keep your expensive kit organized by using some of the handy tips & tricks within Current RMS.

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T hese shortcuts will help to speed up your warehouse processes, so you can get your rental kit out of the door and with the customer stat, plus checked in speedily ready for another job.

Inventory Check

This new feature allows you to create an audit of all your gear to see what you hold, any lost items, and any discrepancies, ensuring your product availability is always accurate.

Permanent Containers

Permanent Containers are a way of linking stock levels together in containers that are booked out and checked-in as a unit, such as bars of PAR lamps, radio mic packages, or items screwed onto racks.

Temporary Containers

Temporary Containers are a great way to rent assets out that are temporarily housed together as a unit. The container will be broken apart as soon as it’s been booked out onto a job, great for items such as lights or speakers in a flight case.

Free Scan

Use Free Scan to add last-minute items to a job that aren’t already on the order while you’re packing and prepping. Toggle the ‘Free Scan’ slider to ON and scan the asset to allocate and add serialized, bulk, or non-stock items using Free Scan. Availability checks are carried out as normal, informing you of any shortages.

Simultaneous Scan in Current RMS

Simultaneous Scan

Toggle the “see other users scan operations” button in the opportunity detail view to see other user’s scans on the same job. This makes it easier to collaborate with your colleagues in the cloud by viewing what other people are scanning onto jobs at the same time. Other user’s scans are highlighted in a different colour so you can clearly differentiate between the different assets appearing on the job. This feature is perfect for big jobs where a large quantity of assets are being added, or for larger teams where multiple people are working on the same jobs simultaneously.

Locking Groups

Locking groups in the detail view comes in handy when lots of you are scanning kit in and out of the warehouse and you want to ensure you’re all working on seperate areas. Just click the padlock icon 🔒 on the group you want to lock yourself into and you’ll only be scanning items on this list.

Global Check-in

After a busy week, you may find yourself in a warehouse full of gear from different jobs, that all needs checking back in. Use Global Check-in to do this all from one screen, Current recognises which job your items have come from and checks them back in. Global Check-in also supports barcoding, so if your assets have barcode labels, scanning them is even easier.


Current RMS fully supports barcode scanning. With serialized stock, the asset number forms the barcode number. If you want to allocate a particular asset, just scan it in the detail view. For bulk and non-stock, set a barcode number against the product that will apply to all the stock levels for the product. For example, you need 3 cables on a job, stick the barcode label to the bin of cables, and scan the label 3 times as you take out 3. Simple!

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