Adding Serial Numbers to Products

EJC
Tourist
3 0 10

Hello,

 

I have a brick and mortar store and want to implement a self check out but the products need to be able to have unique serial numbers for every product whether they are the same size/color/type or not.  Is there a third-party app that allows us to input a serial number into every item? 

I would prefer that Shopify engineers implement this asap as an option.  It would greatly benefit Shopify because many industries would use it beyond self-checkout such as warranty issues, returns, RFID solutions, self-checkout, shrink reduction, labor cost reduction, personalized service increase, batch tracking and more.  I think that it can be done quickly through Shopify Products and in order to be on the cutting edge of technology this must be implemented immediately.

 

Thanks,

 

EJ

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JLagasse
New Member
1 0 3

We would also be in need of serial numbers added for warranty and layaway purposes. We retail furniture and appliances. Every appliances has a SKU, Barcode and Serial Number. We could sell the a customer multiple freezers which would have the same SKU and Barcode but each have individual Serial Numbers. This should be a standard feature and would benefit many businesses.

meeeee
Excursionist
16 1 4

I found this thread because we need something also.  Interesting that it's still not integrated or even an option after 2 years of this being worked on.  The barcode reader app itself gets 2 stars and was launched in 2018!

320hss
Excursionist
15 0 7
That is why we left shopify POS
we use the web but the POS is really really lacking many features.
reefloat
Excursionist
13 0 10

2 years down the line and posts are still being made requesting intergrating a serial number, have to admit i too am thinking time to move if something that should be simple for the right person to write into the software cannot be instigated? i am sure many would pay for an app that would do this! c'mon guys we know and you know its possible

BLINDEDM
Tourist
3 0 1

It’s existed for a while.  Just use SendOwl

320hss
Excursionist
15 0 7
I moved our POS over to LightSpeed it was a little bit of a learning curve
but we now have a script that is running every 10 minutes to update from
LightSpeed to Shopify
The guys at Lightspeed recommended if you people but the system that they
had for syncing was too complicated so I had one of our guys create a
script and we just kept it really simple as soon as we sell something on
our POS it would update Shopify

Now he’s creating some thing that will take orders from Shopify and update
LightSpeed

The serial numbers in lightspeed is really easy to us and follow
we scan our own sku’s
The we just look at the serial number that’s on the item and we pull it
from a drop-down list that’s already populated when we did our purchase
order
I hope that helps 🤙🏽

Also Lightspeed just today released an update on label creator so you can
adjust it unlike Shopify pos

Jhenricks518
Shopify Partner
3 0 2
We ended up doing this same thing except we ended up using accumula for the full integration including gift card syncing between lightspeed and shopify. Works great.