Most suppliers have several different warehouses that they use to store their products. Dsco allows suppliers to add warehouse information to products and provide an address for each warehouse. Although warehouse information is not required by the Dsco platform, some of your retailers may request that you include warehouse information when you upload your items to Dsco.
Supplier can add warehouse information do Dsco using several different methods. Each method is highlighted below:
Suppliers can add warehouse information directly through the Dsco portal. Go here for more information on adding your inventory to Dsco through the portal.
Using the Dsco EDI specification, suppliers can also add warehouse information by uploading an 846 file to Dsco. Go here for more information on the Dsco EDI specification.
Using an inventory, product, or catalog upload file, suppliers can define different warehouse codes and quantities for each item. Go here to download Dsco templates for each file type.
Managing Warehouse Addresses
The address for each warehouse can either be defined at the same time inventory is created or after warehouses have already been assigned to products. Follow the steps below to add warehouses addresses to you Dsco account:
Instead of reading this documentation article, if you'd prefer to see a walkthrough directly in the Dsco portal on how to add warehouse information then click this link: Adding Warehouses
Step 1: Hover over your account name in the top right corner and select SETTINGS.
Step 2: Select the WAREHOUSE MANAGER link on the next page.
Step 3: If you included warehouse information when you created or updated your inventory then you will see the warehouses automatically listed on the next page. You can edit any existing warehouse using the gear icon, or add a new warehouse by selecting the Add Warehouse button.
Step 4: Fill in the required information to add the address for the warehouse. When you're finished, select the Save button.
Looking to the future, Dsco will soon be able to use these warehouse addresses to automatically choose the best shipping carrier and method anytime an order is received. Of course, retailers will still request specific methods and you can still ship the package as you see fit, but Dsco will provide recommended options based on the customer's location and requested delivery date.