Overview
P4 Warehouse Overview

User types

In P4 Warehouse there are two completely unique styles of users.
  1. 1.
    Web Dispatcher, the web dispatcher uses a computer and a modern web browser to manage the flow in and out of the warehouse. The web dispatcher also controls the workflow of the PDT users. Think of the web dispatches as the control tower at an airport.
  2. 2.
    PDT user, the PDT user is the people out in the warehouse executing the instructions set to them from the Web Dispatcher. These are the people physically receiving Purchase Order and RMA's, picking and shipping outbound orders, Cycle Counting inventory. These users work from a mobile device typically with a barcode scanner.
You will need a good amount warehouse / WMS experience to use this document, contact your P4 Warehouse sales partner if you run into subjects, you do not fully understand.

Android

Android Nuget and above will function with the P4 Warehouse System, P4W Handheld can be downloaded to an Android device from https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pro4soft.p4w&hl=en_US&gl=US
It is recommended the Android device has a built-in barcode scanner, hardware from Zebra Technologies works best as the P4 Warehouse WMS is validated by Zebra to function correctly on their Android Mobile Computers.

Definitions

There are specific words related to the logistics industry that are sometimes not clearly understood, below are some of the definitions of words you will find in this documentation:
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