You can use UpKeep to maintain your entire inventory so you know exactly where things are. You can also use our barcode scanner for simple and easy access from a mobile device. You can set a minimum quantity for your parts. So when the quantity of a part dips below that minimum, you’ll be able to tell those parts are running low!
TIP: For large lists of parts, you have the ability to import them all at once! Click here to learn how to import your parts into UpKeep!
How to Add a Part
Navigate to the Parts/Inventory section
Add a new part to your inventory by pressing the Create Part button
Include the part name, quantity, and other details such as the location or bin number. You can even add photos for those items that look very similar, so you can tell them apart!
Click Create Part
TIP: Be sure to add a minimum quantity if you want to know when your inventory has dipped below the minimum.
Here is a quick demonstration on web on navigating through our NEW parts interface!
On iOS mobile:
TIP: When parts go out of stock, it will have a notification saying that it is out of stock or once the minimum quantity is reached it will have a notification saying that the inventory is running low. Track where your parts are in real-time by sorting by location.
NOTE: When parts are assigned to work orders, inventory will automatically be subtracted from your parts. You can also track the usage of all of your parts in the history section as well!
How to Use Parts/Inventory and Additional Information
Within the Parts tab, you are able to also:
Filter your Parts
Export your Parts
Customize your View
How to Filter your Parts (and create a quick filter)
On the top left-hand side of your Parts page is a Filters
Click on Reset button to clear any selected filters and start fresh.
How to Save a Quick filter: if there is a filter you use a lot or need quick access to, there are two Quick Filters (Status and Location)! These are ones that tend to be used a lot.
How to Export your Parts
You can export all of your parts. Or if you filter your parts first, you can export only the parts that have been sorted into your view.
How to Customize your Parts View
You can customize the table view to show you the fields most relevant to you or switch to a Gallery View! Look for those buttons and click on them for further customizability. See the video image below as an example:
Gallery View (formerly Card View):
Quick Video Demonstration of Sorting and Organizing Column Views: