Printing barcodes on the VWR web shop is a breeze. We offer you several options to generate the barcodes you need, so you can start enjoying the benefits of this solution. All options described below assume you are logged in. If you do not have a profile yet, click here to obtain one!
You can print barcodes from virtually anywhere on the site where there is a list of article numbers. The most convenient place would be from the shopping list area. You can then choose to:
PRINT ON AVERY LABEL PAPER FORMAT
You can specify a format and print, so you can stick the labels on the shelves where your products are on. You can switch to the format you want by using the pull down box on the shopping list Click “generate barcodes” and a PDF will be generated for you to print at your convenience. This paper is available at your local office supplies store.
PRINT A CUSTOM MINI CATALOG
Clicking the “generate PDF Catalog pages” on the shopping list page. This will generate a complete catalog with product images, details, as well as the barcodes. You can create the a catalog in your preferred format and the create your orders using the Easy Scan system.
Installation and Operation
For the installation of the scanner hardware, we would like to refer to the manual that was enclosed with your scanner.
If you are unsure about installing this software, contact your IT Helpdesk or VWR eBusiness Support: firstname.lastname@example.org
After downloading the software, open the file “VWR_setup” to install the software, you will be presented the following screen. Click “next” if you want to continue installing.
Configuring the software for first time use
Right click on the VWR icon in the system tray to open it. Then click “menu” to enter settings. You will be presented with several options that we will go through here:
COM port: Specifies the port the VWR scanner is connected to. Port 1 is default. When you are using USB, you might want to try 8. If you do not have a driver installed for the COM port, please install the following driver on your PC.
Language: Here you can define the language in which the software will display itself.
Country: You should select the country from which you want to go and order with the VWR Easy Order system.
Username: Your username on the VWR website. If you don’t have a user yet, click here to get one.
Password: Your password on the VWR website.
Selecting “remember” lets the software remember your username and password, so you only have to fill them out once. If you are using the scanner and software with more persons, you might want to leave this flag turned off.
Selecting “autostart” will make windows start this software every time you start up your PC.
When you are done creating your settings, you may save the setting with the “save” button and close the window. You are now ready to create your first order. Scan a few barcodes of products that you want to order and connect your scanner. (don’t worry, the system will not order directly , it will create a shopping basket as you would do normally on the VWR website)
You can now click “send” and you will prompted for your username and password of you had not set them in the menu screen
After clicking “send order” the system will start a browser session and will create a shopping basket from your scanned barcodes!
Can I use other sources or software to generate my barcodes?
Can I use the barcodes on the products of suppliers that VWR has in its catalog?
Can the scanner be used by more than one person?
Would I be able to manage my stockroom with the Easy Scan System?
How many barcodes can I scan before i connect?
How long are the barcodes stored in the memory of the scanner?