PREP & SHIP is an updated version of ScanPower that combines Batch listing, shipment creation and packing functions. 

  • Everything in one place. From left of the screen to the right, the columns are: 
    • Batches
    • Shipments
    • Items (within Batches, or shipments)

It combines Batch listing, shipment creation and packing. All the features to efficiently prep, label and pack inbound shipments are available in a single workflow. 


  • Refer to the below video to setup your ScanPower account.

Ship From Location

  • PREP & SHIP uses the Google Places API to automatically store ship-from locations and prevent duplicates when the address differs but is the same physical address.
  • Locations appear in Prep & Ship at the top left (as shown below). If your address does not appear, you can add it by selecting Manage Locations. Scroll to the bottom of the page and add the ship from address.

The Interface of ScanPower

  • Batches, Shipments, and Boxes are visible depending on the selected context in the Prep & Ship Screen.
  • The Purchase order can be viewed and managed from the Purchase Order screen.
  • Customize the Prep & Ship screen layout for the workflow. e.g. hide shipments while working on batches and visa versa. Click the X to hide the column. Click the -> to expand the column. 
  • Update Batch settings:  Name, Batch Tags, ship-from location and label Prep type:            
  • Filter batches by items not received, items with errors, and exclude items already in shipments 
  • Search across Batches, Shipments, and Boxes to locate inventory. Search bar is at the bottom and will accept new searches without clearing. Click the x in the lower right-hand corner or hit ESC to clear the search text. 
  • Add an item to batch by MSKU, ASIN, UPC, or Keyword/Title.
  • Add tags (color-coded notes) to batches, batch items, inventory, and shipments.

Inventory Sync

  • Newly added inventory is automatically synced when added to a batch by MSKU. 
  • If the inventory exists in Seller Central it will be visible in PREP & SHIP.


  • Warehouse can manage the received, damaged, missing items in the Purchase Order Screen by easily mark received quantities and save all information.
  • Overages and shipment quantity is automatically calculated. 
  • You can default the received quantity to the ordered quantity by clicking the button next to the Received Qty input.Click Save and continue by scanning the next item.