What is the simplest way to link 2 tables together by the serial number field and create a report that includes fields from both tables? one to one table relationship.

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I have a user inventory file (TABLE# 1) and have added a date field "Last Scan Date".   

I want to populate this field from another table (TABLE # 2)  using the "Serial Number" field to link the records together.   The table relationship would be "one to one".  

TABLE 2 will be imported from a spreadsheet, and I want to REPLACE all existing records every time the import is run.

How can I set this up to run on a monthly basis?   

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No problem.

Make the Key field of Table 2 to be the Serial number field.

Then make a relationship where 1 Serial at able 2 records has many Inventory Table 1 Records. Use the serial field on the inventory table as the reference field on the right side of the relationship.

Since the Table 2 has the scan data field, just do a lookup in that relationship to get that down to your Inventory file.