SIMMS 2016 & Manufacturers Lots

SIMMS 2016 Inventory Management software permits a default setting for how your instance of the program will use manufacturer’s lots. From the Global Settings screen, users may select from three methods of lot selection: By Entry Order, By Expiration Date, or By Manual Selection.

If your system holds stock that has been in storage for a long period of time, then the By Entry Order method is for you. Thus if you get an order for 50 widgets from a customer, received fifty of them a month ago, and another fifty last week, SIMMS will select the widgets on the sales order/invoice that entered the system first — establishing a FIFO (first-in, first-out) system of selection.

If your system contains stock items with expiration dates, then the By Expiration Date method is for you. SIMMS will automatically choose the number of items you need from among those with the earliest expiration dates first.

The By Manual Selection method is available for users who want to manually select the items they need at the time, based upon no particular criteria.

Contact KCSI today to learn more about how SIMMS 2016 can help you automatically select items with manufacturer’s lots and expiration dates.

KCSI Software Engineering

In the multitude of software projects – of both static and customized varieties — undertaken by KCSI, we have tried to maintain our standard of best practices for every development, big or small. They are:

  • Estimating and planning;
  • Analysis of requirements;
  • Control of change;
  • Control of quality;
  • Progress tracking;
  • Cost tracking;
  • Software maintenance, and,
  • Software support.

Combined with Joint Application Design (JAD), extreme programming and agile development, the nimble KCSI team continues to deliver on-time and on-budget.

Contact KCSI today with your questions and software needs:
sales@kcsi.ca

 

Inventory Audits

Simultaneous with a company’s annual inventory account is the auditor’s Stock Observation. It provides control over the quantity of inventory owned by the company, as well as some control over the condition of the inventory observed. A Stock Observation by an auditor begins when the auditor, as the stock count commences selections are made from a listing of inventory that are supposed to the in the warehouse. When these items are selected, the auditor counts them and compares them to the counts made by the company; these are referred to as “sheet-to-floor” selections. Additionally, the auditor walks around the warehouse and selects items from the shelves, counted and then traced into the listing of inventory; these are referred to as “floor-to-sheet” selections.

For both merchandising and manufacturing companies, inventory can be a substantial portion of a small-business balance sheet. By understanding the major controls surrounding inventory and how an auditor conducts the audit of your stock balance, both you and your auditor can be assured that your company’s stock balance is accurately stated.

Simultaneous with a company’s annual inventory account is the auditor’s Stock Observation. It provides control over the quantity of inventory owned by the company, as well as some control over the condition of the inventory observed. A Stock Observation by an auditor begins when the auditor, as the stock count commences selections are made from a listing of inventory that are supposed to the in the warehouse. When these items are selected, the auditor counts them and compares them to the counts made by the company; these are referred to as “sheet-to-floor” selections. Additionally, the auditor walks around the warehouse and selects items from the shelves, counted and then traced into the listing of inventory; these are referred to as “floor-to-sheet” selections.

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Innovate Your Business with Custom Choices

The New York Times listed the results of some recent research by Strategy + Business, which suggested that “marketing” has been rethought, and has been recast as innovation:

Paul Brown’s Falling Short Of Greatness reads, in part, as follows:

“The consultants note, however, that there is hope that the situation will improve.

Last year, Coca-Cola said it was eliminating the job of chief marketing officer and would be combining marketing, innovation and strategic growth into a single job.

The consultants wrote, ‘Coke followed Pepsi, Intel, I.B.M., Samsung and other pioneers in explicitly linking the marketing function and the growth imperative.’ ”

In all modern businesses, innovation has begin to transcend marketing, and will in several ways include development of both the business and corporate product development, and strategic approaches that result from both. In larger firms, this may stretch to ideas and research, and may ultimately be viewed as a logical step in the growth of the contributions of all members of the employee base, wherein input from everyone has begun to be a standard operating procedure.

At KCSI, all teams members have input to making each new project — as well as existing ones — better and more practicable in every way. For your custom software needs, contact KCSI for the most up-to-date and ahead-of-the-curve innovators available to you in the world.

Visit www.kcsi.ca or email sales@kcsi.ca today.

Still Using Excel and Word for Your Commerce? Try SIMMS 2016

When conducting your business, MS Excel and MS Word make these necessary processes difficult:

  • Accepting payments
  • Automating recurring invoices and credit card charges
  • Formatting invoices
  • Generating reports
  • Getting a snapshot of who owes you what
  • Searching for invoices
  • Sending invoices
  • Updating your records when payments come in

Obviously, you need a solution that masters all of the above, takes the sting out of billing and, ultimately, saves you time. SIMMS 2016 is precisely what you need.

Give SIMMS 2016 a try today for free:

http://simmssoftware.com/inventory-software/Download-Trial.aspx

The Growth of SIMMS 2016

SIMMS 2016 is an amalgam of all the features that our clients have requested over the decade it has been in existence. Starting as a modest application for warehouse managers, it has evolved into a versatile suite of features to help you answer your business needs, including your accounting needs on a transaction-by-transaction basis.

No matter the size of your company, its industry, as straight sales or manufacturing to order, SIMMS 2016 has all the tools you need to handle stock, customers, vendors, manufacturing, storage, and multiple costs and prices, it’s built for users on the go. It’s made for people just like you.

Give SIMMS 2016 a free trial today for your fast, accurate and efficient needs:
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