Sales Analysis with SIMMS 2017

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Requests For Quotes (RFQs) and order placements are quick since necessary information either already exists in the system or is provided on-the-spot. Shipping information, costs, available inventory, prices specific to the customer, status of ordered items, and quantity pricing is all at hand on a single screen. SIMMS 2017’s Sales Data is there where it is needed so that important decisions and processes can be implemented to maintain efficient service and accuracy for the benefit of both your business and your customers.

Sales order and quote histories are available, keeping information readily available for sales staff during calls and communications with customers. Exact stock details make sales history an useful tool to allow customer satisfaction to remain a primary goal. Consequently, warehousing personnel can easily process shipments, track their contents and provide all answers to all questions that may arise.

As SIMMS 2017 is adopted for use, sales analysis information will become readily accessible tools, improving decision-making and profit analysis. The conduct of sales transactions, filling of backorders, and transfers of stock to where it is required enables SIMMS users to make improvements to sales campaign and inventory management criteria.

Give SIMMS 2017 a free trial today here: http://simmssoftware.com/inventory-software/Download-Trial.aspx

Exploding Limitations

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Are you struggling with an impossible-looking task? Don’t give
up just because people tell you, “It can’t be done.” Almost
every great idea or invention in history started the same way.

When trains were first invented, several “experts” agreed
that if a train went at the frightful speed of fifteen miles an
hour, the passengers would get nosebleeds. In addition, they
would suffocate when going through tunnels . . .

In 1881, the New York YMCA announced typing lessons for
women. Protests were made on the grounds that the female
constitution would break down under the strain. . .

When the telephone was first invented, Joshua Coppersmith
was arrested in Boston for trying to sell stock in a company
that would build them. The experts said that all well-informed
people know it is impossible to transmit the human voice over
a wire. . .

SIMMS 2017 Training

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SIMMS 2017 training can be acquired in various time blocks, depending on the needs of your users and administrators. From a basic starter to a fully-trained SIMMS user, KCSI can suit the plan to your requirements so that you acquire the level of facility and expertise necessary. To some extent, any type of training session will include varying coverage of the following features:

  • Become adept at receiving, issuing and adjusting inventory items for effective inventory management
  • Enter different types of sales orders and invoices in Sales Order Processing
  • Learn how the SKU Generator can help you simplify your item number schema
  • Learn how the various modules share information
  • Learn how to enter and track item Manufacturer Lots as items flow through the system
  • Learn how to enter and track item serial numbers as items flow through the system
  • Learn how to enter purchase orders and receive items in Purchase Order Processing
  • Process Inventory Physical Count adjustments
  • Properly set up the various options found in SIMMS Software

Take SIMMS 2017 out for a free trial spin today here: http://simmssoftware.com/inventory-software/Download-Trial.aspx

Contact us for more information on expanding your SIMMS 2017 experience here: sales@kcsi.ca

SIMMS 2017’s Apparel Inventory

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In today’s apparel market, retailers and consumers push for lower prices, better quality and quicker delivery. To stay ahead, the apparel industry has responded with technology, innovative systems and information. SIMMS 2017 meets these challenges with our leading edge Apparel Inventory Software solutions that will help you compete and grow profitably today and in the future.

The SIMMS Apparel/Embroidery Software is designed to help apparel importers, distributors and manufacturers meet the competitive demands of quick supply demands and limited capital availability.

Our apparel clients include manufacturers, importers and distributors of men’s and ladies’ fashion and sportswear, children’s clothing, leisure wear, lingerie, foundation garments, swim wear, jeans, t-shirts and furriers.

SIMMS has been designed to ensure that your business has timely and accurate information on inventory location, movement and valuation in order to control and safeguard your inventory. From data pertaining to the receipt of goods, the movement of goods within or between locations, the sale, removal or other disposition of goods, and the precise valuation and status of goods remaining in inventory at any time, down to the exact style/size/color, SIMMS 2017 will enable you to successfully manage your apparel/embroidery inventory.

Give SIMMS 2017 a try today. Get your free trial version download here:
http://simmssoftware.com/inventory-software/Download-Trial.aspx

KCSI’s SUPPORT SERVICES

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World-class support is one of the principal reasons that KCSI is a leader in the Inventory Management arena.

Training
KCSI offer a wide range of options. We offer on-site or online training and implementation expertise.

Support
There are several support plans to choose from empowering you to pick the plan that works for your company.

Upgrades
Upgrades for SIMMS as they are released. You will always have the latest, most current version of SIMMS.

Pre-paid Support
Purchase a block of support service time to ensure the smooth operation of your system on an ongoing basis.

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Appearance Versatility: Customize your color scheme, title, logo images and dashboard spectrum.

Calendar and Reminders: Schedule, issue and task events in day, week or month formats in the calendar. Set up email notifications and reminders from the calendar or from required and target dates on an issue or project.

Strong Help Desk Software/Case Planning: Create customer cases, transfer cases from employee to employee, communicate with your customer through case management and the customer portal, prioritize your cases using case planning, and much more.

Organization and Grouping of Filters: Make specific issue types, tasks, etc. available only to members of certain organizations and groups.

Installation and Upgrades: Provide basic information to our installation application and be fully functional in no time.

Knowledge Base: 24-hour access to product and service information, FAQ’s, and common resolutions.

E-mail Notification: Keep submitters, case workers, clients, assignees and other interested parties updated through email. Customize messages in your own words with the information you wish to include.

Easy Attachment Processing: Add files of any size and format to companies, users, cases, organizations and knowledge base entries.

Schedule Agent Availability: Schedule the availability of agents using the calendar.

Dashboard Versatility: View your key metrics at-a-glance in a breezy graphical display and employ a multitude of customizable system options.

XYZ Analysis

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XYZ analysis is one of the basic supply chain techniques, often used to determine the inventory valuation inside a store. It is also strategic as it intends to enable the Inventory Manager to exercise maximum control over the highest stocked item, in terms of stock value.

A system of categorization, with similarities to Pareto analysis, XYZ analysis usually categorizes inventory into three bands with each band having a different management control associated. Although different criteria may be applied to each category the typical method of “scoring” an inventory item is that of annual stock value of said item (qty in stock X cost of item) with the result then ranked and then scored (X, Y or Z).

Bandings may be specific to the industry but typically follow a 70%, 90%, 100% banding in that X class items represent 70% of the stock value (although they may account for 20% number-wise), Y class items fall between 70% and 90% of the annual stock value with C class becoming the remaining. In practical terms, the complex high cost materials typically fall into the X class items, with the consumable, low cost (and typically fast-moving) designated as X class.

Not all stock is equally valuable and therefore doesn’t require the same management focus. The results of the XYZ analysis provide information that helps evaluate how each inventory part should be monitored and controlled.

These controls are typically:
X class items which are critically important and require close monitoring and tight control – while this may account for large value these will typically comprise a small percentage of the overall inventory count controls and periodic reviews of usage.

Z class require the least controls, are sometimes issues as “free stock” or forward holding.

Classification of inventory in terms of XYZ is also quite strategic as it can form the basis of various activity including leading plans on alternative stocking arrangements (consignment stock), reorder calculations and can help determine at what intervals inventory checks are carried out (for example, X class items may be required to be checked more frequently than Z class stores).

To help further in your inventory management needs, take a free trial of the best inventory/accounting package available today: SIMMS 2017. Here’s a free trial version for you:

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

 

Master Your Inventory with SIMMS 2017

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As a software solution with over more than 20 years of improvements and innovations, SIMMS 2017 leads the world in feature-rich success in the accounting/inventory range of the software market. SIMMS grows by leaps and bounds based upon the needs of its users as well as the standards of sound and professional record-keeping. With SIMMS, you gain advantage from the following features:

Barcoding – Assign barcodes to items and use scanners for faster data entry and fewer mistakes.

Bills of Materials – Automatically assemble finished products from raw materials and have SIMMS update the inventory accordingly.

Central Database – Keep updated detailed listings of your products, vendors, customers and transactions.

Complete History – Never lose track of any item ever again. Know where everything was and where it will be.

Custom Documents – More than just a logo and colors, completely change the format and structure of any document.

Customizable Reports – Use customizable reports to calculate detailed information like your total sales, total taxes, best-selling products, products on back order, and how long your inventory will last.

Multiple Currencies – Buy and sell in different currencies, and set your own exchange rates.

Multiple Locations – Organize your items by locations, and even sub-locations, to track aisle and bin numbers.

One-click Workflow – Take orders, manage returns, and deduct inventory with one click.

Print or Email Documents – Instantly generate branded invoices, receipts, pick lists, packing slips, box labels and more.

Purchase Orders – Ensure accuracy by printing or emailing purchase orders with both your own product codes and your vendor’s product codes.

Reorder Stock – Use the Re-order Stock button to automatically generate purchase orders for your products that are low in stock.

Units of Measurement – User multiple units of measurement, e.g., buy by the case, track inventory by the piece, and sell by the dozen.

Additional SIMMS features include:

– Bulk Price Updates

– Due Dates

– Product Categories

– Reorder Point and Quantity

– Serial Numbers

– Stock Adjustments

– Stock Count Sheets

– Transfer Stock

– Vendor Product Codes

– Work Orders

With SIMMS 2017, your inventory and accounting needs are answered while you also gain a comprehensive analytical advantage regarding your purchasing, sales and work processes.

Give SIMMS a try today here: http://simmssoftware.com/inventory-software/Download-Trial.aspx

KCSI: Your Best Software Choice

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At KCSI, we ascertain precisely what our clients need – effective and long-term solutions that promise outstanding value and quality. We do not handover your project to novice freelancers. At KCSI, we have a team of highly qualified and experienced developers who devote their best efforts to each and every job they handle. Through continuous communication with the client, our team makes sure that requirements are properly specified and understood. We follow agile mobile development strategies in order to ensure highest quality solution in the least possible time. Last but not the least, there is no limit to what we can do for you.

Contact KCSI today here to let us help you realize your software goals.

Let KCSI Help You Decide Your Software Future

If your system of business management have weaknesses and slow-downs then it is definitely time to make a massive change. Getting to where you must make a decision to utilize an out-of-the-box package or to spring for a custom solution becomes of paramount importance. Whichever choice you make, the tool must be versatile, and both quick and easy. If any problem rises to the forefront, it has numerous factors that contribute to it. With each system — production, manpower, stock supply — monitored in parallel, shortcomings can be identified and remedied also in parallel, so that any changes made will not add to the detrimental weakness, no matter in which section it exists.

Contact KCSI today to learn more about how we can help you improve your business solution plan.

The Best Stock Tracking Criteria

Once you’ve decided to implement software to make your stock management into a priority, there are many details you have to consider to select the correct one. Before you arrive at the decision, you must know the features that will be the bare minimum requirements. The following is a checklist of the most important features you must possess to gain complete control over the inventory process of your company:

  • ‘Find’ and ‘Filter’ tools to aid in item location
  • ‘Where used’ feature for parts usage
  • Accept partial and over-deliveries
  • All data contained in industry-standard relational database
  • Alternative suppliers for parts
  • Automatic fulfillment of production shortfalls from non-production orders
  • Automatically determines shortages for mix of products
  • Automatically replenish minimum stock levels
  • Bills of Materials and Stores picking lists
  • Configurable user interface
  • Context sensitive on-line help
  • Control of display and order of fields in forms
  • Create product costings (including labour costs)
  • Display and printout of product structure
  • Export parts lists, stock, suppliers and categories in CSV format
  • Fractional quantities with user-defined precision
  • Full ‘referential integrity’ of cross-references within the database
  • Full multi-user networking with user names and passwords
  • Import parts lists, stock, suppliers and categories in CSV format
  • Integral backup and restore
  • Paper and electronic Users Guide including tutorial
  • Partial ordering available for accurate scheduling
  • Point and click creation of multi-level part lists
  • Print bin labels
  • Print Requests for Quotations and Orders
  • Produce customizable reports using Report Builder
  • Produce Production and Non-Production orders
  • Produce scheduled orders
  • Product items fully traceable back to originating orders (for ISO audits)
  • Release individual products from jobs to production
  • Reports include ‘filters’ allowing selective reporting
  • Re-use previous production jobs as template for new ones
  • Select a variety of products for a production job and allocate stock
  • Show outstanding orders
  • Standard Windows® editing throughout
  • Store orders and assembly lists for future reference
  • Track Works-in-Progress (WIPs)
  • Trial kitting allows ‘what if’ analysis (phantom kitting)
  • Undo stock allocation and ‘return to shelf’ capability
  • User-definable item units
  • User-defined currency and precision (decimal places)
  • User-defined fields on stock items
  • User-defined shortcut keys

For a robust and comprehensive package that includes all of the above features and more, visit www.simmssoftware.com or email sales@kcsi.ca to learn more about SIMMS 2017 Accounting & Inventory Management software.

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