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Data Integrity with SIMMS

The SIMMS Inventory Management system enables users to keep confident of their data and system.

Firstly, backups of SIMMS Installer files should be made each time a service pack or full version is released. This always guarantees you have the tools available to re-establish your installation in case any update to your operating system or its features.

Secondly, your company files (databases) can be backed up as often as one’s in-house IT Department schedules them. If each week sees dozens of transactions occurring then weekly backups are advised and can be performed manually by any administrative user. If your established backup protocol is either more often or less often than weekly, then you can conduct the backup process any time.

Regular backups guarantee the integrity of your data at all times and make for easy restoration at whatever time you want or need to perform one.

Contact KCSI today to learn the simple steps to accomplish true security of your SIMMS system.

Improve Your Turnover Rate with SIMMS

Often we wonder how to improve our turnover rates, which are the true mark of inventory management success. Having the stock on hand to easily fill any orders made by customers is the ideal, because inventory is only worthwhile if it is available when it is needed, so that the goal of converting it back into capital as soon – and as often – as possible can be met. The most robust and complete collection of features and functions available from any inventory and accounting software package in the world today awaits your use when you choose SIMMS.

Sales precision, purchasing reliability, scheduling, optimized manpower, shipping, receiving – all aspects of commerce are under your complete control, and with a comprehensive collection of reports on all aspects of your business, you can make the adjustments you need to keep the lead in your industry or business quarter.

SIMMS Inventory Management software helps you track the items that sell, as well as the ones that don’t, and then make quick improvements to your bottom line. Contact KCSI today to learn more about the advantages that SIMMS can bring to your company. ?

Choosing the Right Inventory Person

Far too often companies wait and wait before realizing the importance of having someone serve as their inventory specialist. Inventory is too often handed to someone unfamiliar and unprepared. There is always someone who has the natural skill set to do well in such an important position. Never choose just anybody. Give the inventory tasks to several within your organization and you’ll soon discover which person has the natural talent. The ones with ideas for improvement and the ability to both voice and implement the ideas are a valued asset to your company.

Don’t waste people where they will not excel — put the best people into every department if you truly wish to succeed. Once your inventory person is chosen, everyone else must know it, and further know that he or she will be using THE state-of-the-art inventory management solution: SIMMS.

Don’t waste either time or talent: contact KCSI today to help us help you improve your business with the right software in the hands of the right person.

SIMMS Leads You to Profits

Profit is the dominant factor in all business – it solves most problems and opens many doors for expansion, to personnel and with planning. With SIMMS Inventory Management software you gain the edge by always knowing where your Profit Line is, and allows you to begin the steps towards where you want it to be.

From a wide array of reports, users can choose the criteria on which they base their improvements and keep track from week-to-week or choose longer terms for analysis. Make inventory adjustments as you need to, coordinating all your items in all your locations so your stock is where you need it to sell. Reduce overhead by monitoring your costs; increase revenue by always being on top of your sales prices. Put more money in your accounts and save more of it with SIMMS.

Contact KCSI today to discover more about how SIMMS can add to your profits.

Build Confidence with SIMMS

In this busy life we all should take – or make – time to smell the flowers, to enjoy the simple things, and especially we should remember that life for us only comes around once. We each lead separate lives, despite our common experiences as we grow. And most of us – practically ALL of us – have to contend with what we do for a living. We need to earn and pay and earn more and pay more and so on. So our abilities to do our jobs are never solely based on our acquired skills or our natural born talent.

We still employ tools to achieve the results of our labors. Some are fortunate to have the use of wonderful tools, that make work so easy at times that it resembles play. The tools fit our hands, and produce the results we wanted, seemingly every time. This most often goes beyond any ergonomic designs, it’s simply because we are using the right tools for the job. When it comes to the tedious but necessary process of taking stock of supplies – of ANY materials, honestly – wouldn’t it be nice to find a way to make it quicker and easier?

If you need to make accurate inventory management as a higher priority for your business but don’t want to devote hours and hours to achieving that goal, visit www.simmssoftware.com today and have a quick look at SIMMS Inventory Management. You’ll find there the very tool you’ve been missing all this time to make work as enjoyable as play.

Item Naming with SIMMS

Often your customers have a name or number for items that they require for them to do what they do. Equally, your own vendors have an in-house reference for stock pieces that they sell to you.

In both cases, these names and references are often different than the ones you use. SIMMS Inventory Management software takes these into consideration by allowing you to assign aliases — in unlimited amounts — to the items you stock and designate these aliases to specific vendors and/or customers. Therefore, when your order arrives at a vendor, they see not only your names and numbers, but they also can see their own, which leads to greater accuracy from their shipping department. Similarly, your shipments to your customers arrive with invoices and packing slips bearing item references instantly familiar to their receiving departments.

Contact KCSI today to learn more about the use of aliases to contribute to greater accuracy and satisfaction at all steps of your stock management.

Inventory Valuation with SIMMS

The calculation of landed costs for your stock items can require a slide rule, an abacus and a compass at times. Lacking familiarity with the correct formulas needed to calculate the numbers you need before your markup goes on top can make this a challenge to the best of your inventory personnel.

SIMMS Inventory Management automatically calculates landed costing for you, assuring the accuracy of your projected profits and letting you focus more time on other matters. Contact KCSI today to learn how SIMMS can take care of this task automatically for you.

Work ORDERS with SIMMS

The SIMMS Work Order Module allows you to issue work orders, tracking both schedules and costs within the manufacturing process. Monitor costs, works-in-progress and variances within your particular process while committing both manpower and equipment in their most efficient ways. Comprehensive reports keep you on top of the activities involved, letting you know how much stock will be required for current and future assemblies.

Gain the advantage for your engineering/assembling business needs with the SIMMS Work Order Module.

ITEM VALUATION IN SIMMS

SIMMS Inventory Management software’s Item Valuation features permit users to implement within the system the valuation method that best suits their company’s needs. A choice of six leading-edge valuation methods makes SIMMS the most comprehensive package on the market today. Whether your business is in the service industry, providing products or goods, or wanting to be a greater competitor in your local or national economy, valuation is an important decision to help you keep on top of your market.

Overall FIFO (First-in, First-Out), Local FIFO, LIFO (Last-In, First-Out), Average, Weighted Average and Standard Valuation provide different advantages, depending on the needs of your company. The first principal of inventory management is to stock only the goods that you have a demand for. The second principal is convert stock items back into cash as soon as possible. SIMMS can help you achieve those two important goals.

In today’s economy, inventory turnover is of utmost importance. While dealing with rising prices for raw materials and a demand for a wide array of goods required by your customers, the wise choice is to plan for tax savings and the avoidance of debt — companies need to invest money only in stock that is selling, and not base their payments for stock on future sales: they win by owning the items in their warehouse outright, and organizing themselves to most efficiently move the stock out the door. Maximizing your cash flow and minimizing your tax burden and debt load should be the goal, and SIMMS Item Valuation features allow you to employ the best method to help you succeed.