Category Archives: Accounting Software

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

Banking with SIMMS

Users of SIMMS Inventory Management software can reconcile credit card, cash, and checking information, manage bank accounts and deposits and transferal of funds smoothly and easily with SIMMS’ Banking features. Accounting requirements can be a challenge to those who are not trained accountants, but SIMMS makes those structured and necessary steps easy to create, edit and manage using intuitive and easy-to-understand screens.

While other software packages require users to master complex accounting procedures and manually implement them, SIMMS has been created using the input of accountants, whose suggestions and focus on the most important information have contributed to the easy and practical steps included in the initial setup of SIMMS. This way, none of the most important settings are missed and none of the data requested during the setup is left as something confusing to the user. Addition of secondary data takes place during the secondary steps of setup, enabling SIMMS users to realize which information is the most important.

Whether it is in the management of the user’s various accounts, or the tracking of balances due and payment history from customers or to vendors, their details are easily entered or amended within the program. This seamless combination of top-level stock management and leading-edge accounting practices make SIMMS’ Banking features THE choice for small to medium sizes businesses everywhere.

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Vendor Costing with SIMMS

SIMMS Inventory Management software provides a dynamic feature for controlling the numerous aspects of the process of Vendor Costing. Businesses often receive the same items from various vendors based upon their availability and best costs. With SIMMS, each item can be set with particular aliases (vendor-specific names or numbers) and separate costs for each vendor; this enables the user to choose at any time the vendor he/she wants following quick phone calls to the various vendors to ascertain if the item is in stock.

Users can combine multiple items needed from one particular vendor onto one particular purchase order, thus providing the fluidity of purchasing most companies require. The aliases allow for the accurate selection of items with their vendor-specific details, assuring that the items you need are clearly listed for your suppliers. Users can easily access references to the vendors used and edits needed can be performed quickly and easily.

As costs change and/or items pass from usage to be replaced by different or newer pieces, old costs and items can be amended or replaced smoothly, and lists of the new items can be produced in various report forms so your sales department can keep up with the pieces your company now offers. When combined with the seamless link between SIMMS’ inventory information and industry-standard accounting features, the addition or removal of stock pieces within the system give you count control and accurate financial information so you know where the bottom line is at all times. SIMMS’ Vendor Costing feature is just one more tool that will help you keep ahead of your competition.

Sales On-The-Fly with SIMMS

SIMMS Inventory Management software features a useful tool for users needing the optimum speed to process either a receipt of goods or an invoice: Quick Transactions. Users, when they first implement the SIMMS system, can create in the system their most-used vendor and most-used customer. If these two are the firm with which the company conducts the most business, and are the first vendor and customer, respectively, that are created in SIMMS then the Quick Receipt and Quick Issue tool can be employed.

Found under the Modules>Custom menu, a rapid purchase can be processed easily under Quick Receipt. Unlike on the normal receipt of goods screen where a vendor must be selected and other vendor-related details need be entered or selected, the Quick Receipt window does not require these since, as the primary vendor, those details are already in the system. Simply open the window, choose the item(s) and its quantity and select the location into which the item(s) that is being used, then save the receipt. Similarly on the sales side, the Quick Issue window permits a rapid sale to the primary customer in the SIMMS system; the items, and the location from which they are pulled, are requested and then the transaction is saved.

In business, the need for speed and accuracy is tangible as workflow and vendor/customer satisfaction is a necessary concern, SIMMS can enable the separation of priorities, and keep the flow moving. By keeping transactions that have to be done quickly and easily as simple as possible, SIMMS users can put the minimum of time into using the system and focus their time on more pressing matters. More complex transactional requirements are also easily implemented so that time spent using SIMMS is a rapid and complete as possible. For the most rapid processes, however, SIMMS’ Quick Transactions feature are yet another tool available to users of the program, which leads the market by inclusion of features that best suit the needs of business both large and small.