Facilities are also included to maintain inventory from raw materials purchasing/receiving and manual adjustments. These latter facilities are based on RF technology. RF based facilities are also included to provide for financial and cycle inventory counts. Interfaces are supported to the corporate financial and preventive maintenance systems.
|UNIX; AIX, Solaris|
Workstation: Text or GUI apps, anything that runs AccuTerm terminal emulation ; text only apps, dumb terminal that emulates industry standard term types
|Various dumb terminals|
RF terminals: Handheld or vehicle mount, may be utilized. The user interface is text based and typically the manufacturer supplied terminal emulation facilities are utilized.
|IBMs UniVerse DBMS|
|AccuSofts terminal emulation package AccuTerm|
|WISL Process Management(WPA)|
Upon creation of the raw material SKU records the bill of materials records must be created using the raw material SKU records as components. Here again WISL may assist in generating bills of materials records from existing files.
The raw materials inventory file must also be initialized with on-hand raw materials figures.
|A production batch is recorded as planned and the raw material inventory commitment is automatically updated.|
|A production batch is designated as released and the raw material inventory actual is automatically updated.|
|A production batch is completed and the raw material inventory commitment and actual figures are adjusted from planned to actual.|
|Periodic inventory audits may be performed on raw material inventory.|
|An RF based control routine run on a portable data collection/scanner unit is utilized for inventory audit.|
|Facilities to adjust inventory based on audit results are available.|
|Automatic interfaces transfer inventory information to corporate financial and preventive maintenance systems.|
|Extensive reporting is available including export capabilities to interface with desktop analytical facilities such as spreadsheets or DBMSs.|