The Vision inventory and despatch module provides a simple-to-use automated system to manage your inventory tracking and warehouse operations using wireless, barcode scanning handheld computers or personal digital assistants (PDAs).
The myStore Vision Module
myStore is a separately deployable solution for warehouse and retail store inventory management. Fully integrated with Vision myStore provides a total inventory management and fulfillment solution for wholesale and retail organisations. myStore can be deployed locally as a single instance or remotely at multiple locations depending on your organisations needs. In either scenario each myStore implementation provides a windows-based adminstration environment with its own central database linked to one or more handheld wireless computers. This ensures that warehouse and inventory operations can operate independently of other systems but still offer real-time integration with those systems as required.
Vision's configurable sales order workflow integrates its myStore modules delivering pick lists directly to the PDA and monitoring the state of orders as they proceed through order fulfillment. The inventory management facilities of myStore including purchase orders, receiving, stock takes, wastage and transfers
Vision myStore provides the following core functions:
Functions are provided in an easy-to-use graphical interface supporting barcode scanning, touchscreen and keyboard based interaction. The PDAs connect wirelessly giving access to your electronic catalogue and central systems in realtime.
Automation and Workflow
Pick requests are delivered automatically to Vision myStore by its built-in sales order management workflow. Once delivered to a given store each active PDA can see the pick request and one or more units can commence the order fulfillment. Pick failures are communicated to Vision, the order updated and stock levels adjusted appropriately. Operations initiated at the PDA are automatically communicated to the central Vision system and optionally to other in-house systems.
Inventory Levels and Costing
Vision myStore provides full inventory functionality. Inventory information is maintained as part of the full Vision electronic catalogue facility. Stock levels can be adjusted at order placement, approval or stock allocation. Receiving operations automatically adjust both inventory levels and record inventory item purchase costs. Vision allows you to calculate your in inventory cost price based on last cost or weighted average cost and also provides automated application of currency conversion and percentage uplift factors to allow for costs incurred preparing stock for sale.
Vision provides a price calculator facility to allow you to easily specify the preferred pricing methods for each product. This tool also allows you to calculate your base sale price as a margin or markup from your calculated cost price.
The Vision inventory management and despatch facilities employ wireless, barcode scanning handheld Computers running Microsoft's WindowsCE and PocketPC environments. A fully functioned inventory and despatch system with automated workflow and external integration takes your systems to the warehouse floor.