Inventory Management

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Pylon’s Supply Chain Management system aims to provide the organization with the capabilities of efficiently managing the procurement cycle and inventory and catalogue management. The inventory system is an essential part of this module.


Inventory Catalogue, Categories and Items:

  • Define the catalogue tree with an unlimited number of levels. Each catalogue can contain and group an unlimited number of inventory items.
  • Automate the generation of catalogue numbers in which the parent catalogue number will be inherited by the child catalogue.
  • Define the items' categories tree to an unlimited number of levels. Each inventory item can belong to one or multiple categories.
  • Define the custom attributes to the define catalogue. These attributes will be propagated and inherited by the underlying items.
  • Define inventory items with a rich set of built-in attributes and with the ability to define more custom attributes.
  • Well-structured items numbering is based on the parent catalogue.
  • Define the different items' tracking types, which are: serial items, lot items, pool items. The serial and lot numbers are dynamically generated based on the system's configurations.
  • Define one or more substitute items in case of items’ non-existence.
  • Define one or multiple units, of measure, for the same item.
  • Define an items’ “active” and “inactive” periods.
  • Define inventory planning limits for the item, among these are: item minimum and maximum allowable quantities, and item reorder quantity.

Inventory Operations: Cycle Count/Stock Taking:

  • Perform an operation, inventory cycle count, at any time.
  • Automatic fetching of the available balances up to the serial and lot levels.
  • Well-Arranged cycle count sheet which the user can easily specify and compare the items' system balances with the actual physical balances.
  • Automatic transactions on adjustments will be generated based on the result's cycle count.
  • Ability to cycle count employees, departments, and events' custodies.

Inventory Operations: Items Replenishment:

  • Generate an inventory replenishment
  • Report which items reach the certain balances limit (Max, Min, and Reorder) will be included.
  • Different colors are used to indicate different inventory limits.

Inventory Transactions:

  • Provide the organization's users with the ability to initiate “In transactions to the inventory”.
  • Handle transactions between different inventories.
  • Handle returned items from custody transactions.
  • Advanced search per transactions list.
  • Dynamic transactions list view depends on a user's privileges.
  • Complete coordination, validation, and management of all transactions performed on items.
  • Provide the organization's users with the ability to initiate “Out transactions from the inventory”.
  • Handle a temporary and permanent disbursement.
  • Handle the disbursement for more than one part (users, departments).
  • Handle the receipts' transactions from different inventories.
  • Advanced search per transactions list.
  • The view of the list of dynamic transactions depends on a users' privileges’.
  • Complete coordination, validation, and management of all transactions performed on items.
  • Handle items' retirements.