Multiple Warehouse Management Tactics

Multi-Warehouse Inventory Management

Our multi-warehouse inventory management software will make your business scalable and easier to manage.

Inventory Control

Purposes of Having Multiple Warehouses

The necessity for an additional warehouse or two is not limited just to multinational businesses. Some wholesale distributors need multi-warehouses to cover wide geographies. Other wholesale distributors out there grasp the logic of not putting all your eggs in one basket – they have a second or even third "virtual" warehouse helping to stock reserves, internet inventory and other "virtual" warehouses to prepare for the just-in-case and worst case scenarios

Most Distributors Go for Multi-warehouses Because of the Following Reasons

Having the right mix and the right amount of inventory on hand is paramount to both customer and management satisfaction. Customers want your products on demand, and you would prefer no working capital be tied up in inventory. Balancing these conflicting objectives is tricky and, carrying extra inventory wastes money beyond the initial material and labor investment. Planning the right level and amount of inventory requires your sales order processes to have solid warehouse management for purchasing and planning the right level of inventory with real-time visibility.

Manage Multiple Warehouses with Ease

OMS's inventory management system includes multi-location inventory functionality that allows you to manage multiple warehouses with strong warehouse management control. You’ll have up-to-date information about the location of your inventory, a clear view of stock levels and commitments, and you can easily record inventory movements between warehouses. With our ERP you can also have "virtual warehouses" and then allocate inventory quantities to these "virtual warehouses" such as marketplace inventory, reserved, set aside, damaged goods and more...

Pick, Pack & Ship

If you have inventory then you understand the fulfillment process of pulling products from your inventory, packaging it and shipping it to your customers. The process is called Pick, Pack and Ship. Our ERp has been doing this for 30-years.

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Optimize Your Purchasing Processes and Automate Re-ordering

With our ERP you can automate re-ordering of stock when levels reach pre-determined minimum quantities. This removes the need for time-consuming manual tasks such as monitoring quantities on-hand and generating purchase orders. It also reduces risk of oversights and delays, resulting in improved warehouse management efficiency and reduced costs. Our ERP purchase order processes allow re-order points to be set in line with analytics on historical purchasing data and trends. Accurate receiving of vendor orders also improves staff efficiency, warehouse control and accuracy of stock levels during the stock receiving processes.

Automate Landed Costs for Better Profitability Analysis

Our ERP automates landed costs calculations. The software adjusts the inventory asset value by including additional expenses associated with purchasing and receiving these items into the warehouse. Our ERP allocates all costs of the shipments received by dollars, volume or weight to capture landed cost. Our ERP then resets weighted average cost to each item within the warehouse control system of our ERP.

Track Lot Numbers and Inventory Serial Numbers

Our ERP’s inventory management software makes it easy to track serial and/or lot numbers for quality control, compliance, service management, warranty management, or product recalls. Scan you lot numbers or serial numbers at the time of receiving and easily identify those lot numbers or serial numbers for each item during invoicing for traceability by customer. With the use of our ERP warehouse controls specific costing, you can easily see the true profitability for each batch or serial number sold.

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Track Every Inventory Transaction

Every inventory transaction is captured in real-time. This means you can understand, control and optimize essential processes such as: Warehouse operations control, sales response, inventory control and maintaining minimum inventory on hand levels, customer order management and notification, customer service, financial and stock planning, profitability analysis. Our ERP makes it easy to manage Kits and Item Groups, set up Assembly and/or Bill of Material Items, track inventory through multiple warehouses by different Units of Measure and even use Matrix Items for products supplied in variations such as different colors or sizes.