FEATURES•Portional PricingUse to track items held in stock control in various lengths, such as timber, etc.•Warranty DatesTrack item warranty cover period by assigning warranty period property to stock items or stock groups. •Fast SelectOptimised keyboard design allows operators rapid assignment of numbers and types during invoicing and point of sale transaction entry.•On The Fly ManagementSerial numbers, sizes, colours, etc., may be added during invoicing and other transaction entries.•Service ManagementTrack components by serial number or batch number, etc., by job card.•Hire Management•Trace hire history of individual items by serial number, etc.•Multi-LocationSupports transfer of serial numbers, colours, style, etc., to different warehouse locations within your accounting software.•Multiple SeriesOperators may choose to display internal serial numbers on transactions but suppress the display of numbers relating to supplier components.•Supplier Last CopySupplier/Last Cost property tracks multiple cost prices per stock item from multiple suppliers.•Warehouse Manager Scan serial and batch numbers as they arrive in your warehouse using CAPITAL's Warehouse Management Software.•Batch NumbersInquire on batch numbers to ascertain items sold, when and to whom, and those items remaining unsold.•Auto NumberingIf you issue your own serial numbers, the system can automatically generate the next number with manual override.•Property GroupsProperties may be assigned to stock control groupings. New products automatically ‘inherit’ serial/batch size/colour/style or other special properties when stock items are added to system.•User Defined PropertiesDefine up to 250 separate serial number, batch number or user properties. Up to 40 properties may be assigned to a single stock item for tracking! Other possibilities include:Engine or Machine NumberBIOS or Motherboard RevisionSoftware VersionAsset CodeMultiple BinsQuality ControlCut or LengthVariations in Weight or VolumeCreatorWarranty EndExpirty
The CAPITAL Business Manager Serial/Batch and Special Property Tracking component is possibly the most powerful and flexible multi-dimensional stock property tracking system ever built into an accounting and business management system!
Full Cycle Tracking
Serial number tracking and batch number tracking may be traced from start to end of any stock handling process. So it is possible to start tracking serial numbers when you need to. This can be before your stock arrives, at delivery, when customers place orders, during dispatch or invoicing, and even after the sale is completed.
Serial numbers may be unique for the entire system, for a specific stock item or use batch or lot numbers to track non-unique codes. It is possible to track items by size, colour or style. Shoes, clothes, furnishings, furniture and other items that may be available in various fabrics and other formats, and can all be tracked. For example, a stock item available in nine colours would often need to be entered into a system using nine separate product codes. For 50 products of this type there would be the need to enter and manage 50 x 9 = 450 additional product codes. By adding a colour property to that stock group, only 50 product codes need to be managed.Various special property options are included. Items can be tracked by warranty expiry date or pricing from multiple suppliers can be tracked. (Even if you have never purchased from those alternative suppliers.)
Portional Unit Tracking
The Portional Pricing Property is suited to the timber and steel industries where it is often necessary to track products by size and length. It is possible to view the various sizes a product is available in and ‘cut’ items into smaller lengths. Lengths that drop below a specified minimum size can be transferred to scrap automatically.
Custom Property Tracking
Perhaps one of the most innovative aspects of the Special Property Tracking System is the ability to define your own properties. CAPITAL can manage up to 250 separate methods of tracking. Any single product can be assigned up to 40 of these properties at once. So it is possible to track the movements of your inventory by asset number, hardware revision, version, owner or whatever properties you wish to define.
Tracking properties may also be arranged in 'parent-child' or hierarchical relationships. So a particular batch or lot can prompt for colour, or a particular size selection can prompt for colour or fabric, to an unlimited number of levels.
Serial numbers are stock ‘kit aware’. Users will be prompted to enter serial, batch or special properties for all applicable items within kits.
Stock Quantity Reports within the Stock Control system may optionally list serial number and/or batch number and special properties. Sales Analysis may include property analysis.
These are included as standard pre-defined properties. No need to define separate product codes for items that have colour, size or style differences.
Serial numbers may be specified as requiring uniqueness relative to all other serial numbers in the system, or may be limited to uniqueness based on a particular product code.
Users may optionally be forced to allocate all items to serial numbers or special properties during time of sale or may defer or skip entry of that information.
Allocate serial or batch numbers or special properties prior to receipts of good, on goods receipt, at time of sale, or after sale has occurred.
The CAPITAL serial and batch tracking system works with all areas of the accounting system that deal with stock control. Including: •Invoicing•Sales Orders •Back Orders•Purchase Orders•Stock Receipting•Automatic Purchasing•Service Management•Hire Management•Stock Kits•Assemblies•Quotations•Multi-Location Stock Control•Transfers•Lay-Bys•Warehouse Management
Keeps all serial numbers received and sold on record for a complete tracing history. You can access serial numbers and batch numbers of items sold by date, purchaser, transaction number and stock item. Users may locate when particular items were received, transferred or sold and where unsold items are currently located in inventory.
Serial and batch numbers and special properties may optionally be displayed on the transactions of your business software, with or without additional explanatory text.