choose the item number length – between 15 and 24 characters. That's
in addition to a 30 character item description, 20 character alphanumeric sort
name, and up to a 240 character extended description.
pricing levels provide schemas for different customer types. There is
special pricing categories by customer, category, location, territory, and item.
You choose the pricing priorities or have DTE search for the lowest
§ Associated image link
Identify and link to a standard .jpg,
.gif, or .bmp image file with any item for quick reference viewing within the
item master and inquiries.
(Note: This feature is available with Windows®distributionsonly.)
Standard, Last, and Average costs are all
maintained within the item and location. Costs are then updated each
time stock is replenished. Then you choose which of the costs to calculate as
your inventory value for each Down To Earth company.
more than 999 Locations for any item and 99,999 Bins per Location. Items are
easily transferred from one location to another, and include in movement
item history and numbers
Unlimited Vendor and Customer part number
history is maintained for each item utilized in Purchase and Sales Orders
§Sales Kits and
of items sold together as single level assemblies are grouped together as
Kits. This is included for the customer sales order and exploded for
§Serial / Lot
serial/lot tracking can be a necessity and is tightly controlled within DTE for
maintenance and historical purposes.
operators prefer a scanner, others prefer the keyboard. Both are acceptable and interchangeable forms
of data entry. In addition, hand
held scanner options provide quick and easy physical counting and upload for
Inventory counts are processed while Sales
order entry continues. Tag numbers
and worksheets make counting efficient. Or, choose to scan the items then upload the
scanner file and bypass manual entry altogether. Either method still allows a variance report
for management analysis.
calculation and reporting
Managing an efficient inventory is the key
to good business. DTE has several
Reorder reports to accomplish this -- item quantities to be ordered are based on
an item/location re-order point, which vendors give you the best price,
transactions vs Sales Order and Purchase Order
inventory application stands alone if need be. Sales transactions relieve stock sold and
Restocks put inventory back in your warehouse. Or if you choose, Sales are managed with the
Sales Order Entry and Purchase Order receivings are a substitute for
Restocks. Either method,
transactions are available as detail history.
§Change an item
part number changes, changing the identifying code but not the item is easily
accomplished for all master, history, and open orders with a single
different inquiries are available -- drill down an item to see sales or purchase
orders pending, query special pricing parameters, and look up kit components in
addition to any of the sales order inquiries for an item.