Inventory Control

The Aquilon Inventory Control module is core to the manufacturing and distribution systems and processes built into Aquilon ERP. Inventory is used to control the value and quantities of finished products, sub-assemblies, components, raw material, consumables and non-merchandise items. The inventory master file allows you to maintain and control over two hundred fields and attributes giving enormous flexibility when dealing with different types of businesses.

Using the Inventory Control system along with the sophisticated replenishment planning system and automatic purchase order creation will help you balance your inventory on hand, making sure that you have more of the product you need and less of the product you don’t need.

The ‘Inventory Control’ module integrates to:

  • Sales Orders for quotes, orders and invoicing
  • Purchase Orders for replenishment planning and purchasing
  • Bill of material for all material links
  • Estimating for all material requirements
  • Work In Progress for all material requirements
  • Remanufacturing for all material requirements
  • General Ledger for all financial values and changes

Features of Inventory Control:

  • Multiple warehouses
  • Product classes
  • Product categories
  • Product groups / families
  • Tariff codes – NAFTA
  • Consolidated picking
  • Product certifications
  • Buyer and Planner controls
  • Back flushing
  • Consignment inventory control
  • Flexible inventory count system
  • Pareto/ ABC analysis
  • Detailed history and tracking
  • Over two hundred fields and attributes
  • User defined fields
  • Multiple units of measure
  • Cross reference to customers codes
  • Cross reference to suppliers codes
  • Serial and lot numbers with tracking
  • Selling price update system
  • Selling price analysis
  • UPC and GTIN control
  • Inter-company and branch transfers
  • Cross company inventory inquiries
  • Stock code merge and change controls
  • Summary queries drill down to details

Benefits of Inventory Control:

  • Powerful built in features to control and analyze inventory
  • Balance and optimize inventory investments using proven built in tools
  • Reduce working capital while increasing customer service
  • Detailed audit trails for all master data, quantity, and financial changes
  • Detailed cost control resulting in accurate margin reporting
  • Tight intergation with all other relevant modules

Inventory Control example screen shots

A detailed inquiry system allows you to look at information relating to inventory items in one comprehensive inquiry system.