Essay on Inventory Management Systems

2201 Words Nov 6th, 2013 9 Pages
Inventory Management Systems

Inventory Management Systems In the past inventories where done manually. An innovative business owner today will use an automated system to keep track of their inventory. This system would keep track of the products that support the business mission. “Before the Industrial Revolution, merchants basically had to write down all of the products they sold every day (Inventory Systems Blog, R. Lockard, 2012).” Automated inventory management systems would be advantageous to both the business owner and their customers. For the business the products can be monitored for their types, quantity, price, availability, cost, and trends. For the customer, reliability of the business to provide the latest
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Since the hardware and software are new, a manufacturer’s warranty from one to two years are applicable. Should there be additional costs for other peripherals this will be handled by the business owner. Below is the workflow project necessary to follow to ensure the project is completed in a timely manner. Keeping tasks on point helps with budgeting and delays when monitored daily using the timelines indicated. Task Name | Duration | Start | Finish | Predecessors | Resource Names | Inventory Management System | 10 days? | Tue 10/29/13 | Mon 11/11/13 | | | Initial Phase | 4 days? | Mon 10/28/13 | Thu 10/31/13 | | J Sarmiento | Meeting with Client/visit site/approval | 1 day? | Mon 10/28/13 | Mon 10/28/13 | | J Sarmiento | Develop Floor Plans/network infrastructure/finalize | 2 days? | Tue 10/29/13 | Wed 10/30/13 | 3 | J Sarmiento | Research Hardware / Software | 1 day | Thu 10/31/13 | Thu 10/31/13 | 4 | J Sarmiento | Installation | 2 days | Fri 11/1/13 | Mon 11/4/13 | | J Sarmiento | Installation of Internet services | 2 days | Fri 11/1/13 | Mon 11/4/13 | | Cox Services Installation/completion |

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