Inventory Control

Inventory Control is very important.  But, in order to make sense of your inventory, you have to classify it properly.  This way, you can run off useful inventory reports.

Voyager Department ManagementVoyager lets you categorize every single product you put into your system.  You can assign it to a:

  • Department
  • Category
  • Sub-Category
  • Vendor
  • Season
  • Product Line

These groupings will allow you to pinpoint information without going through massive amounts of data. 

Promotions, pricing groups, merchandising reports, customer purchasing habits, physical counts, and product searching can all be broken down by these groupings.

Another nice Inventory Control feature built into Voyager is the Sizing Matrix.  This matrix allows you to setup three key elements of a product, such as color, size, and width.

Voyager Inventory Matrix

This matrix is not limited though; each style/product can have its own matrix.  For instance, if you are selling parts, you could make a matrix of color, size, and inseam, instead of color size and width.  The matrix attributes are user-definable.

Each cell in the matrix will track cost and price information, on hand and on order information, as well as tax information and inventory information, such as inventory movement, supplier codes, and barcodes.

You can also run reports based on these matrixes.  You would be able to track which sizes, colors, and widths are selling and which are not.  This information will help you purchase the right things.

There are numerous inventory types built into Voyager:

  • Standard Items
  • Matrix Items
  • Service Items
  • Kits
  • Packages
  • Custom Specification Items
  • Serialized Items

Each of these product types can be setup for many locations and are tracked in real-time.  There are no delays between locations in Voyager.

The following Inventory Control functions are built into Voyager:

  • Receiving
  • Adjusting
  • Physical Count (Manual and Automated)
  • Transfers
  • Return to Vendor
  • Promotions
  • Special Pricing Groups and Cost Maintenance
  • Barcoding
  • Matrix Setup
  • Supplier Information, including color coding
  • Multiple location inventory balancing
  • Multiple suppliers per item
  • Purchase Order and Special Order Control

Finally, the following Inventory Reports are built into the system:

  • Inventory Value Report
  • Inventory Status Report
  • Price List
  • Inventory Activity Audit
  • Negative Inventory List
  • Sold / Onhand Report
  • Top X Selling Report
  • Inventory Variance Reports
  • Receiving, Adjusting, Cost Changes Audits