Maintain a list of products within SAM and ensure easy accessibility. Several SAM modules work with this product list (i.e. Purchasing, Jobs, Quotations, and Sales) and it maintains a list of costs for each component. Also, it keeps track of all the movements of your stock and parts. SAM stock control system gives you full control of your inventory, it is easy to create an invoice, do inventory, goods management, goods category management, keep track of sales, records management, staff permission management, track stock in multiple locations, perform fast stock takes using a barcode scanner and backup and restore data.
The software interfaces seamlessy with Sage 50 accounts. You can be taking orders from one workstation whilst at the same time other users could be booking in stock and managing deliveries, or despatching from separate terminals anywhere within your organisation. Sam stock system’s also includes a flexible Bill of Materials, there is no restrection on the number of levels.
Stock Control Features:
✅ Part Code – Assign a code to new stock items and that code will remain throughout the product’s shelf life
✅ Description – add a concise product description for each stock item
✅ Pricing – SAM will record a stock item cost price (from your supplier) and selling price (to your customer). It will account for your suppliers’ charges (delivery cost and exchange rates) and your selling price (delivery cost and profit).
✅ Unit of Sale – SAM allows for parts to be bought and sold in different units (for example, you can purchase in tons and sell in Kgs).
✅ Density – SAM accounts for various density factors (e.g. water, oil or foam).
✅ Manufacturers Code – a unique code assigned to each manufacturer by the numbering authority indicated by the GS1 Prefix. All products produced by a given company will use the same manufacturer code.
✅ Weight – Records the total weight including packaging.
✅ Minimum Stock Level – Helps to ensure that there is enough time to replenish stock before a production run, receive a notification so that you never run out of vital items. Remember to bear in mind the delivery times from the supplier and to the customer
✅ Maximum Stock Level – Never hold too much stock! SAM accounts for storage space, sales velocity, insurance costs and the risk of parts becoming out of date.
✅ Depots – record the names of your different warehouses’ locations.
✅ Batch Tracking – Track the expiration date of stock items.
✅ Serial Number Tracking – Track individual stock items right from their creation to sale. Each unit possesses a unique identification code which helps to find who it was sold to. This can be done manually or automatically.
✅ Full inventory management – Efficiently manage constantly changing stock levels throughout the year, avoid the risk of human error by automating your key business processes.
✅ Reduced risk of overselling – Overselling is a major challenge, often resulting in loss of control, and disappointed customers.
✅ Reduced costs – Streamline your inventory management processes, and eliminate the inventory costs associated with human error and benefit from cost-savings.
✅ Overstocking – Maintaining the right balance in stock levels is a challenging task. Not enough stock can lead to unhappy customers and potential loss of sales.
✅ Better margins from suppliers – Minimum, Maximum stock levels, Serial number tracking capabilities, gives you better product trace-ability and subsequently you are able to access valuable information about product sales, allowing for potential negotiations with suppliers.With detailed information on supplier performance, you will be better equipped to negotiate more favourable trading terms and even exclusivity deals.
✅ Product Visibility in the event of a recall – Batch tracking can be so important when dealing with product recalls, you can save countless hours and numerous headaches, without full product traceability and the ability to easily locate necessary batches, attempting to resolve a problem with your supplier can be a major challenge.
✅ Better Business decisions – Effective inventory management can provide invaluable sales data, allowing for more data-driven business decisions.