Parts Management System gives you the tools you need
to manage your parts distribution operations. The system
- Parts logistical management
- Parts inventory management
- Parts warehouse management
Within each of these areas, we have set out to streamline
operating procedures in order to obtain operational
efficiencies. We have developed this system with your
dealers and customers in mind. It is essential that
such a system offer ease of use and just-in-time reliability,
so that you can gain dealer and customer acceptance.
The Strategic Parts Management System delivers!
Adequate and constant flow of parts inventory is
essential for efficient and reliable operations. With
the Strategic Parts Management System, you can measure
the performance of your part vendors in meeting your
parts order requirements. The system provides scheduled
parts order replenishments, taking into account vendor
lead times to ensure that parts continuously flow
through the logistical pipeline to meet future demands.
The tracking of in-transit inventory provides extended
availability information for critical parts, so that
you may effectively plan for future part arrivals.
The management of dealer orders completes the logistical
flow from your warehouses to your customers.
Management of inventory levels is essential for effective
parts operations. Insufficient inventory levels can
lead to lost sales and customers, and decreased parts
business reliability. Overstocking of inventory leads
to high inventory expenses. The Strategic Parts Management
System provides the tools necessary to plan and manage
the correct level of inventory to meet future demands
without incurring the high expenses of maintaining
inventory supply. The system relies on consistent
monitoring of inventory levels and the proper forecasting
measures so you can plan for part demand. Inventory
categories enable you to classify and separate your
faster-moving parts inventory from slower-moving parts,
thus providing a checkpoint against your vendor order
The Strategic Parts Management System lets you run
an efficient parts warehouse. Parts are organized
and classified into specific locations within your
warehouse. Part picking sheets help your warehouse
personnel organize with the proper sequence, so they
can quickly locate and stock parts within the warehouse.
Physical inventory procedures allow you to validate
and adjust your physical inventory levels. The system
also provides for multiple warehouse management so
you may partition your parts distirbution across your
The Strategic Parts Management System ensures that
you can provide the highest level of service to your
dealers. We understand that in many cases, dealers
have choices when it comes to their parts purchasing
decisions. Therefore, we want to help you provide
easy, friendly, and reliable service, so you can consistently
win their business and their loyalty.
By optimizing your dealer order fill rates, vendor
responsiveness, and assistance in pricing strategies,
you ensure continued dealer -- and customer -- satisfaction.
You can also organize your dealers' inventory stocking
strategies by setting ordering policies that motivate
dealers to stock parts.
Daily management summaries provide key operating
data, either in the form of reports, or in data files
available for graphical analysis. The system relies
heavily on exception reporting and exception processing.
This helps your management make more educated parts
The system is designed to help you make more efficient
use of your staff. The concept of Zero Data Entry
is accomplished through automated data links, such
as our Dealer Communications Systems, optional electronic
Communications links with your vendors, Internet-based
Communications, and the automatic generation of vendor
purchase orders within our forecasting module.