Topics: Inventory control system, Inventory, Supply chain management Pages: 4 (1159 words) Published: September 1, 2012

Columbia State Community College (2006) uses computer identification account (Log In Name and Password) for access to the institutions computer usage logs occurs electrically through the individual users log in/out process. Users are also informed that they are responsible for any computer file’s, database and/or internet sites that are accessed through their computer identification account, notwithstanding their failure to adhere to the log in/out process, on their voluntary publication of their account information to others.

  "It is nearly impossible to overemphasize the importance of keeping inventory levels under control," Ronald Pachura wrote in an article for IIE Solutions. "Whether the problems incurred are caused by carrying too little or too much inventory, manufacturers need to become aware that inventory control is not just a materials management or warehouse department issue. The purchasing, receiving, engineering, manufacturing, and accounting departments all contribute to the accuracy of the inventory methods and records."

                It is little wonder that business experts commonly cite inventory management as a vital element that can spell the difference between success and failure in today's keenly competitive business world. Writing in Production and Inventory Management Journal, Godwin Udo described telecommunications technology as a critical organizational asset that can help a company realize important competitive gains in the area of inventory management. According to Udo, companies that make good use of this technology are far better equipped to succeed than those who rely on outdated or unwieldy methods of inventory control.

In the Abstract that Lexi Hartman made which is entitled “Automated Inventory Systems” (2005) he said that an automated inventory system is software that allows companies to better manage their inventory systems.  They increase companies’ productivity and sales while decreasing their...
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