Florida Food Mart is a medium size grocery store located in Tampa, Florida. The store and management offices are housed in a 20,000 square foot facility on the North West side of Tampa. There are approximately 45 employees consisting of 20 Cashiers, 10 Stock Clerks, 8 Bagging Associates, 3 Shipping and Receiving Clerks, 3 Store Managers, 1 Technician, 2 Purchasing Agents, 1 Accountant, 1 Marketing Director, 1 Vice President, and 1 President.
The Database Team has been assigned the task of upgrading Florida Food Mart's outdated inventory processing system by designing and implementing a state of the art relational database management system utilizing MS Access integrated with Florida Food Marts present point-of-sale (POS) software.
The Database Team has agreed to have a fully functional system in place by December 1, 2002. A preliminary budget of $75,000.00 has been approved and allocated to this project. Scope
The Database Team proactively worked on the development of the Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD). The ERD is being designed as a management tool to assist with the development of the Team's Grocery Store Inventory System. The Grocery Store Inventory System is to be utilized by four main sections: purchasing agent's ordering merchandise, merchandise being received and placed in storage, customer purchasing merchandise, and accounting paying invoices and calculating profit and losses. Learning Team B has established the following methodology that will be followed throughout the project. ·Establish a scope of work
·Analysis of current system
·Analysis of future system
·Database Entity-Relationship model
·Detail design of database system
The purpose of the grocery inventory system is to track inventories, sales, and the calculation of profits and losses to effectively manage a grocery store. This inventory system will allow for...