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Inventory System of
Fruitas Ice Candy Company

A Project Presented to the
College of Engineering and Technology

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements
For the Subject System Analysis and Design

By:
Canlas III, Jose Jr.
Golimlim, Arjie B.
Indiano, Jose R.
Jamon, Bernie Emmanuel V
Melendrez, Ma. Ellaine V.
Sagun, Regine Abigail A.
.
C041

To:
Engr. Elemerito Pineda

Date:

Abstract

Through man’s knowledge and creativity, the world has been changed, from the prehistoric tools of the primitive man up to the modern machineries, the advancement in technology and the state-of-the-art hardware and software that man uses nowadays, makes our community march onward in an expeditious civilization and industrialization. The world we live in has been transformed immensely with the advent used of the information. At this time, almost every aspect of the human life is influenced by the rapid advancement of technology providing us with the novel opportunities and fresh challenges at the same time. This is manifested in all sectors of the economy: communication, education, health services, entertainment, finance, publishing, retailing, and other areas. Indeed, information technology has made the indelible mark in our lives, making everyday living possible without it. Computerization is basically concerned with the automation of task using computer-based information system. This process with the people involved in doing a certain task, which being replaced by particular machineries. Computerization would also mean less effort exerted, sine manual can be done in shorter span of time. In today’s growing market many businesses are turning toward automated systems to perform their everyday tasks. Automated systems can replace the cost and time consuming processes that were once completed by hand while providing companies with more accurate data. One automated system that is becoming more popular is the automated inventory system. This system is used to track the merchandise and goods of retail stores, grocery stores, hardware stores, etc. In this paper the proponents will discuss the background of automated inventory systems, including what they are, how they work and what type of data and information that they provide for businesses. They will also give some examples of companies that have automated inventory systems and how they have changed their business. They will provide the advantages and disadvantages of automated inventory systems and the affect they can have on a businesses’ growth and competitive edge. .

CHAPTER 1

INTRODUCTION

A. Background of the Study
Fruitas Group aims to mark its 10th anniversary in the local food cart industry by opening its 500th store in the country. Fruitas Group, the leading company in the local food cart industry, could very well be making history in a matter of months. As the company behind such successful brands as Fruitas, Black Pearl, Tea-rrific!, Buko Loco, The Mango Farm, among many others, marks its decade-long reign in the market, Fruitas is gearing up to reach a bigger milestone: that is, opening its 500th store in the country. Fruitas is proof that a proudly Filipino-owned company can be regarded as world-class and a leader in the food cart industry. The business eventually did grow. In fact it grew over tenfold. Fruitas now has 477 “profitable” stores nationwide, and the figures, according to Lester, won’t stop anytime soon.

B. Statement of the Problem
There are a number of problems that can cause havoc with inventory management. Some happen more frequently than others. Here are some of the more common problems with inventory systems. * Unqualified employees in charge of inventory.

* Not identifying shortages ahead of time.
* Excessive inventory in stock and unable to move it quickly enough.  * Computer assessment of inventory items for sale is inaccurate.  * Items in-stock gets misplaced.
* Not keeping up with the...
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