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Visiting Cat's PJs
Publishers face a number of unique inventory management problems. Tracking
hundreds (or thousands) of fragile products through the cycle of receipt,
stocking, moving, picking, and returning can turn what should be a simple
process into a nightmare. Our system combines ease of use with tight control
and a complete audit trail.
Automatic Inventory Adjustment
The Cat's Pajamas immediately updates all data associated with an order, so
you can analyze the status of any title at any time.
Returns automatically update inventory, whether books are to be returned to
stock or come back damaged.
A physical inventory program simplifies counting, reconciliation, and
updating of stock quantities.
Every stock movement is tracked and stored in a
transaction audit file: every shipment, every return, every consignment, every
manual entry, every physical inventory adjustment, for the lifetime of the
View these adjustments at any time, for selected books or
for all books, for any range of dates. Print for a title, some titles, or all
titles, for any range of dates and any type of transaction.
Multiple Warehouses and Locations
Maintain separate inventory in up to five warehouses.
Optionally, we can add up to four additional warehouses.
Within the main warehouse, maintain up to four bin
locations, as well as a "returns" location. Another option lets you create
unlimited locations within the primary warehouse to reflect actual quantities
found in each bin or rack.
Viewing/reporting options help you track books more
Comprehensive Reporting On Demand
View/print/export information on low stock, excess stock, or inactive
products. Inventory valuation, reorder/restock, or other reports whenever you
Selectively exclude "hurt book" inventory from valuation reporting.