• Consumables Inventory

    The CSIU Consumables Inventory application is a comprehensive package offering tools for identifying, tracking and reporting of items defined as consumable. Major features and characteristics include:

    Ease of Use

    • User-friendly screens for real-time data entry and report generation.
    • Context-sensitive messages and field identifiers to assist in data entry/selection.
    • Detailed documentation is available from the Help menu.
    • Consistent in appearance and functionality with other CSIU applications.

    Effective Integration

    • Includes Query Maker, a flexible report writer.
    • Integration with other CSIU financial applications such as Bidding and Fund Accounting.
    • Assorted Reports
    • Item directory listings.
    • Transaction reports.
    • Receiving reports
    • Physical inventory checklists and recounts.
    • Item reorder status.
    • Inventory value verification.
    • Outstanding orders.
    • Pick lists, packing slips, and stocking report.
    • Item catalog.

    Comprehensive Record Keeping

    • Detailed history of all inventory transactions.
    • User-defined units of measure.
    • Recording of manual receipts.
    • Tracking of supply requisitions and shipping.
    • Variable levels of approval for requisitions.

    Data Manipulation Tools

    • Maintenance of supply levels.
    • User established reordering level and notification.
    • Physical vs. perpetual reconciliation.
    • Weighted average item valuation.
    • Flexible "order processing," allowing for routine order entry, item exceptions and substitutions, and delivery day changes.
    • Time-sensitive computation of beginning/ending balances.
    • Receiving module uses POs to automate receiving process for item inventory.
    • Ability to hold orders for future release.
    • Item inquiry of detailed transactions.
    • Inquiry of pending and shipped orders.
    • Automated back-ordering and release of incomplete shipments.
    • Audit Log.