Inform Software

Inventory Management

Your customers demand their orders filled now, priced correctly and delivered on time. Inform tells you what products are ready to reorder, how many are needed for the upcoming season and has advanced support for multi-branch distributors.

The key to profitability is balancing your inventory costs, and maximizing turns while maintaining the highest possible order fill rate. Inform lets you meet these goals, providing insight and control into every aspect of your inventory status, customer requirements, demand, sales and profitability trends.

Remarkable Insight into your Inventory
Inform's Product Analysis screen reveals every aspect of any product, including stock, non-stock, service or labor items.  Explore all the detail of your inventory's 'in-transit' information, including availability, open orders, purchase orders, backorders, branch transfers, and returned goods, for a complete picture of your inventory status.

Purchase Forecasting
Inform's automated procurement system keeps stock levels optimized. System calculated stock minimum and reorder quantity provide sophisticated forecasting.  Most distributors using inform begin to achieve effective inventory management within months of implementation. Inform automatically tracks product demand, demand trend, seasonality, sales exceptions, and lead times.

Inventory Analysis Monitors your Biggest Investment
Achieve long term improvements and effective inventory management with enterprise level inventory analysis. Inform automatically provides easily understood inventory metrics including Branch Overstock analysis, A-B-C Ranking, Inventory Turns, and 'GMROI ' (Gross Margin Return on Investment).

Effectively Manage Inventory for One or Many Branches
Inform tracks replenishment requirements, inventory rank and turns at all branches. Automate branch replenishment with flexible, parameter-driven stock transfers. Centralized and branch specific forecasting with purchase time alerts for branch overstock meet the needs of distributors with two locations or twenty.