Inventory management system

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Abstract

With the rapid growth of Human Computer Interaction, more and more useful software are out to replace erroneous human efforts. The system is being proposed in this report aims to manage inventory in a computerized environment rather than manually in a glass dealing enterprise. It encompasses functionalities such as report generation, order alerts e.t.c.This research examines inventory management and the role it plays in improving customer satisfaction. It looks at how glass companies have been under pressure to streamline their inventory systems, and the consequences of such actions. Many glass companies are, therefore, looking at various inventory management systems as they belief this will have a positive effect on the satisfaction of their customers. It also outlines the methodology used in the research and concludes by pointing out the limitations of the research as well as suggestions for further research.


Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE 7
1.0 INTRODUCTION 7
1.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION 7
1.2 PURPOSE OF INVENTORY MANAGEMENT AUTOMATION 7
1.3 JUSTIFICATION OF THE PROBLEM 8
1.4 PROJECT OBJECTIVES 8
1.4.1 GENERAL OBJECTIVES 8
1.4.2 SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES 8
1.5 LIMITATIONS OF THE SYSTEM 9
1.6 ADVANTAGES OF THE SYSTEM UPON DEVELOPMENT 9

CHAPTER TWO 9
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 9
2.1 INVENTORY MANAGEMENT DEFINITION 10
2.2 FUNCTIONS OF INVENTORIES 11
2.3 HOW INVENTORY CONTROL SYSTEMS REALLY WORKs 12
2.4 AUTOMATED INVENTORY CONTROL SYSTEM SOFTWARE 12
2.5 WHY INVENTORY CONTROL/MANAGEMENT AUTOMATION 14
2.6 WHAT INDUSTRIES REQUIRE INVENTORY CONTROL 14
2.7 WHY INVENTORY MANAGEMENT IS IMPORTANT 15
2.8 The Domain 15
2.9 THE CLIENT 15

CHAPTER THREE 15
3.0 IMPLEMENTATION METHODOLOGY 15
3.1 SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODOLOGY 15
3.2 DATA COLLECTION 16
3.3 ANALYSIS OF THE EXISTING SYSTEM 16
3.4  LIMITATION OF THE EXISTING SYSTEM 16

CHAPTER FOUR 17
4.0 SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND REQUIREMENT MODELLING 17
4.1 SYSTEM FLOWCHART 18
4.2 DATA FLOW DIAGRAM SHOWING A REPRESENTATION OF THE SYSTEM 19
4.3 SEQUENCE DESIGN DIAGRAM FOR THE SYSTEM’S INTERACTION 21
4.4 REQUIREMENT DEFINITIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS 22
4.4.1 REQUIREMENT STATEMENT 22
4.4.2 SYSTEM USERS 23
4.5 CHOICE OF DEVELOPMENT TOOLS 23
4.6 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS 23
4.6.1 Software Requirements 23
4.6.2 Hardware Requirements 23

CHAPTER FIVE 24
5.0 SYSTEM DESIGN 24
5.1 DATA BASE DESIGN 25
5.1.1 LOGIN TABLE 25
5.1.2 ORDER TABLE;SUPPLY ORDER 25
5.1.3 TRANSACTION TABLE;SUPPLY FORM 25
5.1.4 ORDER TABLE; SALES ORDER 26
5.1.5 SALES TABLE 26
5.2 PROGRAM DESIGN 27
5.2.1 Implementation of the Home Form 27
5.2.2 Implementation of the Main menu form 28
5.2.3 Implementation of the Input forms 28
5.2.4 Implementation of the report forms 30
5.3 SYSTEM VALIDATION 30

CHAPTER SIX 30
6.0 SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION 30
6.1 CODING TOOLS 30
6.2 TESTING 31
6.2.1 UNIT TEST 31
6.2.2 SYSTEM TEST 31
6.3 EDUCATION AND TRAINING 31
6.4 INTEGRATION 31
6.5 CHANGEOVER TECHNIQUE 32

CHAPTER SEVEN 32
7.0 LIMITATIONS 32
7.1 CONCLUSION 33
7.2 RECOMMENDATIONS 33
REFERENCES 33






 








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APA

Kimanzi, D. (2018). Inventory management system. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/inventory-management-system-1894

MLA 8th

Kimanzi, Diana "Inventory management system" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/inventory-management-system-1894. Accessed 02 Aug. 2021.

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Kimanzi, Diana . "Inventory management system". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 02 Aug. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/inventory-management-system-1894 >.

Chicago

Kimanzi, Diana . "Inventory management system" Afribary (2018). Accessed August 02, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/inventory-management-system-1894