Pro-Stock

This system is specifically designed for the Clothing industry, to maintain inventory levels for all items used in garment manufacturing.

Pro-Stock is used to:

  • Facilitate control, ordering, receiving and issue procedures
  • Maintain inventory quantities and values
  • Identify and dispose of slow-moving, obsolete or damaged inventories.
  • Maintain summary information of inventory locations for ease of issue and control.
  • This system is specifically designed for the Clothing industry, to maintain inventory levels for all items used in garment manufacturing.

Pro-Stock is used to:

  • Facilitate control, ordering, receiving and issue procedures
  • Maintain inventory quantities and values
  • Identify and dispose of slow-moving, obsolete or damaged inventories.
  • Maintain summary information of inventory locations for ease of issue and control.
  • Linked to Pro-Cost for the generation of Garment costing.
  • Linked to MRP (Materials requirement planning)
  • Access security, restricts Pro-Stock to relevant users only.

Specific features that make Pro-Stock unique are:

1. Stock Groups

Stock items are initially divided into Main groups, i.e. Fabrics, Linings, Trims, Packaging, and Stationery etc…

These main groupings are further sub-divided into sub-groups, i.e.

Fabric Polycotton
Denim
Viscose
Etc…

All Inventory Items are then stored at the next level under the sub-group, i.e.

Polycotton 60% 40%
80% 20%
Etc…

Whereas

Trims would be separated as follows.

Trims Buttons

Wide Lace
Narrow lace
Elastic
Bows
Etc…

These being further divided as follows

Buttons 12 ligne
15 ligne
20 ligne
Etc…

This procedure allows for ease of location, and keeps similar items within the same grouping. It has the advantage of facilitating the substitution of items when required.

It is also possible to maintain stocks by colour and size categories within the system,
E.g. Bra Wires, this would be an item within a group named “Wires” and will allow for stock of
Individual sizes to be monitored, zips ect may be stored by colour and size.

2. Receipts and Storage

As stocks are received, they are checked and located in pre-defined areas, thus providing inventory quantity and value information by specific location

3. Pictures

As items are received into stock they are photographed, or scanned into the system. This is then attached to the item for the user to view as they are working with each item. Thus it is possible to identify remaining stock that is older than an acceptable, and request the designers to use these in new developments. It is easy to identify items for substitution.

4. Fabric

The following controls are available for controlling fabric and ensuring its utilisation is maximised.

  1. Within one fabric, separation of stock is permissible in different widths and shades.
    I.e. stock can be entered in up to 6 different widths and 6 different shades, and different shrinkage factors these can be combined as necessary to improve fabric utilisation.
  2. All rolls of cloth are bar-coded, tickets attached and scanned into the stock room upon receipt.
  3. Fabric issues are made via scanning and an issue slip is generated.
  4. Pro-Cut links directly so that widths for marker planning are instantly visible thus fabric wastage is reduced.
  5. With Bar-coded roll and trims tickets spot stock checks are facilitated.

5. Stock Write-downs

Stock write-downs are possible by group or individual item.

6. Stock Reservation.

Stock can be reserved for particular orders, indicating how much stock remains unallocated.

7. Sending stock out for processing

It is possible to send items out for additional processes, the item is “booked out” for the additional process, and its current value is maintained in the stock records until the additional processes are completed. The item is then received into stock as new item and its new value recorded.

8. Links

The system is linked to our MRP (material requirement planning)
Pro-Cut for fabric roll integration
Accounting systems

Reports

  • Stock Availability
  • Inventory Age Analysis by Inventory group or item
  • Stock Qty & Value by:
    1. Location
    2. Reservations
    3. Receipts and Returns to supplier
    4. Issues and returns to Production
    5. Colour and Size
  • Purchase Orders to be placed today *
  • Outstanding Purchase Orders
  • Inventory due today*
  • Bill of Materials per Style
  • Materials Issue Slip per Cutting Order (Fabric & Trims)
  • Total Issues or Receipts per Inventory Item over a period
  • Short Deliveries on Purchase Orders by Supplier
  • Daily purchasing report
  • Audit Trail on outstanding items
Pro-Cost

Comes with Pro-Stock

This Module does Garment costing, it is linked to the Pro-Stock module to access current stock items and prices where available, and if not available allows new items to be entered directly into the stock/costing system.

The module has the following functionality.

The ability to produce a “Cost per Minute” rate for labour cost.

This is done by calculating the capacity of the current workforce at their average efficiency performance over the full working year, removing holidays, absenteeism, and any anticipated work stoppages.

The annual running expenses of the business are recorded spreadsheet style, this can be allocated as production, and sales/admin expenses, using this type of method it is easy to calculate the CMT cost, and use the factory as a cost center to ensure full cost recovery, it also allows us to monitor the Admin/Sales proportion of the costs to ensure they do not get out of kilter.

The Capacity is divided into the operating costs to produce the cost per minute.

We then import the Standard minute value of the garment from GSD or Pro-Man to establish the Labour/Overhead costs involved in the garment.

Fabric costs are calculated in the normal way, doing either a proper “Ratio” marker, if the size distribution is known in advance, or by laying out the patterns of the central size to establish the fabric requirement of the style.

Trim requirements are established from the sample garment.

Packaging and transport costs are entered as above.

We then add various allowances as required by the company.

The system will now calculate a range of selling prices using different mark-ups; the user will choose the price that satisfies his criteria.

It is possible to Preview, Print or fax/email reports directly from the systemLinked to Pro-Cost for the generation of Garment costing.
Linked to MRP (Materials requirement planning)
Access security, restricts Pro-Stock to relevant users only.
Specific features that make Pro-Stock unique are:

1. Stock Groups

Stock items are initially divided into Main groups, i.e. Fabrics, Linings, Trims, Packaging, and Stationery etc…

These main groupings are further sub-divided into sub-groups, i.e.

Fabric Polycotton
Denim
Viscose
Etc…

All Inventory Items are then stored at the next level under the sub-group, i.e.
Polycotton 60% 40%
80% 20%
Etc…

Whereas

Trims would be separated as follows.

Trims Buttons
Wide Lace
Narrow lace
Elastic
Bows
Etc…

These being further divided as follows

Buttons 12 ligne
15 ligne
20 ligne
Etc…

This procedure allows for ease of location, and keeps similar items within the same grouping. It has the advantage of facilitating the substitution of items when required.


It is also possible to maintain stocks by colour and size categories within the system,
E.g. Bra Wires, this would be an item within a group named “Wires” and will allow for stock of
Individual sizes to be monitored, zips ect may be stored by colour and size.

2.  Receipts and Storage

As stocks are received, they are checked and located in pre-defined areas, thus providing inventory quantity and value information by specific location

3. Pictures

As items are received into stock they are photographed, or scanned into the system. This is then attached to the item for the user to view as they are working with each item. Thus it is possible to identify remaining stock that is older than an acceptable, and request the designers to use these in new developments. It is easy to identify items for substitution.

4. Fabric

The following controls are available for controlling fabric and ensuring its utilisation is maximised.

  • Within one fabric, separation of stock is permissible in different widths and shades.
    I.e. stock can be entered in up to 6 different widths and 6 different shades, and different shrinkage factors these can be combined as necessary to improve fabric utilisation.
  • All rolls of cloth are bar-coded, tickets attached and scanned into the stock room upon receipt.
  • Fabric issues are made via scanning and an issue slip is generated.
  • Pro-Cut links directly so that widths for marker planning are instantly visible thus fabric wastage is reduced.
  • With Bar-coded roll and trims tickets spot stock checks are facilitated.

5.  Stock Write-downs

Stock write-downs are possible by group or individual item.

6. Stock Reservation.

Stock can be reserved for particular orders, indicating how much stock remains unallocated.

7. Sending stock out for processing

It is possible to send items out for additional processes, the item is “booked out” for the additional process, and its current value is maintained in the stock records until the additional processes are completed. The item is then received into stock as new item and its new value recorded.

8. Links

The system is linked to our MRP (material requirement planning)
Pro-Cut for fabric roll integration
Accounting systems

Reports

  • Stock Availability
  • Inventory Age Analysis by Inventory group or item
  • Stock Qty & Value by:
    1. Location
    2. Reservations
    3. Receipts and Returns to supplier
    4. Issues and returns to Production
    5. Colour and Size
  • Purchase Orders to be placed today *
  • Outstanding Purchase Orders
  • Inventory due today*
  • Bill of Materials per Style
  • Materials Issue Slip per Cutting Order (Fabric & Trims)
  • Total Issues or Receipts per Inventory Item over a period
  • Short Deliveries on Purchase Orders by Supplier
  • Daily purchasing report
  • Audit Trail on outstanding items

Pro-Cost

Comes with Pro-Stock

This Module does Garment costing, it is linked to the Pro-Stock module to access current stock items and prices where available, and if not available allows new items to be entered directly into the stock/costing system.

The module has the following functionality.

The ability to produce a “Cost per Minute” rate for labour cost.

This is done by calculating the capacity of the current workforce at their average efficiency performance over the full working year, removing holidays, absenteeism, and any anticipated work stoppages.

The annual running expenses of the business are recorded spreadsheet style, this can be allocated as production, and sales/admin expenses, using this type of method it is easy to calculate the CMT cost, and use the factory as a cost center to ensure full cost recovery, it also allows us to monitor the Admin/Sales proportion of the costs to ensure they do not get out of kilter.

The Capacity is divided into the operating costs to produce the cost per minute.

We then import the Standard minute value of the garment from GSD or Pro-Man to establish the Labour/Overhead costs involved in the garment.

Fabric costs are calculated in the normal way, doing either a proper “Ratio” marker, if the size distribution is known in advance, or by laying out the patterns of the central size to establish the fabric requirement of the style.

Trim requirements are established from the sample garment.

Packaging and transport costs are entered as above.

We then add various allowances as required by the company.

The system will now calculate a range of selling prices using different mark-ups; the user will choose the price that satisfies his criteria.

It is possible to Preview, Print or fax/email reports directly from the system

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