OMS was designed to meet the following criteria for a user
friendly system, and to give the user a powerful tool in expediting the
Speed and accuracy of
entry through a graphical user interface
data allows the user to enter information rapidly and accurately, by utilizing
drop down lists that provide specific information applicable to the business
Automatic and immediate
updates for status changes, quantities, etc..
An integrated database
supports automatic updates, instead of batch processing, to allow information
entered into OMS, whether by Order Entry, Planning or via Bar Code
Scanner, to be immediately disseminated thoughout all OMS modules,
providing all users with real-time information.
Keys are extensively utilized to automatically display business relevant
data and avoid the re-entering of search
Keyless data entry
Keying errors are reduced
with the use of drop down lists, bar code scanners and data validation.
Bar Code Scanners
Real time inventory
accuracy and batch status are obtained with the use of radio frequency
scanners. They update the database by transmitting data to the
Warehouse and Shop Floor modules.
Provide user access
to historical data in order to determine trends to be used in making
decisions for purchasing, planning, scheduling or forecasting. Allow the
quick retrieval and complete traceability of data for events such
as responding to customer inquiries, all manner of reporting and even