|SUMA - Supply Management Project in the Aftermath of Disasters : Warehouse Management (PAHO-OPS, 1996, 64 p.)|
Warehouse management requires that definitions be made of the minimum levels, maximum levels, and reorder point (reorder an item because the inventory is at a critical level) to ensure that a supply will be available at any given moment. With this report, the user can confirm the inventory of each product based on the definition of those values.
To prepare this report
a-) Define the minimum and maximum values, based on the parameters and the criteria for the type of supply.
b-) Review the resulting list, especially the columns referring to the criteria for minimum and maximum levels and reorder points.
Following is a sample screen showing confirmation:
In the list shown above, the user can go to the <CHECK> field and press <ENTER> to confirm the minimum/maximum options defined for a specific item. If the option "Minimum/Maximum levels in the utilities menu was used, the confirmation will look like the following screen:
As shown in the above screen, the critical level is expressed in the presentation unit, 10 bags of rice, or In the case of medicines, this is expressed in terms of administration, form and potency of medicine.