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Inventory Control

ACCPAC Advantage Series Inventory Control is a complete, integrated, multi-location inventory management system that is deployable over the Web.

ACCPAC Advantage Series Inventory Control manages stock levels and processes inventory receipts, shipments, returns and adjustments. Inventory Control provides effective inventory management by offering extensive screen inquiries and reporting functions that give you detailed and current information about quantities, prices, item movements and sales histories. Because Inventory Control runs through a standard Web browser, you can process all of your inventory transactions anytime, anywhere using an Internet browser.



  • Comprehensive stock control and tracking
  • Multi-location inventory management
  • Vendor and purchase price specifications for inventory items
  • Flexible pricing and costing features (including a LIFO/FIFO Inquiry window)
  • Multicurrency support using the add-on Multicurrency module**
  • Integration with Order Entry and Purchase Orders modules
  • Web-deployable

Comprehensive Stock Control and Tracking

  • Track an unlimited number of inventory items for any number of locations.
  • Maintain different item number structures for as many as 24 characters and 10 segments.*
  • Use special characters such as "/", "*" or blanks within a part number for greater flexibility in part number management.
  • Link manufacturers' item numbers to Inventory Control item numbers, including UPC codes, ISBN numbers and shortcut codes that you use to accelerate data entry.
  • Handle fractional quantities to four decimal places.
  • Use different units of measure for purchasing, selling and stock keeping.
  • Use categories to classify stock and to allocate costs to departments or cost centers.
  • Allocate items to as many different control account sets as needed for extreme flexibility.
  • Record serial numbers and details for shipments and orders.
  • Enter 250-character comments with each transaction detail.
  • Adjust inventory by quantities and costs.
  • Set up cross-location item reorder quantities or reorder quantities for specific locations.
  • Assign as many as nine vendors per item for extensive flexibility.
  • Specify an item bin number for each location.
  • Assemble items using single-level bills of materials.
  • Receive non-stock items in Inventory Control and Purchase Orders to automatically update the last unit cost and vendor cost information.

Flexible Pricing and Costing Features

  • Set up contract prices for customers by item or by category. This feature lets users base customer pricing on a price level (Base, A, B, C, D or E), discount percent, discount amount, fixed price, cost plus a fixed amount or cost plus a percentage.
  • Cost items by moving average, FIFO, LIFO, standard costs, most recent costs or user-defined costing methods.
  • Use an unlimited number of FIFO/LIFO buckets. This provides additional costing information for items using LIFO/FIFO through an Inquiry window.
  • Define two optional costs for advanced costing flexibility of inventory items.
  • View an item's average cost (as of the last day end) when entering an adjustment.
  • Specify an additional charge, such as freight or duty, when transferring items between warehouses. Allocate the charge by quantity, weight or cost. Allocation can be system-generated or manually entered.
  • Specify special sale pricing for a range of dates to fit all pricing needs.
  • Specify the vendors and the purchase price (vendor cost) of your inventory items in the new Vendor Details window. You can use the vendor cost as the default cost in Inventory Control and Purchase Orders to update the vendor cost each time you purchase an item.
  • Cost items by location with complete reporting.
  • Set sales prices for a specified time period.
  • Use as many as five markups or discount price levels per item and price list.
  • Set pricing by percentage or amount, and by customer type or quantity purchased.
  • Use as many as six decimal places in prices.
  • Define an unlimited number of units of measure per item with fractional conversion factors.
  • Maintain separate price lists for different customer types, payment methods, regions or currencies.
  • Copy prices between lists, specifying percentage change or a multiplier.
  • Update prices for all items or a range of items on a price list.
  • Define as many as eight optional fields for items. Create validation tables to restrict allowable entries to ensure 100 percent data entry accuracy and full customization.***
  • Print reports to analyze your inventory and determine:
    • Price levels and products that do not meet the desired markup
    • Items with a profit margin lower than a specified percentage
    • Items that are not selling well
    • Items that must be reordered

Integrated Solution

  • Integrates with other financial applications for seamless processing.
  • Enables cross-module drilldown from the General Ledger Transaction History to the original Inventory Control receipt.
  • Automatically provides information to Order Entry of item numbers, alternate item numbers, item descriptions, prices, quantities and locations of stock on hand.
  • When integrated with Order Entry, automatically updates committed and on-hand quantities in Inventory Control when you enter orders and invoices, for complete control of inventory.
  • When integrated with Purchase Orders, increases accuracy by ensuring that the last price paid for an inventory item is tracked and reported.
  • Uses the Accounts Payable vendor list during receipt entry and keeps vendor information with item records.
  • Enters, posts and reports receipt and shipment transactions in any currency.
  • Multicurrency support using the add-on Multicurrency module. **
  • Maintains separate price lists for all currencies used in a company. **

Complete Statistics for Easy Inventory Analysis

  • Print item evaluation, reorder report, overstocked items, slow-moving items and a physical inventory worksheet.
  • View reports by transaction.
  • Print transaction history by Inventory Control account showing beginning and ending balances.
  • Accumulate transaction and sales statistics by periods you specify and retain that information for as long as you require.
  • Keep an additional 300 characters of item information, two user-definable costs, shipment statistics and most recent cost.
  • Create and post inventory adjustments directly from the physical inventory worksheet.
  • Maintain sales data (units sold, sales amount and actual cost) for an unlimited number of previous periods and years.
  • Store multi-period reorder data and sales projections by location for better stock management.

Data Entry Made Easy

  • Embedded Microsoft VBA solutions integrate tightly with Order Entry.
  • Advanced macro facility automates repetitive procedures such as running reports.
  • The sequence of data entry fields dynamically changes to increase productivity.
  • Unwanted data entry fields can be masked.
  • Segment validation tables can be used to reduce data entry errors.


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