Jump-Start Your Inventory and Warehouse Operations with
The Essential Guide to Inventory and Warehouse Management with Total Office Manager
by James R. Leichter
Written by an expert with both knowledge and knowhow, this easy-to-read book includes real-world and practical information that you can begin implementing in your contracting business immediately.
This highly specialized book deals with the basics of warehouse management, inventory setup, management, and replenishment. It is a hands-on guide for setting up an effective inventory stocking, tracking, and replenishment program in any field service contracting business. It has been written specifically for field service contractors such as HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, petroleum equipment, security systems, and similar industries and businesses.
This book is fully indexed and includes numerous checklists, specific examples, and images. The appendix include a complete set of item categories that can be used to organize your inventory items and flat rate tasks.
Specialized Chapters such as Flat Rate Pricing and Bar Coding
There is a special chapter dedicated to the topic of flat rate pricing. It covers setup, presentation, bookkeeping, inventory optimization, and more. There is also a chapter on bar coding that covers many ways your company can improve efficiency in the warehouse and also in the field. Your service and installation technicians will love using bar code scanners. It will make their lives easier and we cover the topic thoroughly.
A Must Read for Managers
This manual is a must read for anyone who is responsible for inventory related functions using the software program Total Office Manager from Aptora®. This manual most likely applies to the following job titles: Inventory Manager, Parts Manager, Installation Manager, Service Manager, and General Manager.
This manual will be especially helpful if you have been using Total Office Manager for a while and are not preparing to track inventory for the first time.
Anyone else that needs to know how to set up and or maintain inventory will find this manual valuable.
If you are using the software program Total Office Manager® to manage inventory, please keep in mind that this book assumes that you have some basic knowledge of that software. This manual also applies to QuickBooks®. While Total Office Manager® is a very specialized software program, Total Office Manager® and QuickBooks® share many of the same bookkeeping and accounting principles and terminology.
Chapters in the Books
Here is a list of chapters in the book.
|Chapter 1:||Getting Started With Inventory Management||2|
|Chapter 2:||Accounting Basics||6|
|Chapter 3:||Inventory Reports and KPIs To Know||20|
|Chapter 4:||Pricing Inventory Items||32|
|Chapter 5:||Preparing For Inventory Management||42|
|Chapter 6:||Make Searching For Items Fast and Easy||56|
|Chapter 7||Inventory Item Number Aliases||66|
|Chapter 8:||Implementing a Purchase Order System||70|
|Chapter 9:||Daily Inventory Policy and Procedures||76|
|Chapter 10:||Invoicing and Entering Bills||86|
|Chapter 11||Job Costing Basics||88|
|Chapter 12:||Building a Flat Rate Pricing System||92|
|Chapter 13:||Understanding Barcodes||102|
|Chapter 14:||Using Barcodes In Total Office Manager®||108|
|Chapter 15:||Creating an Inventory Stocking List||113|
|Appendix A:||Terms Related To Inventory||117|
|Appendix B:||Accounting and Financial Terms||125|
|Appendix C:||Sample Item Category List||129|
|Appendix D:||Additional Resources and Free Downloads||131|
|Appendix E:||Index (Images)||133|
|Appendix F:||Index (General)||136|
|Appendix G:||About The Author||139|
Table of Contents
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