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  • Flexible Bill of Materials: Byte's flexible Bill of Material is by Style/Color with auto-substitution for size, customer, or plant sensitive items!
  • Link the efforts of purchasing and production planning: Raw Material Inventory Control (RIC) and Purchase Raw Materials (PRM) are integrated together to manage inventory position by week not by month, to help keep correct quantities in stock.
  • Smoothes production flow: Ensures in-stock status for scheduled production. Generates time-phased inventory position based on current production schedule.
  • Monitor fabric/trim utilization: Know exactly how much a cut was estimated to cost versus what it actually cost as well as how many materials were estimated for the cut versus what was actually consumed.
  • Fine-tunes costing and cost accounting: Standard vs. actual histories by fabric, style and cut allow improvements in costing accuracy.

Raw Material Inventory Control (RIC) is the Centerpiece of ERP

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apparel softwear, apparel contracting, apparel sourcing, raw material inventory control, Purchasing Raw Materials, Raw Material Inventory Control Raw Material Inventory Control (RIC) is Byte's perpetual raw materials inventory control software module for fabric, trim, and supplies. It includes bill of materials, cut order planning, consume raw materials by cut, inventory adjustments, external transfers, and counting inventory giving you complete raw material inventory management control. Raw Material Inventory Control (RIC) is also integrated with Byte's Purchase Raw Materials (PRM), Production Order Tracking (POT), and Customer Order Processing (COP)ERP modules. If your company requires a flexible, feature-packed, inventory control system, Raw Material Inventory Control is for you.
  • Quick Month-end inventory evaluation in dollars and units: Close month-end inventory by simply running the Inventory Valuation Report.
  • Helps avoid end-of-period surprises: Cycle checks and inventory aging help prevent dead or missing inventory.
  • Select from multiple options for inventory valuation, including: first in/first out (FIFO), last in/first out (LIFO), standard cost, and weighted average.
  • Cuts administrative / managerial expenses: By automating purchasing, purchase order management and inventory, Raw Material Inventory Control (RIC) and Purchase Raw Materials (PRM) reduces administrative time, errors and confusion.
  • Fail-safe roll matching with cuts: RIC eliminates shade variations within cuts - RIC has the ability to catalog rolls by L-A-B values to keep dye lots together.
  • Locating: Find any roll or trim item by querying on the scanner.
  • Picking: Scan Pull Sheets to display material requirements for an order and scan each item out of inventory.
  • Physical & Cycle Counting: Take a physical count, quickly and accurately by scanning inventory on hand.
  • Customer Order Integration: If using Byte's Customer Order Processing (COP) module, Customer Orders can be automatically generated into production Orders.