Inventory Management System (IMS)
Documentation by “rsoftbd” v1.0
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A) Summary - top
IMS is an inventory management system that provides tools to control inventory management processes. It meets the requirements involved with generating purchase orders, supplier management, stock management, customer and sales management, and so on. This application is suitable for businesses like electrical / mechanical / chemical stores, spare parts, traders of raw materials, retail shops, stationery, foods, etc.
B) Features - top
- Product Information
- Supplier Information
- Branch Warehouse
- Purchase and Receive Stock
- Transfer Stock
- Multiple Sale Store
- Item Consumption
- User Management
- Quick Database Backup
- Dashboard and Reports
C) Requirements - top
- Web Server - Apache
- Database Server - MySQL >= 5.1
- Scripting Language - PHP >= 5.3.7
D) Files and Structure - top
This item has been developed using PHP web scripting language and MySQL database management tools. To run this item, you need Apache web server installed in your PC or you can use PHP application hosting server and MySQL database server. It contains the following folders and files.
Create new folder inside htdocs or www or html folder if you use XAMPP/WAMP/LAMP packages or public_html folder if you use application hosting server. Place all the files and folders inside newly created folder.
E) Database Configuration - top
This item uses MySQL Database. First, you need to configure database access. There are two steps-
- Import database using SQL file
- Setup access credentials inside project file
To import database, find the SQL file inside db folder and use phpMyAdmin import option.
To setup access credentials, go to application/config/database.php and find these lines.
Change those lines-
- hostname: IP address of MySQL hosting server or localhost for local PC
- username: Database User Name
- password: Database Password
F) Setup Base URL - top
To setup base URL, go to application/config/config.php and find this line. Change domain.com to your site domain name or project directory name such as localhost/project_name.
G) Run the Application - top
To run the application, go to the browser and enter the URL into the address bar, and press ENTER.
H) Dashboard - top
The dashboard is the summary view of all operations. You can see how many branches or departments or stores or warehouses etc. exist in the system from a single point of view.
Login > Dashboard
I) Settings - top
You can add some basic information here, such as company name, logo, address, SEO information etc.
Home > Settings
J) Add Branch - top
Add and update branch information here.
Home > Section > Branch List > Add New
K) Add Department - top
Add and update department information here.
Home > Section > Department List > Add New
L) Add User Role - top
Add and update user role information here.
Home > User > User Role > Add New
M) Add New User - top
Add and update user information here.
Home > User > User List > Add New
N) Add Product Category - top
Add and update product category here.
Home > Product > Category List > Add New
O) Add Product - top
Add and update product information here.
Home > Product > Product List > Add New
P) Add Supplier - top
Add and update supplier information here.
Home > Supplier > Supplier List > Add New
Q) Add Warehouse - top
Add and update warehouse information here.
Home > Warehouse > Warehouse List > Add New
R) Create Purchase Order - top
To purchase an item, first, we need to create a purchase order. Here we can create a purchase order and manage purchase information.
Home > Purchase > Purchase Order > Add New
S) Item Receive - top
Receive item from supplier and add item information to warehouse.
Home > Purchase > Receive Item
T) Add Store - top
Add and update store information here.
Home > Store > Store List
U) Stock Transfer - top
Create stock transfer request here.
Home > Store > New Stock Request
V) Sale Item - top
We can sale items and manage customer information here. Sale invoice can be printed here.
Home > Sale > New Sale
W) Item Consumption - top
To consume an item, we need to create a consumption request to the store. Store Manager will approve the consumption request.
Home > Consumption > New Request
X) Reports - top
You will see various reports here. Store Balance Report, Warehouse Balance Report, Item Sale Report, Consumption Report etc.
Home > Reports
Y) User Activity Log - top
You will see user activity log or report here.
Home > User > Activity Log
Z) Create Database Backup - top
We need to create database backup regularly for the security of data. We can create backup here easily.
Home > Settings > Date Backup
AA) Version - top
AB) Live Demo - top
You can see the demo installation here. Live Demo
AC) Support - top
Please send us your query about IMS or customization request to our email address : firstname.lastname@example.org