E3S Web Conf.
Volume 31, 2018The 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2017)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||11. Smart Information Systems|
|Published online||21 February 2018|
Inventory Control System by Using Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)
Master of Information System, School of Postgraduate Studies, Diponegoro University, Semarang – Indonesia 50242
2 Department of Statistic, Faculty of Sains and Mathematic, Diponegoro University, Semarang – Indonesia 50275
3 Department of Physic, Faculty of Sains and Mathematic, Diponegoro University, Semarang – Indonesia 50275
* Corresponding author: alzena,firstname.lastname@example.org
The inventory control system has a strategic role for the business in managing inventory operations. Management of conventional inventory creates problems in the stock of goods that often runs into vacancies and excess goods at the retail level. This study aims to build inventory control system that can maintain the stability of goods availability at the retail level. The implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) method on inventory control system provides transparency of sales data and inventory of goods at retailer level to supplier. Inventory control is performed by calculating safety stock and reorder point of goods based on sales data received by the system. Rule-based reasoning is provided on the system to facilitate the monitoring of inventory status information, thereby helping the process of inventory updates appropriately. Utilization of SMS technology is also considered as a medium of collecting sales data in real-time due to the ease of use. The results of this study indicate that inventory control using VMI ensures the availability of goods ± 70% and can reduce the accumulation of goods ± 30% at the retail level.
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