The Inventory Modules
Vessel Management System (SVE)
Track inventory in six distinct modules. Engineering (shown), Deck, Interior. Galley modules are further segregated into Dry Stores, Perishable and Beverage.
Inventory modules are adaptive and entering data is easy. VMS allows you to associate graphics (schematics, pictures, manuals, etc.) and Internet hyperlinks with specific data records. Split/move inventory and link to maintenance tasks, produce restock lists, discover inventory value at a glance, and more.
Most major command functions have dedicated buttons. For instance, you might decide that an item of inventory should be moved to a different master data module (from Deck to Engineering, for example). Just click the button Change Inventory Type. Click the button Engine-Component Module and you'll be shown a subset of the Engine_Component records associated with this inventory item.
You may associate any inventory item with a specific Engine-Component task (click the button Maintenance Procedure). This allows easy task-specific inventory survey and adjustment when a maintenance task is performed. When a new Engine-Component task is added from it's parent module the Maintenance Procedure list is automatically updated and populated.
Any future restock lists will reflect the inventory adjustment above. Therefore it's conceivable that you'll want to define tasks, assign inventory and Vendors for many common tasks, creating a fast track for performing the task, adjusting it's attendant inventory and reordering consistent with requirements of the vessel.
You may rotate from inventory modules to the Address Book (for Vendor modification/ review/ comparison) or the Inventory QuickView Module and then return to this Module with Vendor information updated in the Active Record. Memory of the Active Record will pass to the Address Book and the QuickView. The Active Record will remain memorized you enter another module's QuickView from the Address Book. Click "View Vendor" to open the Vendor Address Book in read-only mode. Click Edit Address Book (to open) while memorizing the Active Record (if chosen).
Inventory "Quantity" and "Minimum Quantity" will cause the Restock Lists to be calculated for Quantity and Cost automatically. Notice the total value of any item from any inventory module, plus the the total value for any report, like the value of all items in a specific location or category.
Some fields can be "Named Once, Used Again", meaning that whatever you type in that box will be available later as a choice, rather than retyping. These fields can be identified by the small arrow contained in the box, allowing you to "drop" a selectable list and choose, rather than retyping that entry several million times.