A novel inventory administration device is one in every of three new merchandise being launched at IJL by jewelry gross sales, stock and back-office programs expertise producer Pursuit.
The brand new innovation, Choose-lister, removes the necessity for compiling choosing lists manually. It combines software program with a handheld system that data the barcode and a digital picture of every merchandise. The unit connects robotically in actual time with the back-office software program suite’s interconnected goods-in, inventory switch and inventory distribution data.
Created particularly for retailers with a number of branches or a mix of retailers and concessions, its growth has benefitted from inputs and person trialling by a jewelry retail group with dozens of shops.
The hardware ingredient of Pursuit’s Choose-lister innovation is a smartphone-sized Opticon H-28 system incorporating a barcode scanner. The hyperlink to the Pursuit system’s inventory administration capabilities is in real-time by way of wifi.
Mike Burns, managing director, Pursuit Software program, stated: “Pursuit’s mission has at all times been to automate as many gross sales, stock administration and administration reporting capabilities as attainable.
“Our new Choose-lister product is a response to suggestions from multi-shop and on-line retailers within the Pursuit person group. On this occasion, the necessity was nicely understood. What was missing was a bit of hardware of appropriate high quality and performance to make it work. When the Opticon unit grew to become accessible, we had the idea for our in-house group of software program engineers to develop an answer.”
The brand new unit is designed for head workplace use or wherever new inventory is obtained and held earlier than distribution to particular person branches inside a bunch. It’s also absolutely suitable with Pursuit’s separate software program system particularly designed for wholesalers.
One other of the brand new developments Pursuit is unveiling at IJL features a new cell PoS front-end designed to attach with quite a lot of gross sales, inventory and admin programs provided by different suppliers.
Burns added: “As well as, we’re introducing a brand new enhancement for monitoring ring sizes held at totally different department retailers. It robotically tracks gadgets switched between branches, and the switch of rings that require resizing.
“In addition to demonstrations of the most recent refinements in jewelry retailing expertise, guests to our stand at IJL may also be capable to expertise one thing utterly totally different – cutting-edge slot automotive racing within the IJL Pursuit Grand Prix problem. Whether or not you’re a present customer or an exhibitor, take your home on the beginning grid.”