XpertMart Announces New Prepacks
Feature for Inventory Control
August 7, 2006
MA. - XpertMart
announced today the release of a new functionality in its POS software
that lets retailers manage merchandise distribution and inventory
the Prepacks functionality, retailers of footwear and clothing can
manage and automate their complete distribution cycle more efficiently.
XpertMart users can now place Purchase Orders for prepacks, Receive
prepacks from vendors, hold prepacks in inventory at a central
warehouse and transfer prepacks out to stores.
retailers that are used to receiving prepacks of merchandise from
vendors will find they are able to dramatically reduce distribution
problems with our new Prepacks Module," says XpertMart CEO Stephen
there are retailers that receive merchandise in prepacks from their
vendors or manufacturers and they have no way to track them as such so
they are breaking the prepacks and then entering them as individual
items into their inventory control system. This entails additional
labor expense and increases the potential for error. Others are forced
to show prepack inventories separate and in no way related to their
inventories o single size items in their stores or warehouse.
who use our prepack module are more in synch with their suppliers who
ship merchandise as prepacks," says Searfoss. "Because they are able to
do purchasing and receive in prepacks there is a lot less room for
Prepacks Module lets XpertMart users define which sizes and colors they
want in a prepack and the quantity of each. Users can create as many
prepacks as needed, so prepacks can be customized for each vendor style
and type of item. Multiple prepacks can be defined for each style and
color combination. Single size prepacks can also be entered.
that are not currently using prepacks will now have that option open to
them using XpertMart," says Searfoss. "Shipping, receiving and
transferring out a prepack is less labor intensive and more efficient
than handling individual items."
allows you to handle prepacks using their own prepack barcode or it
will generate an in house prepack barcode and allow you to generate
prepack bar code labels.
Prepacks Module includes reports that display total inventory as
individual items (both loose items and items in prepacks), along side
prepack inventory and individual item inventory. XpertMart tracks
on-hand stock in prepacks and lets the user convert the prepack to
individual pieces when they decide to break the prepack.
part of XpertMart's auto distribution functionality, the system can
make auto transfers of prepacks to stores to fulfill distribution needs
of individual items. This is done via a patent pending technology used
to grade how well the prepack will complement and meet the needs of
inventory in the individual store. XpertMart will also suggest when
prepacks should be broken to better fit the needs of stores.
can receive prepacks which involves less scanning or data entry and
XpertMart automatically adds the individual items in the prepack to the
stores inventory which is normally kept as an inventory of individual
Prepacks Module has been under testing for over a year with a chain of
shoe stores in Florida and is now available for wide release.
XpertMart POS software is a complete retail management system developed
by Dinari Systems LLC. XpertMart is written entirely in Java and can
run on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Solaris. XpertMart has been
deployed by retailers in the US, Canada, Europe, Latin America and the
Caribbean for over five years. XpertMart is available in English,
Spanish and Italian. A free trial version of our POS Software is
available for immediate download at our web site: www.xpertmart.com
Stephen Searfoss, President
Tel (954) 688-3045
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