In this era, technology is continuously upgrading,and management is becoming tricky. But there is some software in the market which helps in the management of inventory of medicines. Management of inventory is important because there is always a fear of loss of inventory and if inventory management fails in a hospital, every other system will fail. So, most hospitals prefer to use management software for keeping track of the inventory. There are many types of inventory
- Medical inventory
- Raw material
- Grocery inventory
- Plastic inventory
These all various inventories and different software for inventory management is used as per the requirement. Forexample, medical equipment or medicines, there is medical inventory management software. This type of software helps them out in proper management of inventory.
Advantages of inventory management
- Better utilization of resources
- Noloss of inventory
- No wastage of inventory
- Reordering on time
- Make records of inventory, both in and out
- Keep a check onthe shortage of inventory
Techniques of inventory management
There are some techniques of inventory management which helps in the proper management of inventory. It helps in and out of inventory in a proper manner. They issue inventory and note it down and when they purchase the inventory then also makes a proper record.
Some techniques are the following:
- Different software used to maintain inventory
- ABC analysis – it means Always Better Control analysis helps them to maintain inventory
- Just in time techniques
If inventory is export or import then also its management plays an important role. Because if there will be a proper record of inventory then only it can be managed. Like if there is proper in and out records of inventory or we can say purchase or issue of inventory records then there is no fear of loss of inventory.