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Distributed Stock Control System a case study at Kassmatt Supermarkets
A stock control system will greatly enhance the control and management of stock in the supermarkets especially if all the branches of a particular supermarket share a central data source. Kassmatt supermarkets intend to implement such a distributed stock control system in its quest to gain competitive advantage and greatly enhance stock control.
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Table of contents
Chapter 1 3
1.1 Introduction 3
1.11. Background 3
1.12. Problem statement 3
1.2. Project Deliverables 4
1.3. Project Objectives 4
1.4. System Objectives 4
Chapter 2 - Literature Review 5
2. 0. Overview of the supermarket 5
2.1. Typical supermarket stock 6
2.2. Typical store design 6
2.3. The Operations of a Typical Supermarket 7
2.31. Point of sale Operations 7
2.32. Stock Control Operations 7
2.321. Inventory control 7
2.322. Inventory control system 8
2.323. Periodic Systems 8
2.323. Perpetual Systems 8
2.4. Inventory Costing 9
2.5 Requirements for effective Inventory management 9
2.6. The need for Computerized Stock control Systems 9
2.7. Overview of Distributed Systems 11
2.71. Workstation-Server Model 11
2.8. Case Study: Kandy Supermarket Stock Control System 13
2.9 Conclusion 18
Chapter 3 – System Development methodology 19
3.1. Overview of Approach/Methodology 19
3.2. Resources and their costing 22
3.21. Development Environment 22
3.22. Other resources and their costing 23
Chapter 4 – Analysis and Design 24
4.1. Description of the current system 24
4.2 Data Flow Diagram for the current system 25
4.21. Level 0: Context Diagram 25
4.22. Level 1: Physical DFD of the current system 26
4.23. Level 1 Logical DFD of the proposed system 27
4.3 ENTITY RELATION DIAGRAM FOR THE CURRENT SYSTEM 28
4.4. ENTITY RELATION DIAGRAM FOR THE PROPOSED SYSTEM 29
4.5. Functional Specifications 30
4.6. Database Schema: Table Structures 31
Chapter 5 – Conclusion and Recommendation 39
5.1. Conclusion 39
5.2. Recommendation 40
6. References: 41
APPENDIX A: Sample Source Code 42
Preview of the essay: Distributed Stock Control System a case study at Kassmatt Supermarkets
World Vision requires that every organization will have an Information system plan which will provide a guideline for implementing information system projects. Supermarkets have not been left behind. Many supermarkets in Kenya have many branches country wide. Some of the well known supermarkets include NaKumatt with Several branches in Nairobi, Uchumi with several branches in Nairobi and other towns, Tuskeys with several branches in Nairobi and Kassmatt with two branches in kasarani and Thika. All the branches for these supermarkets must share data and information for effective control and performance monitoring.
A stock control system will greatly enhance the control and management of stock in these supermarkets especially if all the branches of a particular supermarket share a central data source. Kassmatt supermarkets intend to implement such a distributed stock control system in its quest to gain competitive advantage and greatly enhance stock control.
1.12. Problem statement
Kassmatt Supermarkets consists of two supermarkets. These are located in, Kasarani and Thika. They deal in household products, stationeries, electronics, clothing, kitchen wares and other home accessories.
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... recommended that both of them be installed at the same time and audit trails carried out before the system can be fully operational.
Kassmatt Supermarket – Distributed Stock Control System manages inventory levels and prices. However, the location of these items is not specified making it difficult to determine whether and item is on the shelf on in the warehouse. All one can tell is that it is in a particular branch. It is then recommended that a warehouse management module be incorporated into the system to keep track of the location of items on the shelves and in the warehouse. It can then be decided how many units of a particular item should be maintained on the supermarket shelves and how much is in the warehouse.
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