PULSE Dashboard Reports for More Accurate Inventory Counting

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Is it your New Year’s resolution to improve inventory counting processes? We are here to help! Below you will find PULSE Dashboard reports for more accurate physical/cycle inventory counting.

The reports shown below were developed using the standard Physical Inventory Count report as well as custom reports using the Query Analyzer and Advanced Screen Designer features of the PULSE Designer Module.

Prior Year Variances Report

This standard report allows you to pinpoint inventory items that consistently result in large quantity or dollar variances (ex. 90% or higher) over the past X years. For example, most companies have a handful of items that cause large variances year after year. This report pinpoints those items so you can pre-count as well as double-count them.

physical invenyoty prior year variances

Physical/Cycle Inventory Count and Variance Report

This standard PULSE report allows you to track the counts by tags number, by bin number, by serial#/Lot#, picking sequence, etc. This report is intended to allow you to better track tag variances. For example, if your frozen quantity is 1,000 and the tag count was only 45, you may want to request a re-count. This is your dashboard for monitoring counts real-time.

NOTE: This report is NOT designed to give you a total variance by item. That is, it does not add up all counts by item versus the frozen quantity for that item. The Items Not Counted report (see below) gives you the most accurate overall variance dollar amount.

physical cycle inventory count

Physical/Cycle Count Variance and Items Not Counted Report

This custom report has two purposes:

  • Summarize all tag counts by item number (i.e., you have items with multiple tags). You simply drill-down on the item number to view the individual tag counts in the lower part of the report.
  • The sum at the bottom of the column called ‘Variance Dollars’ is your total variance. This column totals the counts for each item versus the item frozen quantity to give you an accurate variance by item (not by tag).

physical inventory variances and items not counted

For more information on the above PULSE Dashboard reports or to schedule a demonstration, contact us today!

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