Implementation of Enhanced Integrated Retail Module (IRM) Installation at Ft. Jackson Clothing Initial Issue Point (CIIP), South Carolina
Final technical rept., 28 Jun 2004-1 Mar 2006
ADVANTECH INC ANNAPOLIS MD
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This paper presents a summary of the results of the Apparel Research Networks ARN installation providing for the development and implementation of the Enhanced Integrated Retail Module IRM at Ft. Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina, to support the paperless exchange return process and enhanced warehousing functions at Ft. Jackson. Implementation of ARN Enhanced IRM at Ft. Jackson CIIP was completed as part of the research into methods to enhance the efficiencies to be obtained in paperless processing and improved warehousing functions in order to achieve reduced military clothing inventory. The Enhanced IRM solution brought improvements to accountability of warehouse inventory transactions in VIMWholesale Local, improved the efficiency and accountability of sales data capture in IRM, provided additional management reports that increased the visibility of activity at the retail level, and provided an electronic inventory discrepancy researchresolution tool by providing electronic receipt forms filing and retrieval. Enhanced IRM is part of the ARN solution to reduce military clothing inventories through automated systems for asset visibility at the wholesale, retail and manufacturing levels and balanced flow replenishment.
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies