When your business has an effective way to maintain the inventory system of spare parts, you save valuable time and money. Keeping track of inventory can be a difficult task unless you have GP MaTe. You will find that the system is tailored specifically to your spare parts inventory control needs.

How to Optimize Your Spare Parts Inventory Control System

The benefits of having GP MaTe include:

  • Spare parts usage tracking
  • Knowing your inventory control system will always be up-to-date
  • Linking spare parts to the equipment they are used on
  • Spare parts availability at your fingertips
  • Telling you what, and how much, to stock
  • Identifying items that are stocked and items that aren’t

Whether a particular part is noted in your stock or not, this system can track its use. At a quick glance you will know whether or not you need a spare part that you don’t have in stock. As a result, your business will not have a problem making smart decisions about your stock. If this has been a problem in the past, then it won’t be anymore.

With GP MaTe you can use bar codes to optimize your control by making transactions more efficient and
accurate. You can use portable bar code readers or smart phones to receive, issue and count your

When your inventory control system is updated regularly, business flows much more smoothly. GP MaTe ensures that you are always looking at the latest information regarding your stock of spare parts.

You will never again have to worry about having too much or too little of a particular spare part in stock. The system will automatically calculate what, and how much of it, you need. You can program the system so that the criteria it uses for its calculations is based on how much of a particular spare part has been used by your business in the past, while taking into account safety stock levels.

When the time comes to take inventory (generally once per year), the task can be a long and arduous process. With the Cycle Counts feature of GP MaTe, it can be performed on a weekly or monthly basis. As a result, what was once a troublesome yearly process can now be a part of your storeroom personnel’s weekly activities. High value parts can be setup to be counted more frequently duringthe year than your lower value or slow moving items.

If you want to learn more about how to optimize your spare parts inventory control system, then get in touch with GP MaTe today. To request a free live demo about our software that assists with maintenance work orders click here.

About GP MaTe
GP MaTe is a User-friendly maintenance and material management system that facilitates maintenance planning and inventory control. Our product has many optional modules that support Safety (PSM, MOC and LOTO), Budgeting, Multi-plant information sharing, and Operator Tours and Data Collection. The system is available in many languages and interfaces with most accounting and ERP systems.