It is often valuable to know which items in an inventory are experieSncing exceptional usage, either much greater, or much less than the forecast usage.
The Usage Exceptions Report application allows you to choose a particular inventory class (A, B, or C) and to have a report printed for that class showing all items which have varied from the forecast usage by whatever percent you choose.
For additional information on ABC Analysis, please see the in the Item File Maintenance section.
The items are selected for the report by calculating the ratio of the sum of errors to the average error for that item and comparing that figure to the one you enter.
Select Usage Exceptions Report from the pull down I/M Reports window. The following screen will then be displayed:
Usage Exceptions Report Entry Screen
The following options are available:
- Select the desired mode from the Usage Exceptions menu bar
- Enter the data requested on the screen
To return to the menu bar, press the ESC or F10 key. To leave this application, press X for EXIT when positioned at the menu bar.
Entry Field Descriptions
Type and Description
1. Inventory Class
1 alphabetic character.
Enter A, B, or C to indicate which inventory class is to be included on the report.
2. Include Items Whose Ratio Of Sum Of Errors To Average Error Is Over What Percent
3 numeric digits.
All items greater than this percent will be printed on the report
For example, if 200% is entered, any items which have a sum of errors twice as large as the average error would appear on the report. The items that appear would be items, which have been consistently over or under the forecasted.
Usage Exceptions Report