Stocker is a standalone system. However, through simple text files Stocker can communicate with other computer systems e.g. a Purchase Order, Sales Order processing system or a master Stock Control system.
Stocker WMS can read and create warehouse interface files in two formats:
As fixed format (fixed length) 'flat' text files.
As text files containing Comma Separated Values (CSV format). CSV files are a common format read and created by many programs e.g. Microsoft Excel.
Interface files received by WMS
Haulier (carrier) details
Purchase Orders (received as warehouse Goods In orders)
Sales Orders (received as warehouse Goods Out orders)
Import Warehouse Inventory
Interface files created by WMS
Confirmation of receipts
Confirmation of despatches
Customer returns/Miscellaneous receipts
Ad hoc/Miscellaneous warehouse issues.
Stock transfers between warehouses
Customer transfers of stock ownership (Third Party system only)