DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPUTERIZED MATERIAL STOCK CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A MANUFACTURING ORGANISATION. A RESEARCH PROJECT MATERIAL ON COMPUTER SCIENCE
No production distribution company can do without accurate stock control. There is need to keep accurate record of goods produced by a company and tract of those ones that are supposed to be distributed or sold. Stock is simply the amount of goods that are been stored. But due to the trend toward automation in the world order and as the store of Nigerian Bottling Company Plc grows larger daily and its business transaction more complex, the manual system of stock control becomes more tedious, inefficient and not cost effective due to huge material and human resources required.
There is need for an alternative to manual form of stock control which will ensure efficient, accurate stock of information and reduce sales control fraud. This project work critically analyzed the processes and procedures of stock keeping of the case study “Nigeria Bottling Company Plc, Nineth Mile Corner, Enugu, carefully designed more efficient computerized procedure using programme language suitable for data base management.
In large and established company such Nigeria Bottling Company, accurate stock management which ensures just-in-time delivery of goods is responsible for the maintenance of customers’ goodwill and consequently good turnover.
Nigeria Bottling Company is a well established production company under coca-cola as an umbrella organization. They produce soft drinks like coke, fanta, sprite, bitter lemon, club soda, eva water etc. NBC have the production plant located at strategic cities in the country and each place have depot to which it serves. Nigeria Bottling Company Plc, Nineth Mile, Enugu is a plant site and have depots under it which include Achi, Ogoja, Nsukka urban etc.