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Executive Information
DMS combines its pyramid of integrated software applications, real time data update, online information accessibility and flexible reporting parameters to achieve its pinnacle a powerful Executive Information component. The tools available in this module give the floor covering distribution executive the information needed to make critical decisions based on current business conditions. No more waiting for a batch update, a month end close or the manual correlation of data from different applications. Knowledge is available now. With a few keystrokes, information about profitability, sales, financial commitments, cash flow, operational efficiency, resource availability, product performance, suppliers and customers is accessible. Tabular and graphical views of summary information and analyses provide a high level synopsis of prevailing business conditions. When a sharper view is required, a "drill down" process may be used to review information at increasingly finer levels of detail, down to actual line items as they appeared on an invoice.

The Executive Information application is tightly integrated with all DMS applications, including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Payroll, Order Management, Inventory and Warehouse Management, Sales Management and Analysis and Advanced Applications. Summary and analysis information available through the Executive Information module may be exported to applications outside DMS for additional analysis, manipulation, publication or other uses.


The Executive Information application incorporates the following features:

  • Extensive summary and analysis information by current date, month-to-date and year-to-date
  • Total invoices ($) and credits ($)
  • Gross profit ($ and %)
  • Total orders ($)
  • Total number of invoices, credits, orders and invoice lines
  • Average invoice line ($), average invoice total ($), average invoice profit ($)
  • Order fill rate (%)
  • Inventory receipts ($), adjustments ($), cost of goods sold ($), transfers ($), balance ($), turns, and turn/earn index
  • Accounts Receivable cash - gross ($), discount ($) and net ($)
  • Accounts Receivable adjustments, balance and days sales
  • Accounts Payable invoices received ($), checks written ($), discounts taken ($) and balance
  • Payroll gross ($) and net ($)
  • Personnel productivity
  • Gross margin return on investment
  • Net earnings ($)
Extensive sales and profit analysis information available for the current month, current 12-month period, previous 12-month period and the variance

Graphic representation of sales by month for the current and previous year

  • Cash flow projections by category and timeframe
  • Accounts Receivable cash projections by balance, current, and user-defined time periods (e.g., 1-30 days, 31-60 days, 61-90 days, 91 days and over, etc.)
  • Inventory cash projections by balance, current, 1-30 days, 31-60 days, 61-90 days and 91 days and over
  • Accounts Payable cash projections by balance, current, 1-30 days, 31-60 days, 61-90 days and 91 days and over
  • Total cash projections by week
Product line summary and analysis

Customer summary and analysis