Abstract: The inventory management system comprises a central control unit, a number of parts terminal units deposed at each parts container, and some guide terminal units arranged at each parts container shelf. A worker goes to a parts container in accordance with the guidance on the guide terminal units, performs parts storing, parts collecting or stocktaking jobs in accordance with a job display and parts quantity display on the parts terminal unit and can also correct a displayed parts quantity if the quantity displayed is not correct.
December 24, 1986
Date of Patent:
November 8, 1988
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Yamato Electric Industry Co., Ltd.