Fort Wayne, IN (PressExposure) March 30, 2011 -- A 2.6 EqMARSTM version of Advanced Equipment Reservation and Inventory Management System has been launched by Engineering Systems Consultants. The latest version boasts of innovative functionalities and better user friendly features.
According to ESC, which specialises in providing secure web based financial solutions, EqMARSTM Version 2.6 can help to manage inventory, handle equipment loans more efficiently, reduce enterprise cost and enhance the productivity.
The latest version is expected to help the inventory manager to save on his time as well. EqMARSTM Version 2.6 has inbuilt features such as online reservations by the borrowers and the inventory manager can plan purchases and maintenance by tracking usage. He can also schedule maintenance and disposal, reports the company.
In yet another first, the ESC, a leading consulting and software provider has introduced the creation of well-defined roles with the flexibility to handle different business models and usage scenarios.
The prominent features of the EqMARSTM Version 2.6 are: The system can be customized for any business application based on specific rules/polices; secondly, EqMARS has easy to read reports that display most valuable information at your fingertips.
According to the ESC, the latest version keeps a log of all equipment activity, which can later be used for audits and data mining purposes. Additionally, EqMARS includes a check-in/check-out process for loaning items in just a few clicks - making the job both quick and efficient.
The advanced Equipment Reservation and Inventory application can also be used by schools and colleges, says the company. Some other features of the EqMARSTM Version 2.6 are: printing barcodes to label printers with the ability to print associated barcodes/labels for accessory items and auto generate MS IDs for hardware and software and auto generate user password, and send new password by email to "user".
One of the interesting feature is about creation of new log in. The EqMARS 2.6 version enables the user to create the first time user login and then redirects them to the "user profile" to update his/her password then relogin with the new password.
Additionally, it allows the administrator or manager to reserve items for themselves and it also has Barcode labels printing page with the "Print Labels" button to enable barcode labels printing one-by-one using a label printer.
The EqMARSTM Version 2.6 runs on Linux servers and can be accessed from devices such as PC, Mac, iPhone, PDA, Black Berry with Internet access and a browser. EqMARS reports are available in Excel, PDF, CSV, and XML formats, adds the Engineering Systems Consultants.