SIMMS Version 2012 Vol 1.1 Released

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SIMMS Version 2012 Vol 1.1 Released

SIMMS Inventory Software Version 2012 Vol1.1 has been released

January 30th, 2012

Press Release
SIMMS Inventory Software Version 2012 Vol1.1 has been released
Abbotsford, BC December 30th, 2012

KCSI today is pleased to announce the release of SIMMS Inventory Software Version 2012, a widely anticipated update to its popular Inventory Software Application

SIMMS Software turns your computer into an advanced inventory management and accounting software tool, giving you the ability to setup inventory items, transfer your inventory from location to location, complete sales and purchasing transactions, track serial numbers with manufacturer lot control, expiration date management, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Order Fulfillment and Replenishment, Order Picking, Remote Data collection, Barcode printing and more. 

Kornyk Computer Solutions International, Inc. (KCSI) is located in the Vancouver suburb of Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada. Since 1996 we have evolved into a global Software solution provider and programming house that develops and integrates business inventory management and accounting applications.

Accounts Payable Enhancements

Case# 5979 – Invoice matching has been enhanced in order to simplify the process of matching Vendor invoices to Receipts of goods, Now you can enter the AP invoice number in the AP Invoice number field found in the receipt header when receiving your product or when processing invoice matching just by entering the AP invoice number and AP invoice date in the available fields found in the invoice matching summary screen, once you enter and click process then invoice, the information is stored in the applicable fields for further reference, the fields can be found in the invoice matching screens, Vendor payment detail screen, receipt of goods and AP payment screen. Note the AP invoice date displayed by default in invoice matching is the receipt of goods date, if you decide to change this date to match the AP invoice date the receipt date is also changed to match.

Automotive Maintenance Enhancements

Case#4535 – You now have the ability to override the prices charged to your customers from right in the automotive maintenance detail screen while adding items and booking time.

Bank Rec Enhancements

Case# 5915 – We have changed some labels and cleaned up the bank rec screens in order to make the screens more user friendly.

Barcode Manager Enhancements

Case#6019 – We have removed The "Show Barcode interface after receiving apparel items" option from global settings and replaced this with more of a global solution related to receipts of goods. Now if you select the Ask for printing or print option related to receipt barcodes in the reports section of global settings you are have the ability to launch the barcode printing screen after saving your receipt where all of the items on the receipt of goods will automatically be in the printing grid so you can print barcodes for the items related to the receipt. We have also enhanced for serial number management as well.

Export to Accounting System Enhancements

Case# 5931 – now the if you click export to excel from this module it includes the detail lines of the transactions that would be exported to the accounting system as well as the header information.

Fulfillment Manager Enhancements

Case#5984 we have enhanced the Fulfillment manager to accommodate item expiration dates

General Enhancements

Case#6001 After celebrating over 14 successful years we have decided to change our versioning of SIMMS to reflect the year, service pack and patch for example for year 2012, service pack 1, patch 2 the version will be SIMMS 2012 Vol1.2. This makes it easier to understand and manage for the end users.

Inventory Management Enhancements

Case# 6010 – We have enhanced the process of putting Stock On Hold where you can now associate the exp. Date related to the stock you are putting on hold.

Case# 6000 -  We have enhanced the quick stock window so it displays the expiry dates in the same format as the preferred format specified on the user manager.

Inventory Transfer Enhancements

Case# 5937 – Now if you hit “ctrl f” in the item transfer detail screen it will bring up the enhanced item search screen

Kitting (BOM) Enhancements

Case# 5995 – We have enhanced kitting so the kitting process uses the expected Unit of measurement when adding kit components

Kitting Project Manager Enhancements

Case# 5937 -  We have changed the price label in item transfers to cost because this field was reporting the cost not the price.

  • We have added a refresh button in the project management summary screen so you can easily refresh project updates without leaving the screen.
  • We have enhanced the speed in this module
  • We have added the ability to remove manual vendor invoices added to projects, the invoice value will also be removed from the project as a result of removing the invoice.
  • Now the project manager will ignore the tax amounts related to manual vendor invoices reporting only the net plus freight.
  • We have increased the project number field size limitation to 30 characters
  • We have added the grand total labour cost, total vendor invoices and item costs for all stages to the top of the report.
  • Now you can't assign the same sales order number to more then one project
  • Now if you created a project, and didn't assign a sales order number but did select a customer and realize you selected the wrong customer you can select another customer, provided the project isn't closed and you have not associated a sales order to the project.
  • You can now edit the project No. on Open projects only.
  • When you click the Print icon to print the Kit Project Report there is a new dialog that appears where the user can;
    • print the report that includes cost details from the start of the project to the current date. This is the default setting.

    • print a report from the start of the project to a selected date. Any costs with dates earlier then the selected date is included on the report.

Reporting Enhancements

Case# 5939 – We have added the ability to upload your own custom crystal reports into the report centre

Case# 5918 – We have cleaned up the Item Trace report layout

Case#6004 – We have added compatible items to the kit component trace report generator.

RMA/RTV Enhancements

Case-5930 – We have enhanced the rma module, making the interface more user friendly.

Sales Transaction Enhancements

Case# 6015 – We have added the ability for the Transaction UDF3 (Also displayed in the quick stock window) to display in the invoice item details grid. 

Case# 6009 – The following issue has been fixed where when you create an SO, enter an item into grid, change location and find no stock in the selected location and when the dialog message asks if I want to proceed and if you click No the message asks me if I want to correct the value and if you click No the line item is not removed from the grid at this point you can't X out of the window and are stuck.

SIMMS Online

Case# 5977 – We have created a new Web based solution “8.0 SIMMS Online” that enables you to view current stock status, view/create sales orders and print a few reports. Watch out for updates to this new module over the next year. For detailed module and usage information refer to the “8.0 SIMMS Online.pdf” document attached to this knowledge base article.

Visual Import Manager Enhancements

Case# 5905 – We have added the ability to import mfg lot and expiration dates related to sales order items in the visual import manager.


  • To upgrade or install SIMMS 2012, proceed to
  • Make sure you backup your SIMMS database prior to upgrading
  • Make sure to review global settings and user permissions for all users and companies as due to some huge improvements the settings will have to be reset according to your needs.
  • Consider scheduling a short training session;

SIMMS Version 2012 is easier to use, with the enhancement and addition of many features to make your SIMMS experience quicker, more detailed and more accurate.

We feel that your first experience with the new look and feel should be in a training scenario, which will allow you the time to get comfortable with any changes to SIMMS usage and function that may have changed.

Therefore, we have put together affordable 2, 4 and 2012 hour online training courses designed to bring you up to speed key enhancements made in order to assure your SIMMS 2012 experience is a good one.

Contact sales for more information 604-504-4215 Ext: 100 or


Sheldon Kornyk

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