JDA Merchandise Management System – A Solution You Can Trust


JDA Merchandise Management System / JDA MMS quickly enable retailers to drive sales, margins and cash flow by getting the right products to the right place at the right time. Merchandise management is the heart of a retailer’s enterprise software. JDA Merchandise Management System / JDA MMS is recognized as one of the most predominant retail systems addressing purchasing, basic allocations, receiving, transfers, physical inventory, price and cost management, replenishment and sales processing.

Achieving peak performance requires a merchandise management system that adapts to changes across sales channels, provides visibility into inventory position and empowers users to act fast on market shifts and corporate initiatives. JDA Merchandise Management System / JDA MMS helps maintain the lowest inventory investment while still sustaining service levels by aligning product supply with consumer demand. Reduce markdowns and better target merchandise allocations with  JDA MMS.

 

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Why RPE and JDA

JDA Merchandise Management System / JDA MMS leverages advanced pricing methods, integrated financial and warehousing capabilities and customer order management functionality to increase your revenues. RPE works with JDA MMS to address retail merchandising and inventory functions. RPE has extensive implementation experience with JDA MMS with an impressive client list. Many of our associates are former JDA employees working with this application since its inception. It runs exclusively on IBM Power Systems servers.

JDA MMS Application

This application suite includes the following:

  • Inventory Control and Procurement
  • Vendor Management
  • Price, Cost and Promotional Management
  • Merchandise Receiving, Allocation and Replenishment
  • Financial Management
  • Customer Order Management

Inventory Control and Procurement

This includes purchasing and inventory to create purchase orders, perform basic allocation and store physical inventory. JDA Merchandise Management System / JDA MMS makes extensive use of inventory transactions and activity can be closely monitored or audited. Also, JDA Merchandise Management System / JDA MMS support physical inventory counts on a store basis with the warehouse having its own inventory function for cycle counts. Sales and inventory analysis is also highly integrated.

Vendor Management

Vendors are maintained within JDA Merchandise Management System / JDA MMS as part of the Accounts Payable module. Also, the Purchasing module supports a sophisticated level of allowances, rebates, or cost allowances to assist in costing landed costs such as freight. Receipts and basic vendor compliance are tracked and credits for shorts, damages and so on are tracked and automatically included in invoice matching. Invoice matching is also available at the invoice or even line item level.

Price, Cost and Promotional Management

These moduals function somewhat identically. Events are created and released to update permanent prices and markdowns/markups are tracked throughout the system. Prices can be managed at the store or price zone level, chain-wide or any combination as overrides. Price Management and allows several different advanced pricing schemes to support deal pricing such as buy 1 get 1, quantity ends, multiple dates, quantity breaks, mix/match, color/size/dimension overrides, price multiples and many more.

Merchandise Receiving, Allocation and Replenishment

Allocation is basic, and many retailers use JDA Enterprise Planning and JDA Allocation. Automated Replenishment allows a vast number of choices beyond simple minimum/maximum. Item velocity and sales profiles can also be used. The JDA Advanced Replenishment Solutions is chosen if more functionality is required. JDA Enterprise Planning, JDA Allocation and JDA Advanced Replenishment solutions are sold separately but can be integrated with JDA Merchandise Management System / JDA MMS.

Financial Management

General Ledger, Accounts Payable (with invoice matching) and Accounts Receivable functions are all available. There are numerous advantages to using this highly-integrated yet basic financial accounting application.