Shop data management is featured with functionality like work order access, inventory access and purchase order access and meter test software (UMS-meter). Work orders can be created and maintained in either the UMS-Win billing software or in the UMS-Parts inventory software. Using the inventory software, parts can be assigned to individual work orders. Sometimes it is desirable to extend the PC network and make work orders also available to the shop or meter reader personnel. The UMS-Parts inventory software is a powerful tool to assist with the task of managing an inventory consisting of hundreds of items. The UMS-Parts inventory software is a powerful tool that includes the ability to create and print purchase orders.