IMMS Calculator

Helsinki Public Library Oodi, Intelligent material management system. IMMS

According to the IMMS Final Report to the Fund for Welfare Technology, most libraries use between three and four minutes on material handling per item circulated,
material management time is combined with several tasks, consisting of conservatively 34.5 % of all staff time. Examples of material management:

  • Managing Float
  • Material Processing
  • Local weeding and collection care
  • Processing holds, including picking from shelves
  • Inter Library Loans (ILL)
  • Failure demand (Looking for misplaced or in transit items)
  • General material handling (15%)
  • Sorting of carts/general tidiness in return area
  • Scanning of received totes
  • Shelving
  • Monitoring of sorter / Automated Material Handling
  • Distribution of holds for other branches

IMMS Calculator

 Fill in the fields below with your own data to learn how your library can benefit from the Intelligent Material Management System.

Circulation/loans per year

Total staff

Number of branches

Working hours per year (default 1,800)

Minutes per circulated item
(default 3.00)

YOUR RESULT:

IMMS ROI Calculation

Approximate total number of hours spent currently on material handling

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Predicted: Number of minutes per circulated item after two years

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Predicted: Number of hours saved per year with IMMS

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Predicted: Number of full time staff, which can be repurposed

Predicted: Total staff savings per year after two years

Implementation and continued operation costs calculation:

Internal project management hours - one off

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Internal physical registration hours - one off

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Estimated hours saved year 1

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Internal IMMS specialist operational hours

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Estimated hours saved per year, entire library after two years

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Estimated hours saved per year, for each branch after two years

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