Inventory Control is a comprehensive application providing the ability to follow fare media from the time the passes are purchased from the supplier or the final sale to individuals, vendors or institutions. Processes with validation and batching of all pass inventory incoming pre-printed, pre-encoded passes and non-encoded smart cards. Monitoring of all inventory throughout fare media life cycle using pre-encoded and printed serial numbers, on passes. Reports generated by item, location, serial number, sale location and user.