Inventory Management Software-Maintenance Department
Inventory Management Software-Maintenance Department Overview:
Many Wasp Barcode -seeking clients are coming to us with no system in place at all- they look in a bin, see that they are low on a certain stock item, and place an order for however many seems like a good number at the time. This was the case with this client, who came to EMS Barcode Solutions looking for a way to have better knowledge and control of what parts need to be ordered, and how many- in general, he wanted to better track their rate of use.
Ideally, he said he would like a mobile computer scanner on each truck, to improve accountability in the field. Each technician would scan the parts they use, and then sync their data when they come back to the shop. This would then create a history for the client and his boss to use to see a full history of all items used, by whom, and when. By setting up each truck as a location as well, could get a full inventory count for each truck, too.
In total, he was looking at having thirteen mobile scanners so that there would a be a complete level of control and tracking across the board, for both warehouses and all the trucks for each, and automatic alerts when specific trucks are running low on inventory. With three physical computers, the Professional software will be a good fit- featuring e-mail alerts when it’s time to place a purchase order, and inventory forecasting based on pending purchase orders and pick orders.
Inventory Management Software-Maintenance Department Result:
The client was very lively and a pleasure to talk with, bringing up lots of good questions and displaying good humor. He had no experience with any kinds of warehouse management systems, so it was quite fun to help him learn some of the vocabulary associated with the technology. He was excited to know that he could change the different fields within the program to be simpler terms, too. We look forward to keeping in touch and providing heavy-duty labels to him as part of our ongoing service.
Share and Enjoy!
Articles from the blog
Today’s demonstration was hosted for a northeastern fleet contracting company with a serious need for improved inventory tracking capabilities. My client’s job is to manage a fleet of vehicles with parts that are deployed to job sites where inventory is used to complete service orders per customer request. When we first spoke, my client informed me that they are currently using Excel sheets to track inventory (like so many companies still do) but it was creating several issues. Read more…
Large industry leaders pioneer the way for innovative practices, strategies and services. An oil leader, based in Houston, Texas, competes in a tight oil market by consistently assessing innovative designs and services. Despite their obvious successes, there is always a place to develop a competitive edge, or increase internal productivity. Read more…
In the food and product industry, it’s safe to say that a couple of spoiled items at the end of the day may not seem like much. But before you know it, at the end of each month the amount of spoiled items may start impacting your month’s profit. And what about your company’s customer service? If you’re not concerned with timely orders, then your company is indefinitely losing out on building solid customer relationships. Read more…