Laundry Equipment Supplier Increases Productivity
Laundry Equipment Supplier Increases Productivity with Inventory Management Software
Maintenance costs for parts and equipment can take a hit at your finances. Many experienced maintenance managers and crews are equipped with fixed equations and solutions to inform owners whether it’s better to replace or repair the equipment. Though these upkeep costs are inevitable, businesses should get to early repairs, to prevent a costly replacement.
One of the oldest and longest running Commercial Laundry Equipment Suppliers works with small Laundromat businesses supplying them with laundry machines and equipment. Laundromats too, are faced with maintenance and replacement costs of laundry machines, as the machines may run through several hundreds of cycles a day, and may get dinged here and there. The laundry supplier, tired of the miscommunication and lagging repair turnaround time came to EMS Barcode for inventory help.
For a while, the laundry supplier tried to keep track of the thousand of inventory parts on paper. However, this method led to inconsistencies in their inventory counts and confusion among employees. The problem escalated to where the company’s maintenance team was not able to perform required repairs, because the parts for repair were not readily in stock. Consequently, the buyers, needing the repairs, had to put their machines on temporary out of order.
The problem: the equipment supplier needed to get a system or software to fix this, however, managers could not break the bank in the meantime.
Discovering the Best Inventory Solution
After discovering the dilemma, we sought a sound investment that the suppliers could operate with ease and that could stay within budget. We went with the Wasp Inventory Control solution.
With Wasp, we showed them how easy it was to set up re-order points for their entire inventory. In addition, the software could send automatic notifications when a re-order point was reached – ultimately saving them time and money.
With the addition of Wasp mobile computers, their field techs were able to quickly move inventory from their parts-warehouse onto their trucks, and eventually from truck to the machine. The mobile computers let’s the technicians keep track of the part’s location.
They also purchased parts from several third party vendors; thus, keeping track of the serialized parts allowed them to know which parts were used on each job. And in case of any equipment failure from a vendor, they would know which vendor they had purchased that specific part from.
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After talking over several inventory solution options, the decision was made to go with the Wasp Inventory Control solution. Keys for that decision were the features built into Wasp. Additionally, the software has a lower cost of acquisition, as well as lower cost of investment, since Wasp does not carry monthly or yearly fees.
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About Wasp Barcode Technologies:
Founded in Plano, Texas, Wasp Barcode Technologies has been a leader in inventory and asset management solutions for over 20 years. Specializing in economic and highly effective tracking solutions for small to mid-sized businesses, Wasp offers numerous bundle packages which include both software and hardware for a complete solution. Wasp currently boasts over 500,000 active users.
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One of the many reasons I enjoy and believe in what we do at EMS Barcode Solutions is the sheer number of applications where asset and inventory tracking applies. Just about every company that exists has either got internal inventory, valuable assets to track, or both. Our client today was a fellow software company in need of tracking their IT equipment, office furniture, and anything that gets assigned to their workers.
A large veterinary hospital in Texas, with three locations in Houston and one in San Antonio, was looking for an inventory savior to help monitor their fluctuating inventory levels. The hospital spends time providing care for animals in emergency situations, therefore, lacked the time to properly check in and out used items. With this dilemma, the clinic managers reached out to EMS Barcode to figure out a fitting inventory-solution, to ensure enough equipment was available and the clinic stock levels are within range.