3 most important reasons why you need cloud inventory management software

You are too tired of spending time to update product stock every day? You feel uncontrolled the products in your warehouse? Using inventory management extensions and taking it into the cloud. It will help you to increase automation that makes the running of your business more smoothly. It also saves time for more important business tasks like  focusing the core of your business – customers!

Rise the automation

Whether you’re a single or multi-outlet store, cloud is the solution which helps you automate a range of your business processes that legacy systems either simply cannot do, or can’t do with the same speed and precision. Now through the cloud, having inventory across multiple stores – be it eCommerce or brick and mortar – is easier than ever. You can see how much inventory is held at each store at a glance, transfer stock between stores with just a few clicks. In addition also get an idea of what needs to be ordered now and in the future.

There is also no time lapse between what is happening in the store and what you can see in your records. Inventory management is in real-time. Cloud solutions combined with barcode scanning processes especially are making inventory counts a lot quicker, letting you see what your stock levels are at all times. The days of laborious pen and paper counts are out.

Furthermore, with increased visibility over your inventory levels, you will know what you hold in each line, whether it’s selling well or not and whether you need to order more. The ‘sold out’ sign will be a thing of the past.

Be more mobile

These days, you don’t have the time to be stuck behind a computer for long periods. You’re time-poor and you need to access your records on the go, no matter where you are. This is one of the biggest benefits of cloud-based inventory management. You can simply log in wherever you want – on a laptop, tablet or phone, and see all your data right there in front of you.

The flexibility of  accessible helps you to know exactly what’s happening with your inventory regardless of the situation. You could be in a meeting with a supplier, selling your products at a pop-up shop, or you could even be on holiday. It’s all there ready to go.

Never lose your data

Cloud solutions host everything online. It means that all your inventory which records and data are stored and backed up no matter what. You don’t have to worry about losing any bits of paper, nor do you have to hit the panic button if your laptop is stolen. You can be assured that you can access your most up-to-date records regardless of the circumstance.

Integrate all your software

With a cloud-based inventory solution, you can also start to integrate it with a host of other SaaS platforms. Everything like accounting software, eCommerce website, the point-of-sale system can all seamlessly talk to one another. And that’s just the beginning. This all helps to reduce the amount of manual and repetitive tasks that may have taken you or your staff hours. And it alleviates the pain when it comes to the end of the financial year, as everything is ready to go for your accountant.

With a cloud inventory management extension, you can also start to integrate it with a host of other SaaS platforms. Your accounting software, eCommerce website, point-of-sale system, they can all seamlessly talk to one another. And that’s just the beginning. This all helps to reduce the amount of manual and repetitive tasks that may have taken you or your staff hours. And of course, it alleviates the pain when it comes to the end of the financial year, as everything is ready to go for your accountant.

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Posted on October 16, 2015, in Tips and Advice. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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