Consider a Cloud-based Warehouse Management Software System From an ROI Perspective

March 26th 2020 15:00:00 PM



At one time, the only option available when buying software was installing it on your computer. You’d have to install updates as they became available and you were responsible for making sure you had the latest version of the programs you were running. Keep in mind that these updates needed to be installed while (hopefully) causing a minimum of disruption to your day-to-day operations. Around this time, updating to a cloud-based warehouse management software system sounds like a really good idea.

If you are ready to take the next step to a cloud-based warehouse management software system, there’s no need to put it off. Just contact us online or call (330) 645-9959 to schedule an appointment with a Scanco Solutions Expert right now.

Cloud-based Warehouse Management Software System From an ROI POV

If you are looking to update an existing warehouse management software system and decide to go with a cloud-based model for your business, it is important to ensure this idea makes sense from an ROI point of view. Moving to a cloud-based system is not just the next step forward in technology, it also gives you some real financial benefits.

  1. No Up-Front Investment
    With this type of system, there is no large, up-front investment required. Instead, you pay month-to-month for the service. If you are operating a small or medium-sized business, this can make more sense than having to plan for a large capital expense.

  2. Lower Ownership Cost

    Once you introduce a cloud-based warehouse management software system into your business, you will no longer be responsible for system upgrades. The vendor is responsible for the routine software maintenance, which includes all scheduled upgrades and installing patches.

  3. Fewer Training Costs

    There will be less time and money spent on training your staff to manage and maintain the software. You will need to devote time to training your team on how to use the software effectively as you introduce it initially and when you hire new staff. The latter costs are to be expected.

  4. Scalability as Business Grows

    When considering solutions for your business, you need to look at what is a good fit at present and how it will suit your future needs. Ideally, the one you choose will have the capability to grow with your business, so you aren’t faced with a situation where you have to replace it later on. Otherwise, the ROI is not going to be very high.

Scanco Cloud-based Warehouse Management Software Systems Are Worthwhile

No matter what size warehouse operation you are running, Scanco has a cloud-based warehouse app for you.

  • Scanco Mobility is for small businesses that are looking to automate their cycle counting and physical count. It works with iOS and Android devices and integrates with Sage 100/100. Eliminate paper counting and have your team use the hardware option of your choice to scan barcodes and look up items in real-time.
  • Scanco Warehouse was developed to automate warehouse transactions so you and your team can take control of occurrences on the warehouse floor. A selection of its impressive features includes item inquiry, inventory transfers, instant bin-to-bin moves, physical counts by item, physical counts by item-by bin, order picking-directed pick, and voice prompts.
  • Scanco Enterprise gives you the capability to keep track of your inventory and sync it more rapidly. It gives you the functions you expect from a warehouse management system in a robust package that includes advanced shipping, warehouse reporting, and pallet tracking. When time is money, Scanco Enterprise gives you the capability to send instant messages to your team to alert them when a rush order comes in or when your managers want to direct them to specific orders to process.

Scanco’s cloud-based warehouse management software systems offer good value from an ROI perspective. To discover more about our product solutions, contact us online or call (330) 645-9959 to schedule an appointment with a Scanco Solutions Expert.

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