Start the New Decade With a Smart Device-Based Inventory Scanning System

January 7th 2020 16:00:00 PM



As we step into a new year and start a brand-new decade, it is the perfect time to take stock of your business. Turning over a new page in the calendar seems to signal the need to take a look back at accomplishments as well as things we can learn from. We make plans and set goals. If one of your goals for 2020 is to upgrade from a paper-based to a mobile-device-based inventory scanning system, there are a number of good reasons for making the move now.

If you have already done your homework and are ready to go ahead with upgrading to a mobile inventory scanning system for your company, there’s no need to hesitate. Contact us online or call (330) 645-9959 to schedule an appointment with a Scanco Solutions Expert.

What a Smart Device-Based Inventory Scanning System Does for You 

If you’ve been doing inventory by having your team make visual counts of items and recording them on paper, you know this is a time-consuming process. Once the inventory is counted, the data must be entered into your computer system. There is a delay in waiting for someone to complete this task. Let’s look at some advantages of introducing an inventory scanning system to your team.

  1. Increased Counting Accuracy
    Your team can use their personal smartphones to scan barcodes in a few seconds. There is no need to perform physical counts, recount items, or write down numbers on paper. Your staff simply scans the barcode and moves on.
  2. Real-Time Updates
    Unlike a manual inventory system, there is no “lag time” between when items are counted and when the data is uploaded into the computer system. Once an item is scanned, the data is immediately available.
  3. Clarity Through the Supply Chain
    Imagine being able to place orders for new stock knowing exactly what you have on hand. Your sales team can close more deals when they can commit to providing a certain size order by a set date.

Scanco Mobility Will Automate Your Counting—and More! 

If you are ready to put down your clipboard and say “Goodbye” to data entry, say “Hello” to Scanco Mobility! This add-on to Sage 100/100 makes tracking inventory a quick and easy process, and it offers some other important advantages, too.

Your team will require little training to learn how to scan and look up items using their iOS or Android smartphones. It’s so simple that temporary staff will have no problem using the app. You also have the option of using a barcode scanner or many other hardware options, making this system customizable.

Once the app is installed, it makes your cycle counting much quicker. Your employees can view inventory images and freeze items on the fly, as necessary.

Scanco Mobility is scalable. Five user licenses are included at no charge with your Sage Mobility Module. Add more user licenses if or when you need them. You aren’t limited to a specific number, which means this system will grow with your business.

If you have more questions about how a smart-device-based inventory scanning system can help your business, we’re happy to help. Contact us online or call (330) 645-9959 to schedule an appointment with a Scanco Solutions Expert.

 

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