Manufacturers can build better processes along with their products by introducing cutting-edge business technology. An enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can
Disparate specialty software programs and manual processes are inefficient and lead to expensive problems down the line. Employees often need to manually enter data and email it to other departments. For example, warehouse teams may be tasked to perform physical inventory counts, enter data into spreadsheets, then send data to procurement teams. Data may be transcribed into other spreadsheets or specialty software, which takes additional time and can lead to errors, and sent to production scheduling or other management teams. Aging and inaccurate data can lead to bad decisions and wreak havoc with production and customer service.
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Today’s ERP solutions also provide a centralized database for each of your teams to reference as needed. A centralized database reduces the need for redundant data entry or the delays associated with sharing information throughout the office. Each user can customize their RoleTailored interfaces, putting the data and features they need within quick reference, and hiding extraneous data or features that they may not use. Managers can track real-time figures, including inventory counts, sales by region or sales representative, invoices outstanding, and other key metrics.
An integrated ERP solution can connect your business operations and provide the visibility you need throughout your enterprise. Contact Sherwood Systems for more information about using ERP to improve productivity and profitability in your warehouse.
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