Supply chain management, logistics can benefit from data processes programs

August 1, 2013

Supply chain management requires many companies involved in the process. Ranging from suppliers, manufacturers and distributors, organizing order files between these parties can become overwhelming. Logistic businesses can do their part sorting their data processes by digitizing their records with electronic data management systems.

Fulfillment warehouses go through a lot of inventory during their daily routine, and recounting items constantly can burn employees out. Any loss of productivity can hurt the chances of providing fast, quality service, but working with a data processing company can reduce these hassles.

As the economy continues to recover, managers have even less time to calculate missing parcels, and changing their database management services will prevent crew members working longer hours, according to MBT Magazine.

“You could save your business money and improve employee productivity by allowing them to focus their attention elsewhere,” Brian Sutter of Wasp Barcode Technologies told the news source.

Logistic employees can dedicate their shifts to improving estimated delivery times to organizations within the supply chain. Individuals will not have to worry about missing records or items because good electronic data management systems should have detailed data entries of where the product went.

This can also reduce end-of-the-year write offs for manufacturers and suppliers. Because the information is already documented in advance, managers will continue to save time and increase productivity with their new software. If a corporation allows all vendors to be a part of their electronic data management systems, this can create a cohesive network to share information, according to Ferret, an Australian manufacturing directory.

Instead of playing tag with one another, an established, secure server can help these companies save more than $11 million in logistic expenses.

Tab Service Company is a Chicago based company with over 53 years of experience as a data processing service provider.  We provide business with outsourcing solutions for document scanning services, data entry services and mailing/lettershop services.  As a SOC2-approved organization, we apply industry-best practices to our approach with clients.