With the recent release of our mobile app, we decided to take a look at the benefits it offers in common business applications. Mobile inventory management can benefit firms in many ways. For this reason, we wanted to highlight a few common business process setups and how Clear Spider can help in each scenario.
Customer Managed Inventory
To begin, the Clear Spider mobile app is an effective way to facilitate customer-managed inventory (CMI). Customers can download our mobile app to conveniently access their vendor’s inventory system. Also, they can update their inventory quantities. As well as place orders directly to the system from their smartphone. As a result, both organizations will always have the most up to date information.
How does the mobile app benefit a CMI setup?
|Convenient System Access
Access the Clear Spider system anywhere, at any time from a compatible smartphone.
|Intuitive User Interface
The mobile app’s simple design makes it easy to learn and use.
Transactions are posted to the system as soon as they are made on the mobile app.
Vendor Managed Inventory
Secondly, you can cut back on time and paperwork . Vendors can use the app when visiting customer locations to directly access their inventory system on-the-go. So, you can perform cycle counts, place orders, and review performance metrics right from your smartphone. Furthermore, updates are made directly to the system so no paperwork is required when you get back to the office.
How does the mobile app benefit a VMI setup?
|Reduce Human Error
Transactions are done directly in the system, reducing the chance of transfer error.
|Efficient Customer Visits
Everything you need to update inventory levels and create orders is all in one place.
|Data Readily Available
All inventory data is easily accessible through the mobile app in a user-friendly way.
Field Service Inventory Management
In addition, managing your inventory on the go has never been easier. Clear Spider gives field service staff the freedom to access inventory information at anytime from anywhere. So, employees can use their own personal smartphone or a company device. In effect, technicians can view inventory levels, edit orders, record transfers, and more.
How does the mobile app benefit a field service setup?
The mobile app allows technicians to quickly look up inventory details and levels at any location.
Transactions are posted directly to the system, reducing the chance of a transfer error.
|Paperless Record Keeping
All records are kept digitally in the Clear Spider system and can be accessed and printed at any time.
The Clear Spider mobile app fully equips sales associates. For this reason, you can quickly browse a detailed item catalog with up-to-date inventory levels. Or, place an order on the go by entering an item code or quickly scanning a barcode. As a result, our mobile app is an all in one tool for inventory management on-the-go.
How does the mobile app benefit a Sales setup?
Transactions are recorded to the system through the mobile app and can be accessed or printed at anytime.
All data is accessible in one place. Check inventory levels, review orders or browse items all from your smartphone.
The mobile app’s offline mode allows orders and other transactions to be made even with no network connection.
The Clear Spider mobile app offers a number of benefits to organizations with any business setup. Our versatile set of functions and cloud-based system helps companies achieve a high level of communication and visibility. In conclusion, the Clear Spider mobile app provides organizations with convenient access to their inventory system on the go.
For more information on mobile inventory management with Clear Spider click here.