The Benefits of Multi-Location Inventory Management
Depending on your current situation with your food inventory management system, the idea of a multi-location one may seem like the answer to all your problems or additional work. With any change, advancement or development, there will always be an adjustment period. But this one can be swift, easy and garner great returns. Why bother making the switch? Let’s start with the obvious.
- Managing Different Sites
Every site might have the same objective, but everyone is different. Why have all the details of one site at your fingertips and have to go elsewhere to find the others? It doesn’t make sense to us. Have it all in one place. This way, you can oversee your food stock from the biggest picture. You can spot what is working for one and not another. It allows you to manage but also intervene if there is an issue and make improvements.
- It Reduces Waste
The food and beverage industry is prone to excessive wastage with poor portion control, the high rate of perishable goods and inefficient operations all contribute to this. Everyone wants to decrease the level of spoilage, and with multi-location inventory management software, you can at all of your sites.
- It’s in Real-Time
This option supports operating in the present moment and making decisions in the now. Real-time stats on your food inventory means you can respond in real-time. It’s not a case of bringing all the information together at the end of the month for review. You can act immediately if you need to ensure optimum food inventory management at all of your sites. This means less time collating and more time analysing.
- Supports Monitoring Deliveries
Things move fast at every food-focused business, never mind multiple sites. When it comes to external contractors and regular deliveries in the food industry, having multi-site inventory management software helps you keep track of deliveries. This knowledge supports better ordering decisions, clarity on the food inventory practices in each space, and developing trends that inform your orders.
- Maximise and Maintain Margin
Having multi-location management software helps you tackle inefficiencies, so covering all of your sites means a tighter system, increased accuracy, saves time and ensures better performance. DigiTally can help measure, maximise and maintain your margins – and what is measured is managed.
Multi-site inventory management software helps you be the best business you can be. This is a feature of our software and allows businesses to manage an unlimited number of sites. The best part is, it can all be accessed from your device. So at the click of a button, regardless of location, you can get the information from the site you need – without being on it. The future of food stocktaking software has already started, so Go Digitally and start managing multiple locations today.