We recently listed some of the most popular trends in warehouse management for 2015. One of those trends is: Distributors and manufacturers are adopting the cloud for increased flexibility.
Cloud-based computing offers the flexibility companies require in today’s fast-paced business environment. As cloud software technology matures, companies are moving toward putting their core systems on the web including their warehouse management systems. In fact, more than half of US companies now use some form of cloud technology and many more are making plans to move additional systems to the web.
Companies that have installed warehouse automation have already realized the benefits of standardizing processes, controlling costs and improving accuracy. The warehouse automation market is going through a revolution driven by the accessibility and scalability of cloud solutions. Cloud warehouse management products provide even more benefits. Here is what you can expect:
Lower Costs: Cloud-based warehouse management provides access from any device on any platform without expensive software or customization. Using a cloud model, you can automate your warehouse using iOS or Android devices, lowering costs and providing a faster Return on Investment (ROI).
Increase Flexibility, Scalability and Accessibility: The cloud model is especially valuable when you have multiple locations that need access to real-time updates and reports. Cloud-based warehouse management, integrated with your ERP, increases the ability to collaborate among a global workforce and enables more agile decisions.
When you need the flexibility of the cloud, take a look at Scanco Cloud. This warehouse management app provides access to the Scanco Warehouse suite and seamless integration to Sage 100 (formerly MAS 200 ERP). Contact us today to learn more.