Businesses need to maintain a balance between stock availability, which is usually a good thing, and carrying too much inventory, which is generally not. Getting this right is a headache for any business but it can be doubly problematic for a smaller enterprise, and without effective stock control, time consuming and expensive. Some may struggle with paper-based processes or spreadsheets while others may use basic functions in accounting, sales or online applications.
But none of these compares with a proper WMS, and while traditional managed solutions may be beyond the budgets of growing businesses, the new generation of cloud-based WMS can offer fast, inexpensive implementation and fixed monthly pricing to create a real step-change alternative.: logisticsvoices.co.uk