Manage maintenance requests, assign work orders, and keep track of your assets
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Parts & Inventory Management
Reduce parts costs with an accurate inventory count
Stay on top of maintenance schedules for every asset
Standardize your maintenance with itemized tasks
Automatically generate work orders and assign to technicians.
Purchase Orders & Invoices
Generate purchase orders and automatically update your inventory.
See your entire space at a glance and optimize maintenance planning.
Save money on early replacement costs and flag expiring warranties.
Trigger maintenance tasks based on equipment use.
Effortlessly track every detail about your asset histories
Easily schedule and automate preventive maintenance
Schedule and respond to anything that needs repair or replacement
Effortlessly manage every maintenance request from start to finish
Manufacturing & Plants
Reduce equipment downtime and improve reliability
Track all maintenance histories on assets
Government & Public Works
Prevent costly breakdowns and keep your operations running
Schools and Higher Education
Create a safe learning environment with digital maintenance checklists.
Gym & Fitness
Regularly adjust exercise equipment and ensure exceptional workout experiences
Ensure your fleet runs smoothly and keep safety costs in check
Streamline your maintenance needs to optimize your customer experience
Keep track of daily maintenance tasks to provide an seamless guest experience
Fix small issues before they add up
Farming & Agriculture
Meet production goals by minimizing unplanned downtime
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Answered October 10 2019
Order fulfillment can present numerous challenges to businesses, but the most common are linked to inventory management and the precision of a business’s processes.
Some of the most common order fulfillment challenges businesses face are the following:
Sometimes, orders are filled inaccurately. Inaccurate order fulfillment may occur when an order is incorrectly recorded, or it might occur during the picking and packing phase. Either way, the end result is an upset customer or vendor.
Inventory management is central to efficient order fulfillment, but if you have frequent stockouts—particularly on items with high turnover—you’re likely to lose customers. Keeping enough items in stock to meet demand is key.
Once an order is placed, you need to make sure the items are picked from your shelves and packaged in a timely manner. Otherwise, the shipment is likely to arrive late, making customers wait longer than they want to.
Shipping overseas is even more complicated. Not only can it take longer, but you also have customs and extra costs to contend with as well. Occasionally, an item may be sent back, meaning you’ll either have to try sending it again, or else refund the purchase.
Communication is central to efficient order fulfillment. You need to keep clear communication with:
A failure in communication at any point could lead to delays and lost customers.
Overcoming these challenges frequently comes from automating as much of the process as you can. A few ways to do this are:
Each of these solutions can help you streamline your inventory management processes and fulfill orders more quickly and accurately.