In this day and age, it’s no longer possible to run and grow a business without depending on technology in some way and to be honest why would you want to? Today’s software and tools can help make your work life easier and can also improve the way you carry out your admin tasks and speed up most of your complex processes. In this post, from our Business Efficiency series, we’ll take a look at how technology can make you more efficient.AUTOMATION
One of the reasons you may be finding it hard to work at maximum efficiency is because your time is chewed up by manually completing tasks and processes that could in fact be automated. Currently on the market there are a number of tech tools that can automate even your most complex processes. Accounting systems that are capable of streamlining your finances and sending out automated invoices, payment apps that can automatically charge your customers, ordering platforms that can bring your entire ordering workflow online - the solutions are endless and 100% effective.
To run your food and beverage business well, it's important to always have a clear view of everything that's happening within your company. Technology can help you do that. With accounting software you can easily keep track of your business finances. Inventory manangement software helps you run your operations more smoothly. Ordering platforms can streamline your ordering processes and with productivity tools you can easily track work progress and have better visibility over your staff’s performance.
Today's technology can give you access to vital information that can help you ascertain exactly how your business is tracking. They can provide you with important data, metrics, and advanced reports - which you can use to better understand your business’ performance and map out strategies that can improve your business ten-fold.
Specifically built for food and beverage businesses, Ordermentum is an excellent example of how technology can help you run your business more efficiently and effectively. Here are some of the ways that Ordermentum can help you transform your business overnight:
1. It will completely eliminate your admin work
With an ordering system, you never have to manually enter in data ever again. All retail orders placed by your customers through the platform will go straight into your system and appear in your dashboard in real-time. Not only will this save you precious time, it will also reduce ordering errors. What's more, Ordermentum can also send accurate invoices to your customers instantly as well as generate pick slips and delivery reports, leaving you with zero admin work.
2. It automatically integrates with your current tools
Implementing an effective ordering system means, you can rely on it for almost everything. By using Ordermentum, you can guarantee that all your data is synced across all your favourite business tools. Retail orders will integrate with your accounting platform for correct invoicing and your inventory system for an accurate view of your stock. You'll be able to see ahead of time if you have sufficient products to fulfil your customers’ orders.
3. Transactions are recorded and can be tracked easily
All the data and information you need can be accessed from a single platform. When you need to review a particular order, you can do it easily as the ordering system records every transaction. You can view all your retailers, all their orders, and even all their invoices.
4. Orders are 100% accurate
Since the orders will appear in your system directly, you can ensure that all of them are correct and accurate. If you choose to leverage a dedicated ordering system like Ordermentum, you can even guarantee that your customers will pick the right products. And the best part? The Ordermentum app can act as a digital product catalogue that lets customers view your current product line directly from their smartphones and place their orders straight through it. With clear product images and the ability to re-order their past order in a few clicks, they will get their orders right without having to remember product codes (or even names!)
The right technology will enable you to get more done with less effort and fewer resources, and make you more productive and efficient day-to-day. It's important to do your research and find the solutions that are perfect for your needs. If you'd like to know more about how Ordermentum can help you why not take a few minutes to try out the Ordermentum app here or you can request a free demo with one of our team members.
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