Keeping Track of Your Business Needs with Zoho Inventory
As consumers, we’re now used to a digital world in which we have access to consumption from our fingertips – our smart devices have allowed us to interact with the shopping experience no matter where we are. We can shop for groceries, insurance, clothing, and even cars without ever even needing to leave the house. Ecommerce has changed the way we operate, and this ease has saved us all time, energy, and even money, as don’t need to commute or travel to do this shopping.
With this demand for the online shopping experience, your company likely has adapted to this increase and have done what it can to keep up with those needs. Whether your product is digital or physical items, your teams have to manage the traffic, customer need, financial process, and of course, the actual need of product. Managing this is a crucial part of managing the success of your business, as you want to make sure that you keep up with the demand of your product while also ensuring that you’re not overextending or overworking your teams. This is a tricky balance to monitor and maintain, so you’ll need a system that can help manage this so that it doesn’t monopolize the time and energy of your teams.
Zoho Inventory will help your teams look at and track this information so that they can respond quickly and accordingly to what your customers are expecting. Here are just a few ways the tool can help manage this part of your business so your teams can dedicate their attention to other aspects of the business.
- Always consider revenue and increasing sales
No matter the platform you’re currently using to manage the sales of your product, there are always ways to increase the activity of sales and how to generate more traffic to your operations. With Zoho Inventory, you’ll be able to integrate all the channels that thousands of other companies are already using and what consumers across the world area accustomed to utilizing when they’re shopping and in the mindset to spend. Integrating these accounts into your Zoho Inventory will ensure that you expand your reach online.
- Simplify your order management process
Before the digital shopping process became a norm, companies were using various tools and platforms to manage and keep track of every element of the process, which can be chaotic and disorganized, especially when multiple people are utilizing it to fulfill multiple steps. With Zoho Inventory, each step of the process can be completed in one place, which means that the timing will be faster and your teams will be able to perform their tasks more easily and efficiently. Having all of this in one place will save valuable time and energy for all of your teams involved so that they can focus on other arms of the business that require more of their expertise.
- Take advantage of tracking capabilities to stay in-the-know
With so much of our ecommerce reliant on shipping and the consumer expectations behind it, it’s imperative that you have a system in place that will help you track the progress of everything in motion. With our digital capabilities these days, we’re used to being able to have access to up-to-the-minute updates about progress and what to expect, so having this feature built in for your business will elevate the relationship you have with your customers. Zoho Inventory will provide your teams all of the necessary tracking information they’ll need to stay informed, and this information can be shared with your customers as well.
- Stay in touch with your shipping partners with easy integrations
As we continue to rely heavily on ecommerce and the shipping solution partners that we use, it’s imperative that you maintain a positive relationship with these carriers, especially as your business grows and expands with greater reach. Zoho Inventory will allow you to work with these partners openly so that you can decide what’s best for your business as well as your consumer expectations. Our world will continue to rely on these providers, so it’s crucial that your relationship with these companies is collaborative and ongoing.
- Communicate with your customized Zoho CRM
From order and payment processing to customer-facing communication to relationship management, all of the details around inventory needs to be kept and integrated with your main communication platform. Zoho Inventory works seamlessly with your Zoho CRM and other Zoho platforms so that all of your teams can be informed as it relates to their specific roles. Whether it’s finance, sales, customer service, or your warehouse team, everyone will be kept up-to-speed with automated updates and required actions so that there’s no delay or lag in process, and each team involved will be kept on track and timely.
- Manage the warehouse operations without having to manage them
Your warehouse team is good at what they do, and their processes and systems are detailed and organized to help keep them accurate and on time with they need. With Zoho Inventory, their information can be included in the Zoho ecosystem so that the other teams involved in processing can be informed of up-to-the-minute data and information to help manage the supply and demand. This will help you manage the warehouse element of your business without having to manage them.
- Mobile capabilities help keep all teams updated no matter where they are
Zoho Inventory is device-friendly, as it’s accessible on any iOS and Android device, allowing fulfillment and action no matter where your team members are, ensuring that no steps of any process are delayed or missed. This also will enhance the customer experience, improving brand recall and satisfaction.
In our digital world, there are so many extra elements to consider that we may not have had to consider 30 years ago. As this has changed the way we operate on so many levels, Zoho Inventory is just one more application within the Zoho ecosystem that will help elevate your business’s processes and keep your customers satisfied.