Many businesses have made the move to electronic ordering software, since manual order processing is time-consuming and prone to human error. While this can streamline the sales process, it’s not uncommon for inefficiencies to creep up in your system. They can start off as small annoyances, but as a business grows and volume increases they can turn into costly issues. By optimizing your electronic order processing you can eliminate or minimize these inefficiencies and save your business time and money.
Here are a few tips to help you make sure this process is optimized:
Automating your back office allows your team to spend more time doing other, more important workand less time performing low-value repetitive tasks. Electronic ordering software is one piece of a larger automated solution. With every step in the ordering process, ask yourself whether it is something that absolutely needs to be done manually or if it can be automated.
Does your electronic ordering software play nicely with the rest of your back office systems, or do employees still need to copy or rekey information between systems? Integrating your back office systems can make your entire ordering and fulfillment process more efficient.
Having an experienced IT solution partner analyze your electronic ordering software is another way to ensure it is fully optimized. A professional outside perspective can help to identify additional areas where efficiency gains are possible – and potentially profitable.
PhaseAlpha works with your team to develop solutions that work, leveraging technologies that will meet your requirements now and in the future. Our enterprise and back office expertise includes process management systems, quote management and tracking, document management, paperless workflow, systems integration and migration, lean office, and EDI.
Contact PhaseAlpha today to learn how we can help your business by making its electronic ordering software more efficient. Call 913-648-9200 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.