Importance of inventory management software

The only way to run a maintenance department is to have the parts you’ll need to perform your work orders. Ordering parts and inventory on an as-needed basis drastically increases downtime and inhibits your ability to complete your work on time.

However, keeping an inventory of parts can seem like a constant balancing act between having too much inventory (and tying up your capital) and delaying work due to lack of parts.

Good inventory management means that you have enough parts to complete your work orders, but not so many that they’re gathering dust and taking up shelf space. It also involves knowing when to order more, and how much to order.

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How does ManagerPlus help?

ManagerPlus Lightning has the tools that maintenance teams need to successfully manage their inventory. It does this through allowing you to track inventory levels and set your own custom maximum and minimum levels. When you get to your minimum level Lightning will notify you that it’s time to get more, and tell you how much. It’s that easy.

Lightning can record how much inventory you have and where it is located. Because everything is recorded in one place, you’ll know exactly where to go to get the parts you need, before you get there.

When you use ManagerPlus Lightning, you’re inventory is integrated with your work orders. When you incorporate a part into a work order, it is subtracted from your inventory automatically. This allows you to always have an accurate picture of your inventory.

In ManagerPlus Lightning, Inventory Management is simplified through integration and better data.


Benefits of good inventory management

Good Inventory Management softwares bring many benefits. They start as simple as knowing where your parts are when you need to do work or knowing what your current levels of inventory are. As you continue to implement better Inventory management processes, you gain additional benefits like:

  • Preventing accumulation of outdated parts by restricting excess inventory purchases.
  • Reducing downtime by always having the right parts on hand to perform repairs rather than waiting for orders to arrive.
  • Better capital and storage management due to correct back order levels.
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What our customers say

“Assigning parts to work orders is as easy as a quick barcode scan. I can get the maintenance staff the parts they need so they can quickly get back on the job.” 

Kristi V.

Amarillo College

“It is nice to be able to track our assets and parts with very little effort.” 

Ty P.

A-Core Concrete Cutting

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