The Benefits Of Inventory Control Software

Inventory control software is fast becoming more of a necessity than a choice in today’s market. With the ability to track inventory levels, orders, sales and deliveries, your business will be on top of its game.

Your business will be able to run at an optimum level day in and day out,you will be prepared for whatever comes your way. Not only will there be a noticeable improvement in your services you provide, the software is coupled with a variety of other benefits.

The Advantages Of Using Inventory Control Systems

Forte Warehouse Solutions provides inventory control software which will improve how you run your business.

The inventory control systems allows you to ensure operations are running as efficiently as they can. Your productivity will increase as every department will be on top of things constantly.

The ability to manage stock levels, while providing analysis and reports is a key function of the system. You will be able to see which products are selling at a faster rate than others. A product’s polarity will indicate which sales channels are working more effectively than others.

You will be able to make better buying decisions in the future, increasing your profits.

Another benefit is the fact that you will be able to decrease your overall costs. With this, you will be able to increase your sales, and therefore your profits.

By being able to manage costs easier, you will minimise the amount of loss of sales you will have. Inventory control systems allows you to buy the stock which you need, decreasing stock you will hold.

This improves the amount of money you will be spending on warehouse storage costs.

A great advantage of the system is that you will be able to conveniently integrate it into your entire business. The system will be seamlessly included in the entire plans and executions of your distribution.

Roles will be defined much easier, leaving little to be confused about. Productivity will improve as tasks which needed to be done manually can now be done instantly by the system.

Communication will be far better, leading to much more work being done, than questions being asked.

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Changes In Warehouse Management Software & Systems

Warehouse management systems are something which a lot of distribution companies take for granted. A well oiled machine will always outperform that which is in disarray.

The incorporation of these systems into your day to day life, will allow your business to run smoother. Your business will never be behind the time with our software as it is constantly being updated, with new innovations being implemented.

What does the future hold for these management systems. What does the future hold for your business.

Forte Warehouse Solutions: The Future Of Warehouse Management

The warehouse industry itself will change over the next several years. With new systems and operating systems available to you, will you choose to sink or swim?

When you have the right system in place this ensures that the supply chain is run as effectively as possible. When both your business and your clients are happy, success is guaranteed.

Statistics on WMS impact on expenditure:

  • Labour utilisation 10-45%
  • Inventory reduction 5-40%
  • Warehouse utilisation 10-40%
  • Picker productivity 10-50%
  • Shrinkage 50-99+%
  • Increase shipping accuracy to 99%
  • Increase supplier conformance 99% +
  • Customer service 10-50%
  • Increased inventory availability 10-50%


The rapid development of new and streamlined technologies will help to eliminate warehouse management confusion. By investing in warehouse solution systems, you will be able to decrease issues in reaction time.

Mobile technologies seems to be the next phase in warehouse management.

You have the ability to send and receive all necessary information with a click of a button using your phone. All reporting will be done instantly, and will be stored in the data centre immediately.

We have seen this start to become more and more popular as time goes on. However, it is safe to say that in the near future, a distribution business succeed with an integrated mobile approach.

Customer care and attentiveness are two factors, which in the future, will be vital for success. Re-shoring and omni-channel transactions will be the main connection between the business and the client.“The customer is always right”, will never ring more true than right now.

What this means is that your business will need to be more than just a storage space. Your business will need to be able to convert into a company that provides more.

This more is represented through the ability to improve inbound, outbound and storage material handling. All facets of the distribution service will need to be at an optimum level for success.

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Building the Business Case for Integrated Supply Chain Systems

Building the Business Case for Integrated Supply Chain Systems

Application Programming Interfaces or APIs are proving to be just what the new world of remote interaction needs.

According to Forte Data Solutions, APIs are the solution to allowing systems to work together more efficiently and faster, while people work more and more remotely.

APIs enable new digital products and business models and create new business channels. They provide the ability to query the real-time status of an order, product, or shipment easily throughout the digital supply network ecosystem.

Thus providing the ability to reflect this connected data strings in one central dashboard.

Successful companies view central dashboards and business intelligence as a solution to a business problem rather than a technology implementation.

Innovative companies look beyond discrete IT solutions. They develop a strategy that incorporates business objectives, available technology, the company’s legacy technology, supply chain processes, and governance.

For many executives, taking the first steps forward can feel like walking an obstacle course in the dark. The market is full of conflicting information about what true central visualization of the supply chain entails. Creating central visualization that covers the entire supply chain is a huge strategic effort, but there’s no need to wait for the perfect solution. Leadership teams can lay the foundations in a series of logical steps that deliver immediate gains.

Forte Data Solutions’ FLOW platform-as-a-service recently launched an additional integration adaptor targeted at the transport industry. This integration involves a prominent telematics provider with an equally widely used customizable transport management software in South Africa.

This is part of our strategy with FLOW-connect to integrate best of breed transport telematics systems and truck driver handhold device software providers, with transport management software tools.

By offering these APIs, we strive to eliminate user double capturing and the seamless flow of transactions through the business process.

Once integration between systems are established, we then provide the ability for the combined data sources to be viewed in a central web-based portal via FLOW-visibility. Data becomes information, once users can relate and make decisions with it. We strive to reach this goal by deploying more API’s and then displaying the data in a readable and industry relevant manner.

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