It may be not a medically recognized condition but I'm sure you're familiar with 'vacation brain.' It's that absentminded, scattered attention that many employees exhibit before and/or after a vacation. It's understandable, they are either planning and looking forward to vacation or they're playing catch up after being out for a period of time. Understandable, yes. That doesn't make it any better for your bottom line or your business efficiency. Luckily, vacation brain is an at least partially avoidable condition. Keep reading to learn more about how Stockpile powerful inventory management tool can help you minimize the disruptions.
Tracking Is Key
Inventory issues can be a real headache. Using a powerful invnetory management tool like Stockpile makes it easy to keep a handle on your inventory as it moves around within your store. Even if you have multiple locations you can easily track inventory with Stockpile. Often there is one person who knows where everything is and they are the go-to when someone has a question. What happens when your go-to person goes on vacation? Other employees are often scrambling, unsure of where to look for what they need. With Stockpile, all of your employees can have access to your inventory data. Stockpile is so simple to use, they will have no trouble accessing the information that they need. Stockpile is available for free and allows unlimited users so you don't have to pick and choose who gets access.
Things often slip through the cracks when people are distracted. Even the most conscientious employee may forget a few things when they are focused on other matters. That's why having records that document work flow and other critical information is so important. If you don't want inventory issues to surprise you you need to keep track of your stock. A quick check of your inventory won't take any time at all if you have Stockpile powerful inventory management system. It's easy to run reports and access records, even when you're away from the office.
The More You Know
The more you know about your inventory the better you can plan. Stockpile makes it easy to see what you have on hand and to keep track of what's moving and what isn't. This can help you make critical ordering decisions that can really impact your bottom line. If you want to grow your small business you need to make good decisions and spend your resources wisely. Using a powerful inventory management system like Stockpile allows you to handle that task with ease so that you can focus on other aspects of your business.
Most people love summer because of the warmer weather and the chance to take a vacation. This year you can love summer more knowing that your business won't suffer from vacation brain. Encourage your employees to take a break from work and recharge their batteries. The rest of your staff can hold the fort down with ease thanks to Stockpile. Ready to see what we can do for your small business? Try Stockpile today!