Do you ever catch yourself wondering whether it’s time to start using business management software? After all, how do you know you need something if you’ve never tried it before? Don’t worry, you’re not the first owner or manager to ponder this.
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When used correctly, small business management software should make your life easier, not the other way around.
Selling goods on consignment is a low-risk way to get more variety into your store while keeping your working capital. With the right software by your side, you can easily manage consignment stock and enter into supplier-managed inventory agreements.
Chances are you already rely on cloud computing to solve the challenges faced by running your business, whether you're firing off e-mails on the move or using a bunch of apps to help you manage your workload.
Cloud is fast becoming the new normal.
Precise inventory control is an essential part of any well-organized company. The lumber and building materials industry has its unique set of inventory management challenges. Whether you sell by the board foot or assign a part number to each length of 2x4 fir, inventory control software keeps track of your product, so you can focus on servicing your customers.
Sometimes your customer's journey requires them to return a product due to failure. As a retailer you have your customers' loyalty top of mind, but also have to balance the potential loss in profit that comes along with such a transaction. On top of that, your suppliers are protective of their own bottom line. So, how can you win the RMA game?
Regardless of what industry you are in, early payment discounts are a proactive way to reduce your costs on the Accounts Payable side. Many businesses are faced with the preservation of cash dilemma. What if you had a strategy to take advantage of the power of early payment discounts while remaining cashflow positive?
Appointment scheduling is often your first interaction with a client. Windward's Integrated Service & Delivery Appointment Scheduler helps you make a good first impression by quickly finding open appointments. It also helps you avoid scheduling conflicts and helps assure that your appointments go smoothly throughout the day.
Everybody loves a good sale, especially discounts centered around a holiday. With President's Day around the corner in the US, we figured we would cover a bit about Windward's comprehensive Promotions module.
Every business owner knows the challenges that come along with planning promotions.