It is a complementary but really useful characteristic. What is Stock control? it is a way to protect against uncertainty in demand, in other words, stock held between reorder point and time of supply delivery. The inventory of Company A is planned for 2 weeks. Its supplier take in bringing the stuff 1 week. As a consequence of XXX the demand of Company’s A product increases and it looks like actual inventory won’t last the 2 weeks. When is the accurate time to reorder? Do they have to be checking all time their inventory to avoid mistakes? Using RP, Company A will be notified WHEN is the right time to reorder, no mistakes, no constant worry.
Company A and Company B want to apply an CRM plan. But, company A uses RP. So, both create discounts for mothers day just for women that are mother. Company A would just have to specify the discounts on the Web and generate a code each person can scan it and access to discounts if the fit with those characteristics. While Company B, would have to ask people that could lie or feel ‘discriminated’, probably that people won’t come back. Conclusion: Company A will have no money loses with liar consumers, no ‘discriminated’ consumers lost , and get loyalty from happy consumers.
Easy way to manage pending payments. What happen if Company A commit a mistake and forgot paying Manufacturer X for the last order? How likely is that Manufacturer X continues trusting in Company A, what if Manufacturer X is the best of the market? Avoiding that kind of mistakes creates good relationships with stakeholders what can make business more profitable in long term.
It’s a way to communicate with Manufacturers not only reducing costs of communication, but also making it easier. How much time is necessary to write an e-mail or to make a phone call? Nowadays mailing is used to send spam or promotions..How can we be sure they will read it? Let’s say Company A has an RP account and its Manufacturer X too, having all the info about Manufacturer X will make communication simple, besides Manufacturer X knows that these messages are JUST for business. Being connected all time with stakeholders can create direct relationships which can make business more profitable.
Communicating with clients is a basic need. To become more profitable it’s important to know them, to collect their main data at least. Lets say that Company A has an important Client B who represents the 30% of its income. Don't you think it could be important to know for example what products has Client B bought before? What quantities? Relationship-Clients is a section where Company A can list its clients with their profiles, products sold and scanned. Using it, Company A will know Client B's needs, and probably will build loyalty by satisfying them, which is totally profitable for a business.
We present a very easy way to create them. Invoices uses the database of Clients we mention in ‘Relationships - Clients’, so, it is not necessary to write which client it is for, just to select it. Automatically it adds the client's info necessary for the invoice (e-mail or billing address). Besides, there’s no need to be writing what products are being sold, RP just selecting product (as many categories as you need) and quantity (it shows only actual available quantity), calculates the total. It creates more profit and optimizes time by simplifying necessary processes and saving time that can be used to other important tasks.