Automated Inventory Management Solutions: Efficient Real Time Inventory And Assets Tracking

Automate inventory management and asset tracking using modern tools. Use smartphones and a mobile application for the real time inventory tracking in the field. Use barcodes or QR codes for the fast and error-free processing of the inventory and assets transactions. Further automate inventory management process with the NFC or Bluetooth (BLE beacon) tags. Use cloud for the centralized data storage and real time data access on the mobile devices and on the computers by all authorized QR Inventory system users.

Real Time Inventory And Assets Tracking With A Smartphone And QR Codes, NFC, Bluetooth Tags

Use smartphones and QR codes, NFC or bluetooth beacon tags for inventory management and asset tracking automation. Accurately track inventory, assets and equipment in real time anywhere: in the field, on the job site, in the service trucks, on the shop floor, in the warehouse or in the office. Use smartphones for the QR code scanning, processing inventory and assets transactions, and information lookup.
  

Tracking field equipment on the job sites in real time with a smartphone

Problem: Cannot locate field equipment, do not have an accurate record of who used it, where and when.

QR Inventory Solution: With the QR Inventory software you will be able to easily monitor equipment location and usage history. Field employees will record equipment check in, check out and what project it is being used at by scanning a QR code label with a smartphone. Employee name, date / time and GPS location of the scan is recorded automatically. Use NFC tags or BLE beacon tags for the faster inventory and assets processing. And if you want to have a continuous automatic equipment location tracking, new bluetooth beacon tags addition to the QR Inventory software will allow you to do this.

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Keeping track of the inventory stock in multiple locations (field or warehouse) with a smartphone

Problem: If you have inventory in the multiple field locations (e.g. jobsites, service trucks) it is not an easy task to keep track of the inventory deliveries, movement and usage with the traditional desktop inventory systems.

QR Inventory Solution: QR Inventory software is a combo of the cloud software and a QR code scanning mobile application, which makes tracking inventory in multiple field locations an easy task. Field technicias can record inventory and assets transactions on site as they happen by scanning a QR code or barcode label with a smartphone. Inventory transactions recorded in the QR Inventory mobile application update central inventory database in real time. Office employees can always access an accurate inventory and assets information on the office computers via the web dashboard.

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Using smartphones for tracking work tools check ins and check outs

Problem: No accountability for who is taking tools and how they are used. As a result, valuable tools are missing, damaged or lost.

QR Inventory Solution: QR Inventory software provides an accountability system for the work tools with no overhead. Company employees record tools check ins and check outs by scanning a QR code label with a smartphone. Optionally they can fill out a mobile form or a checklist when tools are checked out or checked in. As a results, you know where each tool is, who is using it and what do you have available in the tools crib at any given time. You can also use bluetooth beacon tags for automatic real time tools tracking without a need for the employees to scan tools in and out.

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Using a smartphone for keeping track of the leased and rental equipment, loaned demo units

Problem: No reliable way to find out where the leased / loaned equipment is, what does each customer have, how long the equipment had been in the customer's possession and what is available for the lease / loan.

QR Inventory Solution: QR Inventory software gives you an easy way to record equipment leases, loans and returns by scanning a QR code label and filling out a mobile form on a smartphone or tablet. You can record all data on the equipment lease: a customer, project, expected return date, equipment condition at check out and return, etc. You can take a photo of the equipment with a smartphone camera to document the equipment conditions, and collect customer signature on a smartphone. Access reports on the leased assets and rented equipment from anywhere: where the equipment is located, for how long, historic equipment location for the rental billing, equipment transactions and usage.

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Automate Inventory Management For The Fabrication And Assemblies Building

Track the process of building complex multi-level assemblies, generic and serialized. Keep track of the materials and components inventory, status of the work orders, delivery of the final product to the customer and product installation.
  

Using a smartphone for keeping track of building complex, multi-level assemblies and job progress

Problem: We fabricate complex multi-level assemblies for the clients and do not have a reliable way to control and monitor the process.

QR Inventory Solution: With the QR Inventory software you can track the entire work order production process in real time using regular smartphones (or, if you prefer, android-based mobile computers) for barcode / QR code scanning, data entry and look up. QR Inventory software lets you track used inventory, parts and components, as well as the work order progress and current status. Company employees use a QR Inventory mobile application to scan a work order QR code to record work order status and fill out relevant mobile forms. Date, time and an employee name is recorded automatically.
All work order information is immediately sent to a centralized cloud location, giving all stakeholders live access to work order progress. Administrators can review the status of all current work orders, as well as a complete report on the production history for the current and past projects.
Once the work order is completed, record product delivery and installation on the job site in the QR Inventory mobile application. Take photos of the installation for the visual documentation, and collect customer signature on a smartphone.

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Using smartphones for the inventory and finished goods traceability

Problem:Lot numbers tracking fo the serialized inventory requires a lot of paperwork that distracts employees from their main tasks. We are spending a lot of time on the manual inventory data collection, and are still having problems finding required inventory traceability information for an audit or a recall.

QR Inventory Solution: With QR Inventory software company employees won't need to fill out any physical paperwork or spreadsheets. They will track serialized inventory lot numbers through the production process on a smartphone, using a QR inventory mobile application for the QR code / barcode scanning and data entry. All collected inventory traceability information is sent to a centralized cloud location - no need to re-enter anything. Authorized employees have an immediate access to the digital inventory traceability documentation, and can search records by multiple parameters to quickly find required information.

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Digital Mobile Forms For Automating Assets And Inventory Documentation

Automate assets and inventory paperwork and documentation using digital forms instead of the physical paperwork. Use a mobile data collection module of the QR Inventory software, also known as QR Mobile Data, for the digital data collection in the field. Store digital documentation on the assets and inventory in a secure cloud for on demand access from anywhere.

  

Using a smartphone and mobile forms for the safety audits and checklists

Problem: We need to conduct safety inspections on the regular basis, and need a system that will allow us to do it on site, and make the process fast, efficient and error-proof.

QR Mobile Data Solution: Using QR Mobile Data software, you can create custom safety audit form(s) / checklist(s) via the web dashboard. Company employees will fill out digital safety audit forms on site, on a smartphone, in the QR Mobile Data mobile application. They will identify an inspected object by scanning a QR code with a smartphone, so there are no mistakes. Completed safety audit forms / checklists are sent to the cloud in real time. Field employees can also use a QR Mobile Data mobile application to fill out mobile forms offline, with no data connection, and send all completed forms to the cloud at once when connection becomes available.

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Using a smartphone and mobile forms for the inspections and quality control

Problem: We need to do inspections / quality control on multiple steps of our production process. Need to be able to fill out forms on site and link the forms to the specific work order / production step.

QR Mobile Data Solution: With QR Mobile Data software you can create custom mobile forms for the inspections / quality control via the web dashboard. You can link mobile forms to a specific production step, or create stand-alone mobile forms for the siscrete tasks. Company employees can check which mobile form(s) need to be filled out on the current production step by scanning a QR code. They can fill out required mobile form(s) on the smartphone in QR Mobile Data mobile application, and submit to the server in real time. Just by scanning a QR code an employee links a completed mobile form to the work order and the production step, so there are no errors and mix ups.

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Using a smartphone and mobile forms for the field data collection

Problem: We need to collect various types of data in the field and report back to the office in a timely manner. We do not have a reliable way to do this, so there are production delays and miscommunications that affect our ability to complete the jobs on time.

QR Mobile Data Solution: Field employees can collect all kinds of data on the smartphones using custom mobile forms in the QR Mobile Data mobile application. They will be able to attach photos taken with a smartphone camera, scan in QR codes / barcodes, capture GPS location and signatures. The completed mobile forms are sent to the secure cloud in real time. Authorize employees have an immediate access to the field reports and can act on them without delays.

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Using a smartphone and mobile forms for tracking equipment service and maintenance

Problem: We do not have a proper documentation for equipment service and preventive maintenance. When something needs to be fixed, field technician does not have an access to what had been done before, and have to re-invent the wheel.

QR Mobile Data Solution: Field employees can record equipment service and maintenance in QR Mobile Data mobile application by scanning a QR code label and filling out a mobile form on site. Scan of the equipment QR code shows all equipment information, including specifications and previous service history. You can configure custom reminders and receive automatic e-mail alerts when an equipment preventive maintenance is due.
Configure QR Mobile Data mobile forms to send an e-mail alert when a mobile form with an outlier that requires immediate attention is submitted. You define what should be considered an outlier and the outlier parameters via the web dashboard.

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Workflow, Production Process Tracking And Documentation

Track work orders / projects / product batches through the production steps using smartphones for barcode scanning and data recording. Access live status of everything in production, and detailed history of the past projects.

  

Following standard operating procedures

Problem: We need to make sure our employees know what to do next for each process. If a wrong step is done, it causes production delays and costs us a lot of money.

QR Inventory Solution: QR Inventory software allws you to create custom workflows, define steps and provide instructions for each step. Company employees just need to scan a QR code to find out the project status, what needs to be done next, if they need to fill out any forms and if so - which ones.

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Access to the work orders progress

Problem: We need to know live status of all onging projects and make it accessible to the authorized personnel.

QR Inventory Solution: An employees who does the job and moves a product to the next step just needs to scan a QR code to record this. Information on the current project status, who did what, employee names, dates and times is sent to the secure cloud and is readily available to the authorized employees.

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Creating and accessing production process documentation

Problem: We need to create a lot of documentation for our production process: from recording steps to collecting data to filling out quality control forms. Need a way to do this efficiently, in minimal time, and to make sure that all documentation is securely stored and is readily accessible.

QR Inventory Solution: With QR Inventory software you can define custom workflow and steps, and attach mobile forms for the data collection to each step. Shop floor employees use smartphones and QR code scanning to access current project status, fill out required mobile forms and move the project to the next step. All collected documentation is sent to a secure centralized cloud location, is accessible on demand from anywhere and is easily searchable. You can review data online, download as .csv files, or create custom PDF documents for the customers or external auditors.

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Access To The Real Time Inventor, Assets And Work Orders Information

Make sure all authorized employees in the field or in the office have an immediate access to the information they need to do their job.
  

Giving company employees an access to the just in time inventory and assets information on a smartphone

Problem: We have employees in the multiple field and / or office locations, who need access to the same real time inventory, assets and work order status information. Need a centralized data storage, accessible to all employees in real time for data update and review.

QR Inventory Solution: QR Inventory software is a cloud based system, which means that you can access and submit inventory and assets information from anywhere, using mobile devices in the field or computers in the office. All company employees have an access to the same up-to-date inventory and assets data, no matter where they are: in the office, in the field, on the shop floor, on the job site or any other location.

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Real time communication between the field and the office

Problem: We have no reliable communication between the field and the office, which leads to wasted time and production delays.

QR Inventory Solution: In QR Inventory software field / office communication is automated and happens in real time. All information collected on the mobile devices, as well as changes done on the office computer, update central database in real time. Once information is updated, it becomes available to all authorized users, on the mobile devices in the field and computers in the office.

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QR Inventory and QR Mobile Data are brand names of inventory management and mobile forms software by AHG -- a provider of mobile and cloud-based applications for business. Our unified mobile platform improves business operations efficiency by eliminating manual tasks and physical paperwork, while providing a secure cloud storage for the business records, real time access to business data for all stakeholders, comprehensive data reporting and analytics. Headquartered in beautiful Boise, Idaho, AHG software is used to manage hundreds of millions of dollars annually in inventory and assets.

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