Manufacturing processes are often complex, they include many staff, suppliers, and parts. As manufacturers are always pressed for time, a streamlined workflow with viable data and document management is vital.
Manufacturing problems in the Real World:
- Team members/managers need to report to management instantly and efficiently.
- Management is unclear about how efficient processes and teams really are.
- Unable to quickly adapt the manufacturing process to a delay or change in the customer order.
- Missing documents.
- Error in manual entry.
- Communication between departments.
Manufacturing companies deal with heaps and heaps of documentation which is often very difficult to manage manually. This can range from invoices to work orders, compliance and audit documents and quality-related files. When important documents are not dealt with correctly, it can lead to poor customer service. Having those documents in one central location is vital for modernising the business and avoiding client complaints or poor service.
Document Management System in Manufacturing Industry
A document management system and workflow automation allows you to digitalise paperwork to securely save in an organized manner for easy access. The system can easily capture, store, manage, share, and track documents. Having controlled access to task record and email notifications empower staff to deal with day-to-day responsibilities more efficiently, decision makers for approval and better communication with your customers.