Custom Supply Chain Solutions
Custom supply chain management (SCM) software helps companies keep track of supplies and inventory as they enter a business for production and afterward when they’re distributed to suppliers or buyers.
Effective supply chain management software allows an enterprise to compete on a global scale with much larger organizations, helping to manage relationships with suppliers, distributors, and buyers at scale. When supply chain management software works correctly, it streamlines operations and increases the productivity of a business—all while saving time and money.
However, stock supply chain management software is not optimized for the particular intricacies of many businesses’ unique supply chain constraints and logistical demands.
If you’re looking for a custom SCM solution for your organization, we can help. Contact Watkyn to discuss the possibilities today.
Why Your Business Needs Custom Supply Chain Management System
Watkyn offers businesses custom-built supply chain software solutions that address company particular supply chain challenges and helps streamline more effectively managed logistics processes.
Responsive, effective SCM software has to perform the following functions:
Supply Chain Management Software Features
Watkyn works closely with our clients to determine exactly what supply chain issues need to be addressed—from workflow bottlenecks to network reliability issues—and builds SCM solutions that work. We will work with your business to create custom SCM cloud database solutions that help your business excel at the following logistics processes:
SCM Software Improves Operational EfficiencySupply Chain Management (SCM) software can help to improve operational efficiency by automating repetitive tasks, providing real-time visibility into inventory, and enabling better decision-making through data analytics. It can also help to streamline communication and collaboration across supply chain partners, resulting in reduced lead times and increased cost savings.
Effective Supply Chain ManagementWatkyn delivers visibility, control, and superior data analytics at all links in your business’s supply chain, helping it reduce manufacturing costs, shorten delivery times, improve lead times, optimize asset utilization, and improve communication across your network.
Automated Supply Chain LogisticsYour network of suppliers, distributors, and buyers is unique. Your business needs SCM software that automates logistics processes effectively, which reduces the burden of accommodating the many different suppliers, distributors, and buyers your business deals with.
Enhance Delivery CapacityUsing data-driven analytics, our custom SCM software will help you track deliveries in real-time. You’ll be able to address bottlenecks and disruptions as they happen, enabling you to improve your business’s delivery capabilities and mitigate potential disturbances to your supply chain.
Automated Supply Chain Management SoftwareIntegrated, automated custom supply change management software will help your business exceed customer requirements. Using data-driven analytics, real-time tracking, and improved communications, you’ll be able to surpass customer expectations using our custom SCM software.
Streamline Purchase-Order ProcessingCustom SCM software can help automate and streamline every step of the purchase order process. You’ll know exactly what you need and how much before issuing or approving the purchase order using data-driven analytics. Track changes and amendments to the PO in real-time and stay organized with accessible, centralized PO records.
Inventory Management Software SolutionsOur software solutions help your business track inventory at all levels of the supply chain—from manufacturer to warehouse and ultimately to the point of sale. We customize SCM software to help your business fill any gaps or blind spots in your supply chain distribution network in real-time.
Improved Cash FlowA custom SCM solution can skyrocket the pace of order processing and quicken vendor delivery, making it easier to get your products to customers quickly! This, in turn, can boost your cash flow by enabling quicker billing and revenue collection.
Benefits of Supply Chain Management Software
Watkyn uses Quickbase to quickly and efficiently build out high-quality, scalable, and customized SCM software applications. Quickbase is a superior app development platform that enables experienced developers like Watkyn to deliver high-quality custom supply chain management applications to our customers promptly.
Using our custom Quickbase SCM applications, your business will see across-the-board improvements in many measurable KPIs. When you partner with Watkyn, you’ll be able to:
Monitor and Manage Your Supply Chain in Real-Time
With real-time tracking and improved communications, your business can address issues as they occur and mitigate the risks of supply chain disruptions. With our custom SCM applications, your business will be able to monitor each and every order and instantly communicate changes and rerouting with your logistics team.
Improve Your Customer Service and Satisfaction
Custom SCM software will make your business better at what it does. When your business’s supply chain is uninhibited, you’ll get your products to customers faster, boosting customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Watkyn’s Superior Quality Assurance Testing
Our unique development process helps us identify bugs or issues before launch. We work closely with our partners during development to help ensure we are delivering a quality custom SCM application that exceeds our partner’s expectations. Our high-quality QA eliminates unpleasant surprises.
Our Custom SCM Apps Have Built-In Operational Transparency
In order for a supply chain to function effectively, all aspects of operations must be visible and transparent to the employees, partners, suppliers, and logistics team members along every link in the supply chain. We design our apps to have high operational transparency so that no one along the supply chain is left in the dark.
Customizable Rollout, Training, Support, and Evolution
Our custom SCM app development strategy keeps our customers engaged with the process from inception to completion and even beyond. We are committed to training and supporting our customers as they learn the ins and outs of their new custom SCM tools, and we continue to work with them as their needs grow and develop.
Supply Chain Management Implementation
Rapid Application Development Model
Watkyn builds high-quality custom Quickbase SCM software on our customer’s timetables. Whether your business needs to resolve a critical issue or launch a new product in a week, or if your company has time to spare, we work according to your time constraints.
Here are a few of our custom SCM application development options:
Express Application Development (1 Week or less)
This option is for organizations with an acute need for an application or with time-restricted development issues that need to be solved ASAP. With this option, we clear our calendars and devote all our time and resources toward developing a functional application that solves your business’s problems.
For a flat per diem, we will work with you for up to 10 hours a day. In order to complete the task efficiently and at cost, we recommend our customers take every opportunity to work closely with us for as long as it takes. In our experience, a fully functional and quality application can be built in as little as two days with the right amount of dedication and focus.
– Express application development is only available to customers who meet specific requirements and when our schedule allows it.
Rapid Application Development (2 - 8 Weeks)
If you need a custom supply chain management application fast, but not within a week, Watkyn recommends our rapid application development option. Rapid application development can be completed in as little as two weeks but can be extended to roughly eight weeks, depending on circumstances.
Here are some features of the rapid application development option:
- We start right away on the basics of the application, even if you aren’t quite sure of the specifications.
- You receive a weekly demo of the application to track its progress and test its functionality.
- Our “build as we go” methodology helps us deliver responsive, well-tested products that exceed customer expectations.
- Costs less than the express application development.
Collaborative App Development (4+ Weeks)
The collaborative app development option is best suited to organizations that plan to take over continued maintenance and development of the application after we get it launched. This option takes more time but has the added benefit of hands-on education and guided practice for your employees to make the app their own.
Industries We’ve Helped With Custom Supply Chain Management Applications
Watkyn has a proven track record of successfully implementing custom supply chain management solutions for a variety of industries, including manufacturing, sales and distribution, and healthcare, and more. We understand the unique challenges and requirements of each industry and work closely with our clients to develop and implement tailored SCM software that improves operational efficiency and drives business growth.
Manufacturing IndustrySCM software aids in overseeing the fabrication process, keeping tabs on suppliers and stock, and streamlining supply chain functions.
Retail IndustryRetailers utilize SCM software to monitor their inventory, follow shipments, and enhance their supply chain proficiency.
Healthcare IndustryHealthcare entities rely on SCM software to control the procurement and distribution of medical supplies, equipment, and medicines.
Logistics & Transportation IndustryLogistics firms employ SCM software to regulate their supply chain processes, monitor deliveries, and boost efficiency.
Food & Beverage IndustryFood and beverage enterprises use SCM software to handle their supply chain activities, track deliveries, and secure the freshness and quality of their goods.
Oil & Gas IndustryThe oil and gas sector employs SCM software to handle supply chain operations, including procurement and distribution of raw materials and finished goods.
Construction IndustryIn the building trade, SCM software assists construction firms to keep tabs on their supply chain processes, including obtaining and transporting materials and gear.
Tech Firms (IT Industry)Tech companies tap into SCM software to oversee their supply chain operations, covering procurement and delivery of both components and finished goods.
Pharmaceutical IndustryPharmaceutical firms utilize SCM software to manage their supply chain operations, from procuring to distributing drugs and medical supplies.
Consumer ProductsConsumer goods businesses make use of SCM software to manage their supply chain operations, from acquiring to delivering completed products.
supply chain management software cost
Custom supply chain management (SCM) software solutions can be a valuable tool for businesses looking to optimize their operations and improve efficiency. When considering custom SCM software, it is important to understand the pricing options available to you.
Subscription Model Pricing
One common pricing model for custom SCM software is the subscription model. This model typically involves paying a monthly or yearly fee for access to the software and its features. This pricing model is often more flexible, allowing you to scale the solution to meet your business needs without having to make a large upfront investment.
Software Payment Options
In addition to the subscription model, there may be other payment options available for custom SCM software. These options may include purchasing the software outright or entering into a licensing agreement. Before making a decision, it is important to carefully consider your budget and business needs to determine the best option for your company.
Customer Service and Support
Watkyn knows that having the best manufacturing software is only half the battle. That’s why we offer exceptional customer service and support to ensure that you get the most out of our custom software development.
Our comprehensive online resource center is full of articles on how to get the most out of your custom software solution. Updated to ensure it remains relevant, it’s an excellent starting point for finding answers to any questions you may have about custom software development, QuickBase apps, and more.
In addition to our resource center, we include online product documentation, covering various aspects of our custom software solutions. This documentation is easy to navigate, making it easy to find the specs you need.
For real-time assistance, our online chat support team is available to answer any questions you may have about our custom software development apps. Our software support team is knowledgeable, experienced, and always happy to help.
Phone and Email Support
We also offer phone and email support to ensure that you can reach us easily. Our team is available during business hours and will respond to your inquiries in a timely manner. We realize that having access to quick and reliable support is essential to ensuring that your tailored software solution works as you need it when you need it.
Request a Demo and Learn More About Our SCM Software
Does your business need custom supply chain management solutions to address the unique logistics and supply chain hurdles that are holding it back from reaching its potential?
Contact Watkyn today for a free consultation and find out how we can help you streamline your supply chain management and operational efficiency with our custom supply chain management software solutions.
Watkyn is a custom Quickbase application developer that builds applications to help streamline and simplify our customers’ business processes. Our custom and scalable applications help businesses use resources more efficiently, cut costs, and organize and access data more effectively.
Watkyn has served many organizations and businesses across diverse industries across the Americas and Europe, helping them improve their business processes and scale effectively to meet global demands and reach new markets. Let us help you elevate your business.