A lack of visibility into your materials and parts is like doing business in the dark. Not sure what you have in stock, what’s on order or when it's due? You're risking a hit on your reputation as well as your profits. So if that’s the case with your shop, you need to take a quick look at JobBOSS Material and Inventory Control.
When it comes to quoting, a lack of insight into the real-time prices of materials and labor can mean a lack of accuracy in the final estimate. What happens when the final order ends up costing a lot more than planned? Do you lose a customer? Or do you lose your profit? Well from now on, making a margin isn't just a matter of crossing your fingers and hoping for the best.
In today’s technology driven world, and certainly in the world of manufacturing, having a commitment to ongoing learning is a prerequisite for not only success, but ultimately survival. Whether you choose the carrot (the promise of growth and success) or the stick (the fear of being left behind) we all need motivation and resources to learn new things, every day.