Everywhere you turn, you find someone on a mobile device. They’re texting, shopping and banking while on the move. More and more people are using their phones, laptops, and tablets as mobile workstations, especially now that working remotely has become the norm. Being able to work from wherever, whenever is becoming a critical component of business success, making mobility a top feature to look for when selecting a cloud ERP solution.

Cloud ERP mobility impacts your business

For Distribution firms, your business is built on client satisfaction. In most recent years, clients have come to expect more from their distributors and the market has created an environment in which your company needs to act more quickly, operate with more efficiency, and see more clearly. Now with even more change due to COVID-19, the market has been even more disruptive, more tumultuous, and more complex—and it’s on you to adapt to client needs and competitive evolution.

One of the top expectations of consumers, especially post-COVID- is going to be transparency. Clients are going to want to know where their products are coming from and expect distributors to deliver this information.

Cloud built for the Modern Distributor

Even better, modern cloud ERP solutions are mobile ready. Accessing your business information anytime and anywhere is possible right out of the box.

But why is mobility so important in cloud ERP? The answer lies in giving your workforce the ability to do their jobs efficiently and effectively as well as providing them real-time visibility into business processes. The positive impact of cloud ERP mobility is felt business-wide. For example, mobility can increase productivity.

Sales teams that are often on the road visiting customers who expect up-to-date product/inventory information. With a swipe of their mobile device, they are able to access information they need immediately, as the information updated.

Cloud ERP mobility also can increase data accuracy and real-time visibility. Entering data in the field and having it shared with the organization right away results in the elimination of double-data entry mistakes and provides immediate insight into every department across the organization.

Ultimately, cloud ERP mobility produces better decision-making, satisfied customers, and a growing bottom line.

Choosing the right Cloud ERP must have a mobile app

Because cloud ERP mobility is a game changer for businesses in every industry, choosing the right cloud ERP solution is necessary. The solution you choose must include a mobile app offering accessibility and flexibility for remote employees.

Some features you should look for are a free mobile ERP app including real-time and 24/7 access to updated information, automatic synchronization. With access to the following:

  • Expense receipts
  • Opportunities
  • Time reporting
  • Approvals
  • Task management
  • Sales orders
  • Field service appointments
  • And more

Learn more about cloud ERP mobility

If your employees work offsite (e.g. field service personnel, sales consultants, or remote workers) and you’re researching your cloud ERP options, you’ll need to assess their ERP cloud mobility capabilities.

Do they provide an integrated (and free) app that works with your mobile devices? Is it easy to use? And does it provide the features your employees need to do their jobs? Acumatica’s mobile ERP app is a ‘yes’ across the board, and you can contact our team of experts to learn more.

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