Mobile inspections are transforming retailing & manufacturing

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The retail industry is constantly evolving and changing and competition creates new challenges. Mobile inspections can help you to improve your checks, audits and investigations facilitating the data collection process. You can actually get real-time insights and quality data, which makes retailing & manufacturing processes more efficient and transparent.
Digital inspection software solutions allow not only creating a digital record of the inspection performed, but it also provides real time insights for field team managers. This reduces the time between identifying a situation that requires attention and correcting it. Mobile inspections also enable eliminating awkward data re-entry, saving time and minimizing mistakes. There are many reasons why switching to an inspection app could help everyone to get the job done in less time. Below you will seven ways mobile inspections increase quality and improve production performance:

Improve manufacturing processes

Mobile inspections and real-time data are the keystone of digitally transforming retailing and manufacturing. The first step to be able to analyze a production center is to check manufacturing processes. Mobile inspections can help manufacturers find out products, production methods, and items drive higher-than-average scrap levels and rejected items

Everything in less time

The use of mobile inspection app technology can reduce the amount of time required for you to assess, monitor and inspect your inventory and facilities. When you switch from paper to digital data storage, you could also save money because time and expenses decrease.

Inbound data

The dataset generated from mobile inspections is essential to track quality performance for retailers and manufacturers across their entire production. Real-time monitoring allow you to create a roadmap for passing compliance audits.

Better usability

Customizable mobile inspections provide to your team the freedom they need to excel. They are ease to use and permit workers, who use them, customization of platforms and tools to match how they work. Actually, the best mobile inspection platforms are customizable to how teams operate on a daily basis.

Reduce errors

Inaccuracy can be a big headache when you are collecting and analyzing inspections. Mobile inspection applications can make this process easier because they allow you to configure the fields you need so that employees can only submit relevant information. If a required field is not completed the inspection cannot be submitted. Another advantage of using digital inspections is that there are no unreadable inspection entries.

Better organization

Paper documents get easily lost or require a huge storage space. This involve time wasted energy and space spent. On the other hand, mobile inspection apps do not need physical space and sent the collected information stray away to the cloud, where can be easily retrieved, so you will not need to spend hours searching for a document.

Standardization of inspection checklists

By using inspection software, you can make sure that checklists keep a standard across different locations. This is very difficult to do when you are working with old pen and paper.



Mobile inspections improve scheduling accuracy, help to achieve better levels of inventory controls and enable manufacturing centers to improve production performance.
DataScope’s digital inspections can be setup to meet any specific requirements while reducing costs and allowing users to see and manage their entire operations all at a click of a button.

DataScope is a platform which allows various industries to streamline, organize and evaluate the work of their field staffs thanks to online forms which provide real time indicators 100% adaptable to any field.

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