If you’ve been researching inventory management, chances are you’ve seen your fair share of sites advocating for real-time inventory solutions. Real-time inventory management basically means your system tracks the movement of your products in real time.
In plain English, that means your system can track each item’s exact location and status, and it records changes as soon as they happen. So if you transfer 100 widgets to your second warehouse, your system can register those changes live.
Real-time inventory management has a lot of benefits, but we’ll be honest: not every business needs it. We break down everything you need to know about real-time inventory systems—including how to know if real-time inventory management software is right for you.