Using BellHawk to Gain Competitive Advantage and Cut Business Risk
The BellHawk software can enable senior managers to increase the competitive advantage and cut the business risk of their industrial organizations by:
Preventing the loss of customers by enabling your managers and supervisors ensure that every customer order
gets shipped on time, with high quality, without mistakes.
Providing a superior level of customer service by providing customers and your sales people with the
information they need, when they need it, about the status of each of their orders over the Internet.
Providing your operations management people with the real-time information they need to efficiently run your
operations. This includes ensuring that labor and machines are utilized efficiently, that Lean inventory
practices are followed, and that work is properly is properly prioritized.
Preventing expensive operational mistakes from happening or mitigating problems as soon as possible after
Maximizing profitability by accurately knowing what each job is costing in terms of labor, materials,
machine time, scrap and rework as it is run. This can be used to head-off problems as they start to happen and
can also be used for accurate bidding on customer jobs, so as to maximize profitability, and to avoid losing
money on future jobs.
Capturing materials traceability data in real-time so that the source of defects can be quickly ascertained
and the cost of recalls minimized. This can prevent serious financial losses or even the bankruptcy of a
Cutting unnecessary overhead labor costs by:
Eliminating the need for expediters to chase the status of customer orders and related inventory
Replacing manual keyboard data entry into ERP and other systems with barcode scanning and
automated data collection
Eliminating duplicate data entry in multiple systems
Minimizing IT support costs through the use of wireless web-mobile technologies.
Eliminating the need for many cross-department coordination meetings
Providing senior management with the ability to securely view the
status of their orders and operations, in real-time, anytime and
anywhere they have access to the Internet