By Leane Hannigan, cloud solutions director at Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa
If you haven’t thought about it already, then it’s time now for you to consider taking your procurement and logistics online. Not only does this step towards becoming a digital business put you a few paces ahead of competitors, but it will also allow you to leverage technologies like cloud and Internet of Things to provide your customers smarter and more agile services through digital tech.
You can use Digital Logistics to better serve your customers by providing them access to the products and services that they want at any time, and at the click of a button. What does that mean for your business? Well first off, it means faster, more effective business transactions with your customers, it also means that you can leverage your new-found digitalisation to refine your business and leverage cloud technologies to transform the way business is being conducted.
As I said, now is the time to take advantage of the opportunities that Digital Logistics offers. If you are a business that’s been a bit slow in the deployment of technology, this is a way for you to fast track yourself into the digital era. With digital, you don’t have to scramble for the money to invest in a large data centre but can rather find a partner that can provide you the real estate from which you can start executing and delivering internet-based procurement and logistics.
Making this move is something that your customers will definitely appreciate and your business will reap the advantages like monthly billing, speed of delivery, flexibility and choice, innovation and most importantly freedom from heavy infrastructure investments that can hinder your business by sucking CAPEX dry.
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