Quartermaster Management System
Quartermaster Work | Tracking Agency Money
Having asset management software that tracks the details about your purchases, the funding sources, and shows clear paths of how money is spent helps your agency administration with their roles as executives, and helps your asset manager fulfill the ever-important cost accounting role your agency needs.
Asset Trends | Making the Patrol Vehicle an Assigned Kit
Quartermasters’ and Fleet Managers have a symbiotic relationship. The Fleet Manager is in charge of vehicles, their maintenance, support, and of course, ensuring that inspections occur. Quartermaster’s are in charge of equipment, and for all the same tasks as they relate to equipment.
Asset Management | Linking Purchase Orders to Equipment
Asset managers are usually not the people involved in a purchase. And that means that lots of questions they get asked are for information they can’t answer, like if a particular purchase order number has been fulfilled, or what date a purchase order arrived, or what a purchase order contained.
Audit Preparation | How Software Should Make It Stress-Free
Between rules, reports, and inventory, these things should be brought together in your asset management software system, so that as items are entered, assigned, transferred, brought in for repair, or whatever else comes up, each system transaction follows the rules your agency wants, and the results of which are collected into your agency-structured reports, and all data can be summarized into audit forms.
Asset Management | Preventing Theft
One of the unfortunate aspects of work as an asset manager is confronting the fact that theft happens. Rather than pretending that it won’t, and embracing that it can, makes up for half the battle in preventing theft of agency equipment. The other half should be based on the performance of the tools you have to do the job. Accountability does not have to be impossible.
Quartermaster | Developing Kits That Make Work Easier
The more your asset management software can do for your agency, the more time you can spend on critical missions, and not on administrative tasks. And we all know that’s only a matter of time before the next incident that requires all hands-on deck.
Quartermaster Work | Bulk Entry & Removal of Equipment
Quartermasters can have a complicated job when it comes to receiving equipment. Sometimes the shipments come in waves, other times they come one right after the other, and even still there can be times where they don’t arrive when they’re supposed to, leaving them with a void in their pre-determined workflow.
Barcoding | A Quartermaster’s Best Friend
Quartermasters have a difficult job. There’s no reason it needs to be harder. Supply your quartermaster with quality asset management software, along with barcode scanning hardware, and you’ll make it that much easier. And that means your entire agency can respond quicker to everything outside your agency’s doors.
10 Functions to Look for in an Asset Management Software | Part 2
In part two of 10 Functions to Look for in an Asset Management Software, we’ll discuss the next five basic functions that your asset management software should have. Get asset management software that solves problems, not creates them.