Prioritising and getting things done faster with Unifize
In this video, Erica discusses her involvement in approval processes, particularly for finished good releases, using Unifize. She explains how Unifize allows her to prioritize tasks by marking finished goods as critical or urgent, which alerts the team to their importance. This feature, she notes, streamlines the approval process and reduces the likelihood of overlooking important tasks, a common issue with email communication. Erica highlights the efficiency of Unifize in managing time-sensitive requests, like needing an image, which could take hours through traditional methods. With Unifize, these tasks can be completed much faster, often within 15 to 30 minutes, greatly benefiting their fulfillment center's ability to respond to urgent shipping needs. This video showcases Unifize's effectiveness in expediting approval processes and improving overall operational efficiency.
Transcript

00:00 - 00:24
With the approval processes, the main ones that I'm a part of are the finished good releases that in terms of the products and a lot of times. Those are top priority in a sense without saying sometimes in Unifize you can actually mark a particular finished good lot as priority or critical or you can mark that for the person so they'll know that, wow, this is important.



00:24 - 00:25
And then just that conversation, that ping in Unifize. Hey, you know, we need this right away. So it does cut down on I mean, the approval process is rather quick.



00:25 - 00:41
There are sometimes I may overlook even like in my email sometimes, but most of the time I'm in Unifize and I can see, this is important. Let me get right to it.



00:41 - 00:56
So it leaves less room for someone to overlook something or just say, I didn't see that as a, you know, if you're inundated with a lot of emails, a lot of things can get missed is is less room for that.



00:56 - 01:00
So whether it be like an email or you know, someone's not checking your email, they won't respond right away.



01:00 - 01:08
It could be something as small as I need an image and that could take a while without Unifize.



01:08 - 01:14
Maybe one, 2 hours, and that that all depends on if you get a response from whomever you need to get a response from.



01:15 - 01:29
With Unifize is much quicker because you can actually just get it in there right away as well.



01:29 - 01:31
You know, you'll see you can just get it in there.



01:31 - 01:37
You don't have to send an email and then go to another system to upload and just step, step, step.



01:37 - 01:47
So it could take, I would say, minimum an hour without it, but potentially longer than that with Unifize, 30 minutes it is sometimes is less than 30 minutes if everything is in there and everything is just correct, I'll say 15 minutes.



01:47 - 01:48
So that's is really quick. And, you know, if our fulfillment center needs to ship out a product right away.



01:48 - 01:59
And it's like urgent, urgent, urgent. As long as everything's there, they'll get that answer within 15 minutes.

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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