Coronavirus (COVID-19) sudden outbreak is late 2019 has hit the world hard. Its cases are increasing day by day, many countries have got some control over coronavirus but some are still in a continuous fight with it.
According to the data, till May 2020, coronavirus has hit almost 216 countries with nearly 5 Million people infected and 319K deaths.
With this quick spread of COVID-19 around the world healthcare industry is preparing dramatic increase in activities for treatment of the suffered patients and sanitization products for non-infected people to stay good and healthy.
Sanitization has come to its powerful form in this pandemic than ever before. People are very serious about it now to keep themselves safe from the infection of coronavirus.
Increased Demand of Sanitization Services
Demand of sanitization products, appliances, and services has increased the highest due to pandemic. There is a sudden demand from everywhere corner of the world for sanitization so that to make their environment hygienic and reduce the chances of spread of dangerous disease.
Ensuring washing of hands frequently and sanitizing everything in use has impacted people’s life in a good way and so the demand of sanitizing products and services.
Along with personal hygiene there is also need of sanitizing commercial places like malls, offices, schools, hospitals, shops, and other commercial centers as these places have higher chances of spreading disease at higher extent.
Most of the commercial places are visited by hundreds to thousands of people in a day which makes it more prone to spread the disease, therefore need to be sanitized on a regular basis.
Need of Asset tracking for Sanitization Service Companies
There is a use of several products, chemicals, and equipment in sanitization service company. It is always good to keep record of your assets and equipment details, physical stock, equipment maintenance, accurate record of consumables such as gloves, masks, etc. As these consumables are used in huge amount as well as need of their availability is also high so, it is necessary to keep an accurate record of your assets and equipment.
Inventory requires management for proper process of managing, storing, issuing, and re-ordering all the consumable items. Therefore, asset tracking is required and demanded highly for tracking all the items accurately.
Asset tracking system will help the companies to accurately acknowledge the presence, absence, and availability of assets and equipment with their exact location. The companies can also track their on-field and off-field employees as they need to go around sites for sanitization processes.
Helpful Asset Tags
Asset tags are also called smart tags, these tags can be attached to each of the equipment and consumable items to keep their efficient record. These tags will help you discover the availability of equipment for example, if the last spraying machine is on site for sanitization process and you receive a new project or site order for urgent need then you can check through your system about the its availability. You will not have to physically go to storage area to look for its availability. Stored data will help you here, for which proper asset tagging is required.
Tagging and tracking is required for the following items and equipment:
- Germ shield for commercial spaces
- Germ shield for residential spaces
- Chlorine based sanitizers
- QUAT based sanitizers
- Electronic spraying systems
- Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
- Contactless thermometers
- Face shields
These are few of the regularly used items sanitization service companies which need to be tracked for their availability and stock management.
Featured points of the asset tracking system are:
- Maximum efficiency of equipment and employees
- Reduction in downtime by better planning
- Theft prevention with increased security of equipment
- Completion of required compliance
Mostly used technology for asset tracking is RFID
Asset management software is helpful for sanitization service companies
Asset management software helps you capture the data of all the assets and equipment and read them through various technology available nowadays. The asset tags attached to the equipment will be scanned and its data will be entered to the system after that you just have to go through the system for their availability and scan them for their maintenance activities.
Functions for managing inventory are:
- Improved productivity and efficiency
- Avoid stock-outs and over-stock
- Reduce inaccuracies
- Easy inventory management
- Quality management
- Planned management
- Balanced supply and demand
- Inventory reports
- Inventory tracking
- All-in-one solution
- Data security
Asset tracking software eliminates the manual entry of data and record of the equipment. It provides you real-time data for your items about their location, availability, expiration, or repair if required.