Database programming has become an essential component for any modern website. Whether you choose a slow and bulky database tool, or fast and efficient MySQL programming, the choice to utilize a web database is right direction. In today’s market and given the growing power of the Internet, a database is the only way you can stay on top of your website inventory line, connect your store front to your website, and use a barcode scanner to keep inventory managed between your warehouse, your store and your website. Without a web database and programming a secure and effective system, you end up relying on manual labor.
There are many database decisions to make and business factors that must be taken into consideration. The PHP Kemist can assist you in the database decision and help correlate business tactics and store functions to your web and database programming needs. It is absolutely necessary that you plan and predict the path to web dynamics and database management.
1. Do you operate a store front that sells the same product as your website?
2. Is your inventory distributed from a warehouse? Is your store your warehouse?
3. Are you using a barcode scanner to track incoming and outgoing product?
4. Are you using a barcode scanner to do inventory balancing?
5. Is your goal to sell any or all of your inventor through your website?
6. Do you want your POS mechanism to control your website inventory counts?
7. Do you want your website to control your POS inventory mechanism?
If your inventory is managed by a database, whether it be in your sort,e at your warehouse, or on your web server, you can manage all facets of business inventory from a single location. When your store front sells a product, your POS can update a central database. The warehouse and website can do the exact same process of updating both incoming and outgoing products.
Your website, POS and warehouse access the same database to update product counts, thus enabling all locations to have the most up-to-date inventory data. Your database can exist on your web server as a web database, on your POS as a web or standalone database, or in your warehouse. As long as they can communicate with each other via s secure network, you can sell everywhere, manage your inventory from any location, and always know how many items you have in stock, how many sold from your store front, and how many sold from your website.
The modern market demands using the web, and database programming to manage inventory and sales. Web and database programming are the mandatory components to expanding your business, connecting your point of business, and automating many aspects of inventory management. The PHP Kemist is well versed in web and database programming, inventory management systems, and connecting multiple points of business together into one distributed operation.ï¿½