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Push Not Pull – Thanks to Digital Processes
Strong growth can push established processes to their limits. Instead of padding their existing systems, Smithfield decided to look for ways to overhaul their overall efficiency. Today, thanks to automated document management, Smithfield Foods are making the most of their existing resources. Their employees no longer waste time looking for important information – instead, information at Smithfield comes to them. By looking for ways to “push instead of pull” their workflows, the company is now ideally positioned to meet growth targets.
“Thanks to our DMS, we are saving a lot of the time normally spent on searching and storing documents. This has meant recapturing a good 85 hours monthly for our organization, which basically means the work of one part-time employee. This means that we were able to reach our aggressive growth goals with our existing resources.”