I have made budget apps for business and I use AppSheet. This is a no-code development platform that allows me to create and deploy custom mobile and web applications without the need for traditional coding skills. It enables the businesses to rapidly build and customize apps to meet your specific needs, automating processes, improving data collection, and streamlining operations. The positive bonus for your business is that it will be made on your own account, for legacy risk and your wanting to develop it further, without needing me. You have control.
In the context of the warehousing, driving, haulage, and logistics industry, AppSheet can provide several benefits:
1. Customized Workflow Automation: AppSheet allows the creation of apps that automate various workflows within your business. For example, I can build apps to streamline inventory management, order tracking, and delivery processes. These apps can automate data entry, generate alerts for critical events, and ensure smooth coordination between different teams and departments.
2. Real-time Data Collection: With AppSheet, we can scope out what you need to capture data in real-time. Office staff, car, van, HGV, van drivers and warehouse personnel, can use these apps on mobile devices to input data directly into the system. This eliminates the need for manual paperwork, reduces errors, and provides instant access to up-to-date information for improved decision-making with images, geo location and triggers to alert segmented staff.
3. Integration with Existing Systems: AppSheet allows integration with various data sources and systems, such as databases, spreadsheets, and cloud services. We can set rules for Outlook, Google sheets, excel and more. This integration enables seamless connectivity between different software applications and ensures that your app can access and utilize data from your existing IT infrastructure after a short conversation about your needs.
4. Device Flexibility: The apps created with AppSheet are compatible with both iOS and Android devices, making them accessible to a wide range of users and can be viewed on PC in real time. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for the warehousing, driving, haulage, and logistics industry, where employees may use different devices depending on their roles and preferences as well as remote warehouses, second locations, drivers out and about and managers working from home.
5. Scalability and Iterative Development: AppSheet facilitates easy scalability as your business grows. You can start with a simple app and gradually enhance its functionality based on user feedback and evolving requirements. The platform allows for iterative development, enabling you to quickly make changes and improvements to your apps without disrupting ongoing operations.
6. Cost and Time Efficiency: AppSheet’s no-code approach significantly reduces the time and resources required for app development. By eliminating the need for traditional coding, businesses can accelerate the app development process, ultimately saving costs associated with hiring specialized developers or engaging external development agencies.
Would you like to see how I do it? Here is my Youtube video showing you how Appsheet works. https://youtu.be/8Z3wfv9Cluc