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eQuip!: an Assetworks solution

eQuip! Asset Tracking Solution for Commercial Enterprises

Improve Efficiency, Reduce Loss, and Protect Intellectual Property

Automated asset tracking can improve efficiency by preventing asset loss and reducing time committed to asset management and asset audits. An asset tracking solution can also protect against intellectual property theft and help enterprises to meet important regulatory requirements.

Common problems in asset tracking for commercial enterprises:

  1. Loss of equipment due to lack of asset audit trail
  2. Loss of sensitive product samples due to lack of controlled transfer of custody
  3. Overpayment on property taxes due to lack of timely update on asset disposition
  4. Lack of a single software platform to organize the information about “Where”, “What”, and “Who” of physical assets

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to solve these problems with an asset tracking solution:

  1. Maintain asset audit trail
  2. Institute approval process for transfer of sensitive items
  3. Implement asset disposition processes and requirements
  4. Connect with other systems to create one single platform for asset inventory information

Why Choose the eQuip! as an asset tracking solution for enterprise asset management

An Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system should bring the financial and operational information of equipment and other enterprise assets into one place, to support businesses and government agencies to make the best decision in managing their assets. In order for the EAM system to be that platform, it needs to meet certain technical requirements:

  1. One integrated web based solution, including mobile apps on purpose built barcode scanners, smartphones and tablet devices.
  2. Flexible architecture to allow for quick changes in asset fields, workflow actions, reports
  3. Guided customer on boarding process to configure the system to support unique business processes.
  4. Flexible tools for system administrators uses to update workflow actions, add approval steps and email notifications.
  5. Flexible software deployment models including Software as a Service, and Managed Hosting with clustered servers in different continents to ensure performance and scalability.
  6. Built in support for asset tracking technologies like RFID and Bluetooth tags

Use cases for the eQuip! enterprise asset management and asset tracking solution:

  1. Track the chain of custody of product samples in the global supply chain to protect intellectual property
  2. Track the movement of certain materials in the manufacturing process to meet regulatory requirements, such as Anexo 24 for IMMEX companies
  3. Install RFID readers and tags to automate the tracking of sensitive items in the field
  4. Track the movement of physical assets across different states to provide accurate information for property taxes

Using an Asset Tracking Solution to Protect Intellectual Property:

Asset tracking is an important aspect of many enterprises. If your business deals with intellectual property, asset tracking is especially important. For more information, please read our SlideShare on asset tracking and intellectual property.