How to Pick the Right Tracking Software

Technology has made doing business easier than ever. When looking for a tracking software, you want to be sure the program you decide to go with is right for your company. Will it perform the operations you need help with? Or will it just be another frustrating nuisance to deal with during your work day?

Before you decide to purchase a program to help with inventory or asset tracking, you'll want to make sure it's the right software for your needs. Here are some of the top things to look for in tracking software during your search process.

Make Sure Your Program Is Flexible

Managers and team leads might be tempted to use a free option like a template or spreadsheet to track inventory storage or asset locations. However, these alternatives are often difficult to customize and make it tricky to get the features you actually need. Flexible software programs will ensure your team gets a solution that works for your company and can meet its ever-changing needs. The best software will come with add-ons or modules to provide aspects to the program which help specifically to your industry.

Find Tracking Software That Works in the Cloud

Unless you are a very small business, it's unlikely you have all your stock located in the same place. You might only have one warehouse, but that location has several rooms and areas where you can store equipment, machinery, and other important company assets. You need a software that works in the cloud so you can move between those locations and still access your asset records. Having a cloud-based program makes it easy for the whole team to keep inventory records accurate and up to date. You should also be able to use it on several devices, without having to take all your data to a computer in a back room somewhere.

Choose a Program With Excellent Customer Support

Even the most technically skilled workers encounter issues with the products they use daily. You need to know that you'll have someone who knows your software inside and out when bugs pop up or you can't figure out how a certain feature works. Free solutions don't have the support you need: if you encounter any issues, you're out of luck. However, many asset tracking and inventory software solutions include customer support in the price tag. They'll be able to help you sort out any technical hiccups, or find a hidden feature that will save your company a lot of time in the long run.


Asset Panda's tracking software was created to provide you with all the features mentioned above. Our cloud-based platform has an intuitive interface, so you'll be able to find everything your company needs. If you require a feature that isn't included in the base software, there are several industry-specific modules you can add. Our customer support team is ready to help you with whatever you need, so you don't have to spend valuable time trying to get your software to work or customize it all on your own.

Check how Asset Panda helps this construction company track work equipment with a tracking software that works for them! And if you want to see just how well Asset Panda provides you with the features you need, you can take a free guided tour today!


Bree Brouwer

Bree has held plenty of media- and marketing-related jobs over the years now, like working as a PR and marketing assistant to a Hollywood screenwriting coach, and writing content for three different digital marketing agencies.

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