Broad River Retail (DBA Ashley Furniture), a furniture industry company, chooses DocuWare for its ability to seamlessly integrate into key business processes and streamline accounting practices.
Furniture company Broad River Retail chooses DocuWare for its seamless integration with existing processes, eliminating double entry and lost documents, and increased efficiency.
Defined accounting processes eliminate repetitive manual entry
Broad River, founded in 2003, has 150 total employees across all of its locations and generates $45.63 million in annual sales (USD). There are 8 companies in the Broad River Retail, LLC corporate family, doing business as Ashley Furniture Home Stores.
The company’s growth is a testament to their associates continuous pursuit of excellence. With a market area encompassing over 20 million residents, the region has historically grown at a compounded annual rate of 5% Broad River’s growth has outpaced it.
Working at this scale requires a significant volume of document processing and record keeping. This challenge prompted Broad River to look at a document management solution.
DocuWare and Broad River – A seamless Duo
After reviewing several solutions, Broad River chose DocuWare for its seamless integration into it’s current accounting processes, while linking departments. Efficiency increased by elimination extra manual entries/lookups. “We were looking for a software that could integrate with the various processes and offer additional functionality to additional departments.”
The DocuWare integration was additionally rolled out to retail sites via Microsoft Surface Tablets. The platform was further customized to fit an improved and streamlined experience.
Saving Valuable Time
Creating this seamless link between the Document Imaging and Accounts Payable departments has resulted in significant time savings. This was achieved by:
- Eliminating the need to print and scan multi-page invoices and documents
- Process invoices via the cloud
- Digital search replaced manual searching, increasing efficiency.
DocuWare enables Broad River’s teams to do their work faster and more accurately. This goes beyond the ability to search for documents manually. The digital transformation has eliminated the chance of lost document and the time it takes to re-create them.
The resounding success with DocuWare encouraged Broad River to consider further integrations with other systems being used by other departments. Expansion of the product is imminent and anticipated.