Do You Control Your Inventory Management System or Does it Control You?

Improving your inventory management processes and systems are often the “poor cousins” when it comes to time and resources spent on ensuring that your products deliver a return on [...]

By |2018-06-06T03:21:24+00:00February 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Inventory Management, Stock Management|Tags: |Comments Off on Do You Control Your Inventory Management System or Does it Control You?

Christmas Demand Planning

Dealing with rapid fluctuations in demand can be difficult at the best of times, but adding in uncertainty around Christmas and other periods can turn planning into a powder keg. Whether it’s Christmas in [...]

By |2018-11-01T23:52:04+00:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Supply Chain|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Christmas Demand Planning

How To Change Your Relationship Status From Vendor To Strategic Partner

Most vendors today will gain access to retail data to their own SKU’s on range within the particular retail-trading partner. This data can then be manipulated at the vendor by a team of [...]

By |2018-08-03T06:06:38+00:00November 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Retail, Supplier, Vendor|Tags: |Comments Off on How To Change Your Relationship Status From Vendor To Strategic Partner

5 Tips for Increasing Stock Turn

A key KPI in retail and warehouse management is stock turn. It’s calculated by dividing a period sales by average stock and is a good indicator of what items are providing a strong return [...]

By |2018-11-27T21:56:24+00:00October 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Stock Management|Tags: , |Comments Off on 5 Tips for Increasing Stock Turn

The Mystery Of ‘Lost’ Sales

Even in today’s technology savvy world the challenge of ensuring a product is in-stock for consumers to consider for purchase remains one of the retailers and their trading partners’ biggest challenge. Depending on how [...]

By |2018-05-17T05:26:58+00:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Retail|Tags: |Comments Off on The Mystery Of ‘Lost’ Sales

Slow Moving Stock & How To Reduce It

Holding large amounts of product that isn’t selling at stores or moving out of the warehouse is one of the biggest issues faced by retailers and distributors. Holding costs and tied up capital [...]

By |2018-05-17T03:31:53+00:00May 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Stock Management|Tags: |Comments Off on Slow Moving Stock & How To Reduce It

5 Retail Inventory Management Trends in 2017

Inventory Management is a key area in any retail business. Retailers employ various strategies and tactics in an ever-changing landscape to ensure that the right stock is on the right shelf at the [...]

By |2018-05-17T03:30:34+00:00February 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Inventory Management|Tags: |Comments Off on 5 Retail Inventory Management Trends in 2017

Integrating Systems in a Supply Chain

With the myriad of ERP, warehousing, finance, HR and other systems available, business tend to gravitate toward a mix of systems to leverage the benefits of each. This is accentuated in small to [...]

By |2018-05-17T05:32:44+00:00October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Supply Chain|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Integrating Systems in a Supply Chain

Getting Things Right The First Time

Vendors play a significant part in the strategy and operations of a supply chain. Whether in retail, manufacturing or services, a strong relationship will enable both parties to succeed. Unfortunately these [...]

By |2018-08-03T05:47:28+00:00August 10th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Supplier, Vendor|Tags: |Comments Off on Getting Things Right The First Time