Topic: "Supply Chain Planning (SCP)"

Make Your Business World Flat for a Stronger Supply Chain

April 26th 2011

According to New York Times columnist and best-selling author Thomas Friedman, we live in a flat world. In his timeless book, The World Is Flat, Mr. Friedman spends a great deal of time discussing what he labels “flatteners” – the collective group of technologies that brought our world closer together. Related Posts:Predictions of the State […]

The Top 10 Inventory Management Mistakes

November 23rd 2010

No distributor wants to become another failure statistic in this economy. But many times, we are unaware of the shortfalls we are creating ourselves. For most distributors inventory is not only the largest asset of their business but also the biggest source of frustration. Get ahead of your competition by understand the most common mistakes […]

Stock Counts You Can Trust

November 19th 2010

When your stock counts are inconsistent, it is impossible to make realistic promises to your customers and follow through on your deadlines. Have confidence that your systems inventory counts are consistent with what is available in your warehouse. Related Posts:Achieve Effective Inventory ControlThe Top 10 Inventory Management Mistakes Top 5 Reasons Supply Chains FailMeet Customer […]

Achieve Effective Inventory Control

November 10th 2010

Are stockouts hurting your customer relationships? Or are you constantly left with excess inventory gathering dust in your warehouse? Related Posts:Stock Counts You Can TrustThe Top 10 Inventory Management Mistakes Top 5 Reasons Supply Chains FailOn-Demand Webinar: Are You Getting the Right Answers?

Evaluating New Distribution Software: The Real Issues

October 18th 2010

Zee Germans are coming!We’ve worked with hundreds of distributors throughout the world. These firms have distributed nearly every type of product imaginable. Related Posts:Best Practices for Inventory Management SystemsDistributors Must Get Lean in 2012The Top 10 Inventory Management MistakesAchieve Effective Inventory Control

A Guide to Inventory Management

August 18th 2010

In distribution, your money is tied up in inventory, not people. There are three nagging questions that, depending on how you suss out the answers, could mean success or failure for your business.In distribution, your money is tied up in inventory, not people. There are three nagging questions that, depending on how you suss out […]

Get a Panoramic View of Your Supply Chain

July 27th 2010

Spending countless hours devising ways to lower operating costs and still boost profits is time wasted without the proper tools. Lacking a comprehensive view of your entire supply chain leaves you guessing at every juncture to make the right decisions. This white paper delivers tips on how to give your business a competitive edge with […]

Exceed Customer Expectations

July 17th 2010

With razor-thin profit margins in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry, it is becoming increasing difficult to stay competitive in today’s marketplace. Predicting consumer buying trends and being prepared for the next generation of products is vital to remain competitive. To thrive in this dynamically evolving industry, you need well-integrated technology to help you keep […]

 Top 5 Reasons Supply Chains Fail

July 16th 2010

Managing your supply chain can feel like herding cats. Just when you think you have a straight chain to efficiency, there is a kink. Think through the Top 5 Reasons Supply Chains Fail to understand the common problems most manufacturers and distributors face when trying to align all moving parts of their supply chain. At […]

Meet Customer Demand

June 10th 2010

In Distribution, you must respond instantly to the ever-changing demands of your customers, vendors and markets. Without the proper technology infrastructure in place, you cannot effectively run your business. Learn how to plan more accurately and frequently across your supply chain. This demand planning white paper can help you: Gain a Better Understanding of Markets […]

Why is an ERP Solution Right for your Business?

May 7th 2010

Dealing with disparate systems and silos of data is inefficient and expensive. Manually entering information from one system to the next because of unaligned fields and incompatible software is time consuming and laborious. Think transparency, visibility, integration and productivity.Dealing with disparate systems and silos of data is inefficient and expensive. Manually entering information from one […]