Industrial vending machines not only offer customers the opportunity to provide safety and PPE, but also help track employee compliance during times of heightened risk.
Identify strengths and weaknesses across three business sectors — process, technology and people — to improve ongoing company performance.
A granular approach to forecast adjustment during a period of revenue decline can help distributors better understand demand shift and adjust for variability.
There are well-known quick fixes an inventory management solution can bring to a distributor, such as cutting back on disappearing products or eliminating user error from incorrectly typed SKUs on a manual tracking spreadsheet. But the data available from inventory management platforms can also present a long-term strategic opportunity in the form of improved demand planning, exposure of costly trends and even visibility into competitors share of customer spend.
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Successful inventory sharing networks have six things in common, including a proactive approach to the process.
Knock-off products are found everywhere, from watches and handbags to bearings, electrical products and construction materials. The effects of counterfeit products go beyond lost revenues and the misappropriated use of anothers trademark. This article examines the scope of the current counterfeit market in distribution and what can be done to protect you, your channel partners and the products you sell.
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- Financial impact
- Safety and environmental impact
- Customer impact
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