Why You Need Better Inventory Visibility

By
Ross Elliott
July 7, 2021 -
To meet customer demands and stay competitive in a world where expectations for product availability and delivery speed continue to rise, every link along the supply chain has to operate efficiently. From warehouse management to order fulfillment to...

IDEAL Industries Finds an Ideal Inventory Solution

By
Yegor Kuznetsov
May 19, 2021 -
IDEAL Industries is known around the globe for providing innovative technology in the construction, electrical, automotive, and aerospace industries, just to name a few. For example, Pratt-Read, one of the brands in the IDEAL Industries family, makes...

SOC 2 Compliance: What is it and Why Should You Care?

By
Aaron Spring
May 12, 2021 -
It can take a village of service organizations to support a business. In other words, no matter how self-sufficient a company is, chances are it depends upon a myriad of other companies like payment processors, web hosting companies, eCommerce...

Advanced VMI: Item Stratification

By
Doug Bethea
May 5, 2021 -
In the ideal land of items, they are all equal – those who fly off the shelves and those who linger. In real life, however, they are stratified according to demand to give your customers what they need, when they need it – a key to lower inventories...

How nVent Electrified Their Fulfillment Process with VMI

By
Scott Kleinert
March 17, 2021 -
nVent’s products have roots that go back to 1903, when the Electric Railway Improvement Company (ERICO) was founded to supply technical equipment to the railway and mining industries. Today, nVent offers a wide range of high-performance electrical...

Advanced VMI: How to Improve On-Shelf Availability

By
Brian Lindner
January 13, 2021 -
Here’s a truth universally accepted by suppliers and retailers: An empty shelf bringeth no sales. No one wants in-store shoppers to encounter that lonely shelf tag for their favorite item with no goods stocked above it. When a consumer goes down the...

How to Reduce Shipping Costs with Technology

By
Lindsey McGee
December 2, 2020 -
Since March, FedEx has been in a self-proclaimed “Shipathon.” As the holidays close in, we’re seeing a surge in eCommerce unlike any before. Between higher online sales, and consumers’ desire for expedited shipping, the result is even more...

5 Important VMI Trends You Need to Pay Attention To

By
Doug Bethea
November 2, 2020 -
Today’s B2C environment pits brick-and-mortar retailers against not just one another, but the whole of the internet. As eCommerce activity continues to skyrocket with a 44.4% YoY increase in Q2 of 2020, in-store sales are facing year-over-year...