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Some questions that perhaps should be asked in regard to your inventory management ...


How can I effectively manage a large range of products easily and still improve turnover and service levels?

Q: How can I effectively manage a large range of products easily and still improve turnover and service levels?

Managing tens of thousands of products across a network, even just a thousand or more in a branch can raise many challenges

When ordering from overseas how do I determine if it is more cost efficient to fill the container or send the container partially full?

Q: When ordering from overseas how do I determine if it is more cost efficient to fill the container or send the container partially full?

What is the ‘cost’ of shipping ‘air’ versus the cost of carrying stock earlier than needed?

What quantity do I order before my supplier shuts down for a month over their summer holidays?

Q: What quantity do I order before my supplier shuts down for a month over their summer holidays?

They have calendars and spreadsheets with reminders to ensure they don’t miss the ordering window.