Inventory Planning Blog

Challenges when you need to combine MRP & DRP Inventory Planning

Posted on Tue, Apr 06,2021@05:08 PM

 

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Tags: Inventory Planning, in the Cloud, advanced inventory planning solutions, cloud computing, web based inventory planning

Customer inventory demand growing and supply gains becoming complex

Posted on Tue, Mar 09,2021@08:52 AM

Customers are holding suppliers and retailers’ feet to the fire. They want items in-stock and shipped fast and on-time. Effective and efficient supply chain inventory planning teams are critical to meet the ever-increasing demands of customers. Teams are gearing up to meet the company goals and ways to achieve deliver service excellence. There is a dizzying array of solutions and methods companies employ to manage their supply chain hoping to manage their unique challenges.

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Create an Inventory Strategy to Support your Customer Service Strategy

Posted on Tue, Mar 03,2020@09:15 AM

Your company has a mission to be the best supplier of your products on the market today. Most companies define what that means in terms of serving the customer. For example, your customers can send you an order and get a return confirmation promptly. You will ship all orders within 24 hours. You will offer a variety of products that is both broad and deep. All great goals to build and grow a business. Now, you go out and spend a ton of money on the inventory. To buy smart, you use economic ordered quantities (EOQ) and take advantage of your vendor’s special deals.

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Global supply chains create more inventory challenges

Posted on Tue, Feb 04,2020@08:45 AM

New inventory planning technologies and the Cloud can provide just the right environment for better global planning.

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Valogix Stocking Quantity and How It Compares to Min, Max, and Safety Stock

Posted on Tue, Jan 07,2020@06:00 AM

As the New Year begins, today’s challenging business climate is forcing managers to look for simple, yet effective ways to reduce waste and improve productivity to increase profitability and service. Finished goods, production materials and service parts inventory planning are prime candidates. With thousands of items to manage, sometimes at multiple locations, the lack of scientific automated tools has made the job almost impossible leaving companies with too many of the wrong items and not enough of the critical ones. The result is unnecessary inventory expense, while suffering service-limiting stock-outs.

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Tags: Inventory Planning, Valogix, warehouse management, supply chain planning

Your Advanced Multi-Echelon Inventory Planning for SAP Business One

Posted on Tue, Nov 05,2019@02:15 PM

SAP Business One inventory management software offers inventory management, manufacturing, and purchasing capabilities that can help improve supply chain management. Now, available with multiple location capabilities it offers more for growing companies.

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Fire and Ice Inventory Planning

Posted on Tue, Feb 05,2019@08:47 AM

Effective and efficient supply chain inventory planning teams are absolutely critical to meet the ever-increasing demands of customers. Teams are getting fired up to meet the company goals and deliver service excellence. There is a dizzying array of solutions and methods companies employ to manage their supply chain hoping to manage their unique challenges. 

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Tags: Inventory Planning, Supply Chain

SAP Business One –  for the Small and Medium Business Market

Posted on Tue, Aug 07,2018@07:55 AM

The fall of SAP Anywhere, an e-commerce front end that arrived in the U.S. in 2016 with some fanfare, may have raised questions about SAP's commitment to SMBs. However, with SAP boasting 60,000 Business One customers and with no plans to sunset Business ByDesign, the end of SAP Anywhere may help clarify the SAP SMB message.

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Advanced Inventory Planning for SAP Business One

Posted on Tue, Mar 13,2018@07:05 AM

SAP Business One provides capabilities for planning mostly in a manufacturing environment. Many retailers and wholesale distributors also use the on-board MRP functionality. Discover an affordable, seamlessly integrated inventory optimization solution to SAP Business One from Valogix. Inventory planning solutions that forecast, plan and optimize an inventory are found in widespread acceptance in large enterprise companies but these solutions can cost between hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars, take months to implement and are generally not affordable or usable by SMBs. 

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Purchasing Value Driven Inventory Planning Solutions

Posted on Tue, Nov 07,2017@08:24 AM

When it comes to purchasing items for a business, how do you properly gauge the value of what you are buying?

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Advanced Inventory Planning Using SaaS Deployment

Posted on Tue, Oct 03,2017@08:12 AM

Cloud applications for business usually are offered in a subscription model called Software-as-a-Service or SaaS. Going to a SaaS deployment spreads the cost of acquiring and implementing a new solution and adds to the benefits. 

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Customers tell their Inventory Planning Success Story - Part 3

Posted on Tue, May 02,2017@09:13 PM

Complex Environment Ripe for Technology  

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Tags: Inventory Planning, SAP Business One, BLUEKEY

Advanced Inventory Planning the Easy Way for SAP Business One

Posted on Tue, Mar 07,2017@08:53 AM

Advanced Inventory Planning the Easy Way for SAP Business One

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Advancing Technologies Benefit Inventory Planning

Posted on Tue, Feb 07,2017@09:00 AM


Advancements in just about every industry and market vertical are happening at lightning speed. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, better known as STEM, is becoming engrained in the fabric of our lives. The term is typically used when addressing education policy and curriculum choices in schools to improve competitiveness in science and technology development. It also has implications for workforce development, national security concerns, immigration policy and productivity.

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Smart Inventory Planning in the Cloud

Posted on Tue, Aug 02,2016@10:29 AM

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Tags: Inventory Planning, inventory optimization, SaaS, cloud computing