Inventory Planning Blog

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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Valogix customers tell their inventory planning success stories Part 2

Posted on Tue, Oct 09,2018@01:18 PM

Herramientas Poderosas (HP)

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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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Valogix Inventory Planner Founders Celebrating 30 Years

Posted on Fri, Apr 20,2018@09:54 AM

The First Company - Stratman Inc. 1988 - 1998

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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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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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Advanced Inventory Planning the Easy Way for SAP Business One

Posted on Mon, Oct 06,2014@10:00 AM

SAP Business One includes an MRP module for planning needs in a manufacturing environment. retailers and wholesale distributors also use the on-board functionality. Discover an affordable, seamlessly integrated inventory optimization solution to SAP Business One from Valogix.

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SAP Business One - Inventory Planning Effective and Easy

Posted on Mon, Mar 03,2014@10:00 AM

Discover an affordable, seamlessly integrated inventory optimization solution to SAP Business One for small and midsize businesses. A solution that frees up your resources (including cash), reduces losses from obsolescence, and increases service levels. The tools you need to forecast, plan, and optimize inventory, manage your business more efficiently and meet the demands of customers and suppliers are powerful and affordable.

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Inventory Planning and Optimization in the Cloud

Posted on Mon, Jan 28,2013@09:00 AM

Cloud Applications Going Forward

Advances in technology have allowed previous concepts like Time-Sharing and Shared servers and services to become a reality. Cloud computing today has real meaning and positive impact for companies in a true global economy. The future is that more business applications for mobile computing will be available and virtual software appliances will be developed.

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Tags: Inventory Planning, SAP Business One, cloud, inventory optimization, SaaS, NetSuite, IBM, Sage, Valogix

Manufacturing Inventory Planning

Posted on Mon, Nov 19,2012@02:32 PM

Danger Ahead! Inherent Challenges When you Need to Combine MRP & DRP Inventory Planning

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The State of Inventory Planning - Chapter 4

Posted on Tue, Sep 04,2012@05:00 AM

 WAYS TO IMPROVE REPLENISHMENT PLANNING

Intelligent replenishment inventory planning includes several components, of which forecasting is just one element. Complete, automated planning systems handle all behavior including low volume items as part of a total process. Advanced planning solutions also incorporate inventory optimization, which dramatically improve replenishment planning. Why? Because optimization considers the wild cards in planning. It considers how random the demand of an item is, i.e., standard deviation and service level objectives, and it does it for each item, at every location, leaving nothing to chance (no spreadsheet can do that!)

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The State of Inventory Planning - Chapter 3

Posted on Thu, Aug 23,2012@09:50 AM

THREE COMMON SENSE APPROACHES TO INVENTORY PLANNING

How should a planner set the reorder point and reorder quantity (or order-up-to level) for thousands of items, perhaps at multiple locations? Due to the absence of an "intelligent‟ planning system, three commonly used approaches have been Brute Force Review, Economic Order Quantity, and Periods of Supply, usually done in spreadsheets.

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The State of Inventory Planning - Chapter 1

Posted on Mon, Jul 09,2012@07:00 AM

What state is your business in?

Until recently Small and Mid-size Businesses (SMB) did not have affordable, easy to use software tools to help them effectively manage and balance their inventory investment. Software 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 and are generally not affordable or usable by SMBs.

In the vast majority of SMBs, spreadsheets are the common tool in use. They are time-consuming to build and maintain, are usually static data repositories, and according to a prior study by a major consulting firm over 90% of them contain significant errors. But they do serve a purpose. Inventory-laden companies like manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and aftermarket service organizations often see that inventory is their largest asset. The cost of carrying excess and obsolete stock, as well as not having sufficient saleable inventory to meet demand is enormously high.

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Inventory Planning for Spare Parts - Part 3

Posted on Tue, Apr 03,2012@12:12 PM

Spare parts have an important life cycle

The graphic below shows the important milestones in a part’s life cycle. These have an impact on inventory planning for each item.  This section examines how those milestones impact parts planning.

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Business One - Inventory Planning Effective and Easy

Posted on Tue, Jan 31,2012@07:00 AM

Discover an affordable, seamlessly integrated inventory planning optimization solution to SAP Business One for small and midsize businesses. A solution that frees up your resources (including cash), reduces losses from obsolescence, and increases service levels. The tools you need to forecast, plan, and optimize inventory, manage your business more efficiently and meet the demands of customers and suppliers are powerful and affordable.

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Tags: Inventory Planning, SAP, SAP Business One, inventory optimization, Forecasting Inventory, advanced inventory planning solutions, cloud computing, Demand Planning, replenishment planning, Wholesale Distribution, Supply Chain, Partner Awards, Valogix, inventory management