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1 02, 2021

Does your supplier offer you the service you deserve

2021-02-04T10:33:37+01:001 February 2021|

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article about how inventory management can take your customer service to the next level. Make sure your customer knows what to expect, keep your promises and if things do go wrong, communicate a solution to your customer as soon as possible. Of course, we [...]

28 01, 2021

Cash or customer: what to focus on during this covid-19 crisis?

2021-02-12T09:42:20+01:0028 January 2021|

I hope differently of course, but perhaps also your company has been hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis. You were forced to take all kinds of measures to ensure the future of your company. Sales has gone down drastically, while a lot of costs are recurring every month. Even if no more [...]

14 01, 2021

Strawberry, Stracciatella, Vanilla… Do I really need all of these flavours in my freezer?

2021-02-12T09:42:45+01:0014 January 2021|

Two weeks ago I wrote a LinkedIn article about clearing obsolete and slow moving stock before deciding on the need for a bigger warehouse. But inventory that does move, is also worth a closer look. When comparing to my freezer at home, this concerns the “ice cream” in your warehouse. [...]

11 01, 2021

Simple yet effective – the use of EOQ to calculate order size

2021-02-12T09:42:55+01:0011 January 2021|

A few weeks ago, in another LinkedIn article, I compared stock management in your warehouse to your freezer at home. You decide which products to store and how much. Maybe you can buy smaller quantities of some products so that you have more space for others. But how do you [...]

7 01, 2021

Master data management: there’s no escape!

2021-02-12T09:43:05+01:007 January 2021|

Two weeks ago I wrote the article "ERP software: a blessing or a curse?" about a number of prerequisites for the implementation of ERP software. In short, it is important that the software has the functionality your company needs, that your business processes are correctly “translated” into the software and [...]

15 12, 2020

Why don’t we get rid of our dead stock?

2021-02-12T09:43:31+01:0015 December 2020|

Excess stock, obsolete stock, dead stock,… many terms to determine inventory that you no longer need in your company. The dictionary of APICS, a leading supply chain management association, defines “obsolete inventory” as: “… inventory that will never be used or sold at full value.  Disposing of the inventory may reduce [...]

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