Optimise stock holding and streamline internal processes to improve the predictability of your distribution company.

 

In an industry dominated by small margins and technological advancements, supply chain excellence is imperative. Efficient supply chain management results in an improved performance in operating margins, inventory levels and asset management.

Macro environmental forces continue to disrupt the landscape of traditional distribution as these factors shape consumers’ behaviours and buying preferences. In order to thrive in this challenging market, agility and flexibility are key traits that a business should have to remain responsive to changes. Competitive pricing, delivery predictability, enhanced customer experiences and reduced operating costs have been identified as the critical success factors for a business to survive the drastically changing distribution industry.

A chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link. Which links need strengthening? Take the test and we will let you know.

 

Our 5 step analysis of the key links will give you a clearer understanding of the strength of your supply chain.

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Greater control over the distribution process leads to a sustainable competitive advantage.

Streamlined order-to-cash process by automating the supply and distribution process

No sales opportunities are lost as orders are efficiently managed. A shortened cycle improves cash-flow and inventory turn, which will have a positive effect on revenue.

Immediate ROI

SAP Business One’s Valogix Inventory Planner enables you to free up cash that is tied-up in excess inventory.

Improved Gross Profit

Greater visibility into the true costs of orders improves decision making by comparing suppliers and prices to negotiate better deals.

Greater visibility

Business areas such as stock, sales, opportunities, fulfilment, commissions and profits across different product ranges can easily be analysed for instant measurement of business performance to improve forecasting.

Cost Reduction

Optimised inventory reduces excess supply or waste, minimises paper work and diminishes costly shipping errors.

Improved Inventory management

Reduce stock-outs and shrinkage due to stock theft or employee negligence. Efficiently manage the Pick and Pack process and streamline the distribution of finished packages.

Automation

Easily integrate to major retailers in South Africa through 3PL logistics integration to track inventory transfers and manage stock levels.

Improved traceability

Improve your efficiency in the returns, warranty or recall process.

See SAP Business One Dsitribution in action

The SAP Business One solution we implemented has enabled us to focus our attention on our two core strategies – regional growth and product line growth, as well as increased inventory control – in each of our locations.

 

Matthew Lingenfelder

Managing Director

CraigCor Distribution Co.

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