Simplified management of truck stock to meet your desired service levels with customized stock for each vehicle and its service territory
When parts, supplies, and accessories are required, you need them in the right location to make timely repairs. Slow movers and high demand inventory can be kept at optimal levels
Inventory in the warehouse reflects the demand of the locations it serves. Distribution Center inventory management decisions become clear with automated forecasting for all locations
In-depth analysis into inventory performance. Easily Identify problems and opportunities through interactive Dashboards and Reports customized for your specific needs
Our mission is simple. We want to provide the tools to help our clients carry the perfect inventory for their business. The right item, in the right place, at the right time. Working with any existing ERP or POS system, we calculate incredibly accurate min/max levels to deliver unprecedented service levels.
Every business that carries inventory has overstock, out-of-stocks, and many have space constraints in their facilities or service vehicles. We provide the system, levers, information, and support to give users full control over SKU replenishment and acquisition.
Our clients typically find inventory reduction opportunities of 35-60%
Fill rates can be optimized to meet desired service levels in warehouses, retail, or field locations
Effective optimization can dramatically improve turns and working capital
Realize significant reductions in administrative manpower to maintain min/max levels
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