An Excel spreadsheet is like marmite: you either love it or hate it.
Topics: inventory forecasting
[A version of this article appeared in the Jan/Feb edition of DEMM Engineering and Manufacturing Magazine]
Inventory forecasting software StockTrim is finishing 2020 having proven itself effective in a year which tested supply chain resilience.
Lead time is probably the most important variable you'll use in inventory planning.
In a world that demands instant gratification, customers are loathe to wait - pandemic or no pandemic.
In the midst of COVID-19, businesses are looking outside the box to slash lead times and improve reliability during uncertain times.
South African start-up, Supply Run provide supply chain and operations support for clients across Africa. One of their clients is Hungry Lion – a popular fast-food, fried-chicken franchise. Hungry Lion has restaurants across the African continent, and Supply Run’s Alex de Sousa supports staff at their Zambia and Angola franchises.
Topics: Implementation partners
If you've ever looked at a weather forecast, you'll know that the task of predicting the future is an inherently difficult one. Yet as a small businesses, you're expected to generate an inventory forecast. So how do you do it accurately?
When it comes to inventory forecasting, StockTrim is all about making your job easier.
For the past few months, we've been tinkering behind the scenes preparing the biggest upgrade to our platform to date. We've prepared a raft of improvements to StockTrim that will make managing your orders and forecasts even better than before.