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Surviving supply chain disruption with inventory control

Posted by Chris Thompson on Apr 14, 2021 5:21:31 PM

There are few things that make us happier than having certainty and clarity - it's just so nice when everything goes the way it’s supposed to.

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10 reasons why you should try StockTrim today

Posted by Chris Thompson on Apr 8, 2021 2:23:53 PM

As a reader of this blog, you've probably got an interest in solving your inventory forecasting woes.

At StockTrim, we're bringing smart inventory forecasting to the SMB market. 

You might be wondering what StockTrim can do for your organisation - so we've compiled a list of 10 reasons why you should give it a try (as you'll see in point 10, there really is nothing to lose!).

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Supply chain lessons learned from the Suez stuck ship

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Apr 1, 2021 2:18:13 PM

How inventory control and stock forecasting software can help your business stay stoic in the next Suez snafu.

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4 steps to complete your purchase orders in StockTrim

Posted by Chris Thompson on Mar 25, 2021 12:18:29 PM

StockTrim users can create purchase orders within the app.

The purchase order (PO) add-on allows you to manage the whole PO workflow, so you can draft, approve, send and receive orders.

In this blog, we'll walk you through the new features, including how to create a PO, how to edit and optimise your POs, and what happens when you send and receive your order. 

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Excel-erating beyond the inventory forecasting spreadsheet

Posted by Chris Thompson on Mar 17, 2021 6:35:56 PM

An Excel spreadsheet is like marmite: you either love it or hate it.

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Topics: inventory forecasting

StockTrim helping wholesalers through stressful year [article from DEMM Engineering and Manufacturing Magazine]

Posted by Chris Thompson on Feb 24, 2021 3:33:31 PM

[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.

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The SMBs simplifying inventory planning with shorter lead times

Posted by Chris Thompson on Feb 15, 2021 2:23:02 PM

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.

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Fried-chicken stores in Angola and Zambia hungry for cloud-based inventory planning

Posted by Chris Thompson on Feb 3, 2021 3:58:07 PM

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.  

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How to nail inventory forecasting when you're a small business

Posted by Chris Thompson on Jan 28, 2021 1:44:35 PM

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?

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Small Business, Death by a Thousand Cuts: A Tale about Inventory Planning

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Jan 25, 2021 3:44:49 PM

When it comes to running a business, there is a lot to get your head around. Staff, culture, product-market fit, advertising, cash-flow, profitability, planning, leases, customer satisfaction - the list goes on.

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