Slim4 for Retail

The right stock at the right time in the right shop

Retail is a dynamic and complex industry: the number of product introductions is increasing, the promotional pressure is high, and turnover is fragmented across multiple locations and channels. Slimstock Retail focuses on specific retail issues in the area of inventory optimisation within the Food, Fashion, and Non-Food industry. The focus is on the central warehouse, the webshop(s), and automatic store replenishment. The inventory optimisation software Slim4, combined with our years of retail experience, ensures that we reach our goal: the right stock at the right time in the right shop.

Visit the EuroShop in Düsseldorf>>

EuroShop is the leading trade fair for retailers in Düsseldorf. From the 5th of March until the 9th of March, Slimstock will be taking part in this event. You are welcome to visit our stand and talk about the inventory optimisation solutions for retail companies. You can find us at Hall 6, stand 17.

Meet our Retail Supply Chain Experts>>

If you are unable to attend this event, but you would still like to talk to one of our experts about the possibilities of inventory optimisation, please feel free to contact one of our colleagues.

Always a balanced inventory with dynamic inventory management

Slim4 automatically generates a forecast and the right inventory level per article, and per location (DC, store, and webshop) on a daily basis. During the forecasting process, the software takes the type of demand pattern, seasons, trends, and promotions into account. When calculating the right stock, it always looks at the whimsicality of demand, the requested service level, and the product life cycle phase. That way, the inventory is always in balance.



Integral inventory management helps to control the whole supply chain

A retail environment is characterised by many locations and sales channels. This is particularly relevant within an omnichannel environment where turnover is fragmented; in this instance it is very important to plan the inventory centrally. Slim4 continuously looks at the whole chain; based on the expected sales opportunity combined with the margin that has to be realised, it can determine where to best place a product. Especially important at the end of the life cycle, but also in case of scarcity of product this results into optimal efficiency.

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Industry specialists

Slim4 is standard software, which can be maximally configured and parameterised so it exactly fits the requested retail processes. To penetrate (and challenge) these processes, extensive retail experience is an important key to success. In 2010 Slimstock Retail was chosen as the winner of the ING Retail Year Award in the category 'Best Retail Excellence Idea'.

Proven results

Implementation processes are short and lead to direct results. Proven results at our customers are:

  • 50% reduction of out of stocks
  • 2-7% more turnover, resulting from improved availability
  • 10-30% inventory reduction
  • To 50% efficiency improvement

Download our Retail flyer >>

Retail stories

"Bax-shop experiences 63% revenue growth due to improved product availability"
Jochanan Bax, Directeur
Download story Bax-shop.nl
"Rituals strengthen its supply chain to enable growth to 1,000 stores"
Mark Hoppenbrouwers, Supply Chain Director
Download story Rituals

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