Published in Event, News - 10 May 2019

Managing the unknown: New Product Introductions

Up to 25% of inventory obsolescence is caused by new product introductions gone wrong. In this session, we will guide you through tips and tricks to both better your new item forecasts and design the best product introduction inventory strategy. 3 major questions organizations have about their new product introductions: How do you best forecast
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Published in Blog, News - 22 April 2019

IMPROVED INVENTORY MANAGEMENT: REDUCING FOOD WASTE

If you find yourself having to throw food items every few weeks from your refrigerator, imagine what goes on at a grocery store. Given the size of the industry, reducing retail food losses can mean significant savings for companies. Retail is one of the most dynamic sectors in the Canadian market due to the significant
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Published in News, Videos - 18 April 2019

THE FUTURE OF MACHINE LEARNING

The complexity within supply chains has increased enormously in the last couple of decades.  Matching this complexity with solutions that make the trade-off between results and acceptance within the company, is a challenge that drives many researchers and practitioners in the field of the supply chain. To succeed in this challenge, efficient optimization algorithms has
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Published in News, Videos - 02 April 2019

EXPERTS IN INVENTORY OPTIMIZATION- Video

At Slimstock, we are experts in Inventory Optimization, through Inventory Management, Forecasting and Demand Planning. We are market leaders, with more than 25 years of experience, helping our customers to reduce stock breaches, improve service levels, reduce the value of their inventory and reduce the percentage of losses.   If you are interested in obtaining
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Published in News, Videos - 02 April 2019

Speaking Session on Machine Learning- March’19

Slimstock Canada along with SCMAO brings together Canada’s leading Supply Chain professionals to share their ideas and experience about machine learning tools and gives the attendees a first look at how machine learning can help in inventory optimization.   If you are interested in obtaining more information related to Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Planning
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Published in News - 04 March 2019

Inventory management roundtable throws up new ideas and strategies

Last week Slimstock hosted its inaugural inventory management roundtable in Canada at The Hilton Hotel, Burlington. Meant as a platform for networking of like-minded professionals and sharing of strategies around the science of inventory management, the event was insightful and intimate, attended by practitioners, decision makers and business owners. Chaired and moderated by Slimstock, the
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Published in News - 20 December 2018

Retail planning software: The time for change is now

One of Slimstock’s Retail experts, Stefan Kooijmans, acknowledges that retailers across Europe, North America and South America struggle with the same issues; fierce competition, increasing price sensitivity due to growing transparency and pressure to shift to an Omni-channel retailing model.  “Retailers need to make difficult decisions when it comes to Omni-channel retailing, but they often
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Published in News - 20 December 2018

Wolseley Canada added to Slimstock’s rapidly growing list of North American clients

Plumbing and HVAC supplier, Wolseley Canada, selects Slimstock to improve in-stock performance for clients. Slimstock, a global leader in providing inventory optimization software, today announced they will be supporting Wolseley Canada’s effort to re-engineer sales and operation planning processes to ensure optimum performance from over 220 stocking locations. Slimstock’s implementation consultants will partner with Wolseley
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Published in News - 07 August 2018

Why do service levels have a powerful impact on profitability?

“I need a 100% service level” – a typical expectation of both management and commercial departments. Purchasing & operational divisions however, have a much better understanding of service levels and appreciate that attaining 100% is a utopia. In practice, determining an appropriate service level is an extremely complicated undertaking. Optimize your Service levels For many
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