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“Slim4 gives us much greater transparency over our stock usage” Sappi Europe

With 7 mills, 14 sales offices and 5,100 employees, Sappi Europe is the leading producer of coated fine paper and also a …

4 May 2022

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The works launch major supply chain project to strengthen customer satisfaction

The U.K.’s leading multi-channel specialist retailer of arts, crafts, toys and, stationery has kicked off a radical supply chain…

4 May 2022

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Safety inventory – creating a bull whipped supply chain

No matter what business you are in, there is always a need for future estimates in order to plan. It may be critical to take a …

3 May 2022

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Inventory allocation: How can retailers find the perfect balance?

Retailers face a real conundrum. On one hand, everything from the costs of raw materials to the costs of commercial retail space …

3 May 2022

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Slimstock North American Support Team

Here at Slimstock, our North American Support team handles all of your Slim4 requests. We’ll create new accounts, help you …

22 April 2022

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How can you keep up with product lifecycles?

Increase revenue through better product lifecycle management   Every product goes through a product lifecycle consisting …

12 April 2022

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Inventory cost vs availability: Ultimate fork in the road

To maintain the consistently high levels of availability expected by customers, many businesses are left exposed to soaring …

12 April 2022

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Responding to change and the power of S&OP

On the latter of those, you might look at the pre-pandemic world as having distinctively greener grass than the one we find around…

13 November 2021

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THAT’S A LOVELY LONG TAIL YOU HAVE!

The ultimate assortment conundrum From prangs and punctures to general wear and tear, every car endures a lifetime of hardship. …

11 October 2021

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OMNI CHANNEL RETAILING: IS IT TIME FOR A BETTER APPROACH?

To thrive in the Omni-channel environment, retailers require a different mentality. After all, success ultimately depends upon …

11 October 2021

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HOW TO CALCULATE TOTAL INVENTORY COSTS

RESOURCES Danny Bloem Supply Chain Expert Share this blog: In order to calculate EOQ, you’ll need to first find your…

11 October 2021

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WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF STOCK?

Different times call for different inventory strategies. However, when the function of stock is not clear, changing the inventory …

11 October 2021

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10 TIPS FOR MANAGING BROAD PRODUCT RANGES

Retailers face multiple sales channels and broad ranges of products. So, what stock should be maintained and how to offer the best…

28 September 2021

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10 DIFFERENT TYPES OF STOCK IN YOUR WAREHOUSE

“Too much inventory value! Do something now to lower the working capital invested in the stock!” This exchange between Finance and…

28 September 2021

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Q&A | SUPPLY CHAIN INSIGHTS FROM VALLEN

Kim Olesen, Director of Supply Chain at Vallen, shares her Experience Dealing with Inventory Management and Procurement …

28 September 2021

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Q&A | CHALLENGES IN TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY SUPPLY CHAIN

RESOURCES Danny Bloem Supply Chain Expert Share this blog: Rapidly changing technologies, unstable markets, erratic demands, and changing demographics -…

28 September 2021

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MASTER DATA: YOUR 11 KILLER QUESTIONS ANSWERED

RESOURCES Danny Bloem Supply Chain Expert Share this blog: The slightest mention of master data sends shudders down the spine….

28 September 2021

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ADDRESSING SIGNIFICANT PAIN POINTS IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

RESOURCES Danny Bloem Supply Chain Expert Share this blog: Agile and robust inventory management is your best bet against the…

28 September 2021

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IS PRODUCT FRESHNESS YOUR TOP PRIORITY?

The food industry is at war. Faced with a constant battle to offer high availability levels while minimizing waste, shelf life …

7 September 2021

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3 WAYS EXCESS STOCK CAN PUT THE BRAKES ON YOUR PROFITS

If you’re rolling a new hybrid CUV off the assembly line or chrome-plating exhaust tips for the aftermarket, the automotive …

7 September 2021

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MONTHLY VS WEEKLY FORECASTING

RESOURCES Danny Bloem Supply Chain Expert Share this blog: The goal of Slim4 – Slimstock’s inventory optimization software – is…

7 September 2021

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5 WAYS TO TELL YOU’VE OUTGROWN EXCEL

RESOURCES Danny Bloem Supply Chain Expert Share this blog: For many business folks, Excel is synonymous with demand planning and…

7 September 2021

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DEMAND PLANNING – HOW TO FORECAST FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR

RESOURCES Danny Bloem Supply Chain Expert Share this blog: As Covid-19 rumbles on, supply chain professionals now have another challenge…

7 September 2021

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WHAT’S THE BEST FORMULA TO ACHIEVE OPTIMAL STOCK LEVELS?

All companies work hard to achieve optimal stock. But the practise and methods of achieving differs from one sector to another. …

7 September 2021

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