Poole Lighting reduce working capital tied up in stock by 33%
Poole Lighting offers its customers the complete lighting supply chain package; OEM design, direct delivery to customer stores or DCs and direct shipping from the Far East. The company, part of the National Lighting Company Group, is the largest supplier of domestic lighting to UK national and independent retailers.
Supply Chain Manager Steve Stacey and his team were operating at full speed to maintain high service levels and keep a tight grip on stock. However, as Steve says, “managing products from 85 factories is very complex. We got to the point where our systems were beginning to creak at the seams.”