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What is Inventory Planning and why should SMBs be doing it?

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The transportation world is off its axis right now, largely due to the Covid Virus. This includes all modes of shipping via ocean, air, truck and rail (even couriers). The supply chain for most companies is in a state of flux and it will likely take 2 years or more to heal itself.

Why SME Manufacturers Love This New Stock Control Software Right Now

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Running a business right now is challenging. Unpredictable demand, disrupted supply chains, cashflow uncertainty all make things a lot more difficult

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Why adopting new inventory planning software is brutal - and it’s not why you think.

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Right now, small & medium sized businesses, mostly in manufacturing and distribution, are busy. With this momentum and recent chaos created with Covid, there are plenty of niche businesses servicing nationalised supply chains and furious, pent-up demand.

SME Demand Planning Success With Supply Chain 4.0: Win With the Power of Tech

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Demand planning is tricky. Business Insights

2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

Conquer your cashflow and forecast demand of your stock

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Wholesalers, retailers and manufacturers around the world are facing the economic fallout of COVID-19.

Supply chain lessons learned from the Suez stuck ship

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

Surviving supply chain disruption with inventory control

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Wholesalers and distributors, just like most people, crave certainty and clarity. If you're in the business of inventory control, the best outcome you can hope for goes the way it’s supposed to

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

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[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

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

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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.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

How Small Manufacturers struggle with Inventory and Materials Planning

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Many small to medium-size manufacturers struggle to compete with larger businesses because they don’t have the economies of scale that benefit larger enterprises.

Supply Chain Analytics Market to Double to $7.1 Billion in Next Five Years

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Here's some good validation for the reason why we created StockTrim. Recent research (link below) estimates the global supply chain analytics market to grow from USD 3.6 billion in 2018 to USD 7.1 billion by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 14.6% during the forecast period

StockTrim reduces stress for Australian beauty brand

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Australian makeup company The Quick Flick may be the only beauty brand to exclusively use its own customers to model the products, with no retouching or airbrushing. StockTrim is one of the tools that’s helping this visionary business stay on track to revolutionise the beauty industry.

StockTrim helps position CBD supplier for expansion

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Upstate Elevator is a groundbreaking business selling organic non-psychoactive cannabinoid (CBD) products to wellness stores and co-ops, and individuals looking for natural health solutions. Customer Stories

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

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Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Avoiding Unplanned Markdown Costs Due to Misjudged Inventory Decisions

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For businesses that calculate monthly, quarterly and annual budgets, there is almost nothing more frustrating than finding actual profit/revenue losses on sales due to miscalculated inventory decisions.

StockTrim helps Wholesale Sugar Flowers grow

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Keera Brooks spent 16 years working in the male-dominated world of transportation and logistics before buying a business that allowed her to fulfil her passion for empowering women. Customer Stories

StockTrim’s forecasting means more time and less stress for skincare distributor

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As a beauty therapist and educator, René Serbon is an expert on skincare and skin therapies. She is also an entrepreneur, and when the opportunity arose to distribute a skincare line she loved, she created Dermal Systems in February 2011

Need an edge in the competitive retail space? Get smart with inventory planning and demand forecasting.

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In a highly competitive retail environment where customers’ preferences are always changing, what can retailers do to make more sales at full price

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Inventory Control - How to accurately predict your inventory needs

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For small and medium businesses, inventory control can be incredibly hard to get right. Too much inventory requires overflow storage space and, depending on the product, result in wastage. Too little inventory, and you could miss crucial sales and cap your own revenue. Business Insights

Angel Food’s lean team confident with inventory planning thanks to StockTrim

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For 15 years Angel Food has been striving to make plant-based foods more accessible to Kiwis wanting an alternative to dairy. In 2014 the company launched its very own dairy-free mozzarella, the first commercial vegan cheese to be made in Aotearoa

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StockTrim’s Shopify integration gets a major upgrade.

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Shopify is one of the worlds largest e-commerce platforms, and many retailer are using it to sell online. But what online sellers are finding is that they are struggling to ensure they they have enough stock to meet demand.

How SMEs Can Prevent Consistent Stock-Keeping Errors Using StockTrim

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When operating a small business, it is vital to keep track of all inventory and records of every transaction in your business. According to the wasp barcode, 46% of SMEs either don't track inventory or use a manual method of stock-keeping.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

After Covid 19, SME Manufacturers Need Inventory Planning Even More. Here’s Why

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The impact of Covid-19 on themanufacturing sector will be larger than anything we have seen before. Small manufacturing firms are less likely to have deep enough pockets to get through the recession than large firms, and this pandemic could be the last straw for some that have been struggling

StockTrim "an essential ingredient" for manufacturers

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Times-7 is a high-tech manufacturer based in Wellington’s Lower Hutt, New Zealand, who specialise in designing and manufacturing RAIN RFID antennas. Founded in 2006, they now export to over 50 countries globally

Founder Dominic Sutton Talks To ChainTech

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Recently one of our founders, Dominic Sutton was a guest on the Asia based ChainTech organisations Podcast. Company News

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How Small Manufacturers struggle with Inventory and Materials Planning

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Many small to medium-size manufacturers struggle to compete with larger businesses because they don’t have the economies of scale that benefit larger enterprises.

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

New Integration - StockTrim + Katana

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If you use Katana, you can now automate your inventory planning & demand forecasting with StockTrim. Product Updates

Heres How Easy It Is To Get ROI On Using Inventory Planning Software

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Often when a business begins small, small starts growing, they start out planning their assortments, inventory and pricing using traditional spreadsheets. In the beginning, this naturally seems the most cost effective and logical thing to do. But with growth, this becomes rapidly outdated.

How are Stock-Outs affecting your business?

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Stock-outs are a pervasive and significant inventory control issue facing businesses and, by proxy, consumers. A stock-out happens when the number of orders for a product exceeds the amount of inventory that is stored. This situation can arise due to a number of factors, including

Excel-erating beyond the inventory forecasting spreadsheet

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

Multi-Tier Supply Chain Application Enables Fortune 100 Company to Gain Visibility

A Fortune 100 company wanted to have seamless visibility, collaboration and synchronized planning with its multiple levels of suppliers. How did they do it?

StockTrim CEO Paul Simpson introduces Purchase Orders Module

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StockTrim is not just demand planning and inventory forecasting. With our latest update, now you can create purchase orders too

Inventory forecasting software a post-Covid boon for manufacturers

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The manufacturing industry is still reeling from the effects of the pandemic. As manufacturers navigate the post-Covid landscape, they’re increasingly finding tech to be an asset they cannot live without

How StockTrim’s inventory forecasting software helps Allie’s innovate and grow with confidence

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From homemade beginnings. Spotting a gap in Sydney’s cold-pressed juice market, Allie’s began as a homemade venture to fulfil a need for a convenient, healthy and delicious drink without added sugar, stevia, preservatives or concentrate.

Greenway Turf Solutions get the balance right with StockTrim

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Australian company Greenway Turf Solutions has grown quickly since it was established eight years ago and StockTrim is helping staff manage the consequent need for effective demand planning. Customer Stories

How a Fortune 500 Company Transformed its Supply Chain Using a Digital Twin-Enabled Control Tower

This Fortune 500 manufacturer needed a solution to help them understand their lack of material availability and which plants and production lines were at risk of shutting down production, so they could take corrective actions to mitigate that risk.