Going Beyond DMS: Break the Walls Down

The regular readers of this blog series are already enthusiastically planning how to incorporate software as a service applications into their supply chain operations because they know that it makes the capabilities and power of dedicated software applications easily accessible to all businesses. They also know that a SaaS solution packaged with a strong integration engine […]

Manage the Last Mile of your Distribution Network for Spare Parts

The last mile – linking your business with the end customer through a dealer network – is critical for long-term business success. Many machinery and automotive manufacturers depend on their dealers, and they will have a huge impact on brand loyalty and customer satisfaction. Reports published during the past decade is pointing out that product […]

What Does Retail Inventory Management Mean for Industrial Manufacturers?

How Does Spare Parts Inventory Management and Retail Inventory Management Connect? What is Retail Inventory Management in Dealer Oriented Industries? This is a question I often get, as the word “retail” is so tightly connected fast moving consumable goods (FMCG). However, some manufactures rely on dealers to sell and support their products. Dealers are retailers. […]