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    August 2020 Product update

    August 2020 Product update


      In this update   Multi-item forecast adjustment Group seasonal forecasting Look forward - warehouse orders Faster batch run times Advanced Forecasting Module This month we officially released the Advanced Forecasting Module, designed to complement... Read More

    NETSTOCK enhances its forecast engine functionality

    NETSTOCK enhances its forecast engine functionality


    Many factors come into play when looking at supply and demand and the accuracy of forecast calculations. The market landscape is forever changing - changes in trends, politics, economics, natural and human-made disasters all affect inventory... Read More

    July 2020 Product Update

    July 2020 Product Update


      Updates in this article Event correction Create orders more easily Stock projection module enhancements Read More

    How many chefs do you have in your inventory planning kitchen?

    How many chefs do you have in your inventory planning kitchen?


    Inventory is a crucial ingredient to any business within the supply chain and we all know that inventory levels of raw materials, semi-finished goods, or finished goods need to be effectively managed to control inventory costs. But, even though... Read More

    [LONG FORM] Is your manufacturing planning optimal?

    [LONG FORM] Is your manufacturing planning optimal?


    As a manufacturing business, you probably have an existing solution that enables you to set your inventory levels, plan your manufacturing, suggest raw materials and components you need to order to support your manufacturing process.  In our... Read More

    The 5 Advantages of an effective ABC Analysis for inventory management

    The 5 Advantages of an effective ABC Analysis for inventory management


      In the land of inventory, not all things are equal, and each stock item behaves differently. Determining the difference and classifying these accordingly is the starting point of any successful inventory management system. Let's first define what... Read More

    What to consider when choosing an inventory or warehouse solution

    What to consider when choosing an inventory or warehouse solution


    Warehouse and inventory management are two crucial functions found in most supply chain companies. The competitive landscape is fierce, so it should be every business owner's desire and ambition to get these two functions as streamlined and... Read More

    June 2020 Product Update

    June 2020 Product Update


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    More reasons not to use a spreadsheet for your inventory planning

    More reasons not to use a spreadsheet for your inventory planning


    In Part 1, we discussed the shortfalls in the 7 compelling reasons why not to use a spreadsheet for your inventory planning  In part 2, we look at what is expected from a spreadsheet from an Inventory Management perspective. Read More

    Lessons learned from supply chain blunders - the KFC fowl up [Opinion piece]

    Lessons learned from supply chain blunders - the KFC fowl up [Opinion piece]


    When it comes to disruptions in the supply chain, we may not be in control of external factors such as political, environmental, or, as we have recently seen, pandemics. However, we are in control over what happens inside our operations. If every... Read More