Widex trims the business before merger

The merger between Danish manufacturing company Widex and Sivantos makes WS Audiology one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hearing aids. Leading up to the merger, Widex has focused on completing the Wave strategy, focusing on innovation, growth and profitability. Innovation, growth and profitability For Widex and project manager Stine Skulstad, it was important to link the project directly to…

Mercedes Benz CPH has put the pedal to the metal

Mercedes-Benz CPH sells and maintains cars, vans and lorries from six locations on Zealand. Mercedes-Benz CPH is the only Danish retailer owned by manufacturer Daimler AG. Here, Project and Warehouse Manager Brian Åkær talks about how ABC Cloud has helped Mercedes-Benz CPH achieve higher profitability. “Using the analyses from ABC Cloud, we discovered that 4% of our spare parts generate…

Your goldmine: Supplier negotiation

Supplier agreements are the basis for being able to offer customers lower prices, shorter delivery times and greater flexibility. Therefore, supplier agreements are crucial to a company’s earnings and competitiveness. Read about how Bygma Group uses ABC Cloud in supplier negotiations and about how you can use ABC Cloud to negotiate better agreements with your suppliers. 24 variables in your…

Complexity eats your earnings

On the surface, your company is successful. Turnover is growing, more products are being introduced, capacity is being expanded and more customers are being added. You are really busy. So why change anything? Because the secret friend of growth – complexity – eats away large portions of the company’s earnings. Research shows that complexity can eat up to 40 percent…

Effective management requires prioritizations

On the surface, the company is successful. Turnover is growing, more products are being introduced, capacity is being expanded and more customers are being added. Things are going well. However, growth has a secret friend – complexity. Complexity is like driving down the motorway with the handbrake on – it reduces the company’s competitiveness. Complexity typically arises in an area…

INTERVIEW: “We have a much easier time making the right choice”

Kitchen manufacturers have high demands for their suppliers, and this is no different for Furnipart, which designs and delivers handles to companies such as HTH and Kvik in Denmark. Logistics Manager Jørgen Rask is responsible for the value chain across the company, and he tells us how the management team at Furnipart uses ABC Cloud to monitor key indicators, stay…

DAFA: Category management freed 20% of their tied up stock

DAFA produces a wide range of products and total solutions that seal, damp and protect in construction and industry. DAFA is a family-owned wholesale and manufacturing company with 130 employees which is headquartered in Aarhus and has affiliated companies in Germany, Sweden and China. Top line and profit margin DAFA wanted to grow and, among other things, looked for ways…

Convena Distribution A/S: Without goals you cannot score

Convena Distribution A/S is an international distributor of hardware brands such as Lenovo, IBM, Dell, Lexmark, Samsung, etc. 300,000 item numbers divided into six categories and customers in 75 countries mean that overview and transparency are key. Owner and Procurement Director Peter Garber says: “As we significantly extended our range and acquired a company, a huge amount of item numbers…