Forfatter: Emma Cathrine Lykke Christensen

Opdaterer du dine ABC-koder i ERP-systemet hver måned?

Ellers bør du læse denne artikel … (Du er velkommen til at dele egne erfaringer nederst) De fleste af vores brugere er opmærksomme på gevinsterne ved at opdatere koderne fra ABC Analyzer til deres ERP system. Men for nogle tabes denne gevinst, fordi opdateringen bliver glemt i hverdagens andre opgaver. Det er en skam, fordi […]

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Do you update your ABC-codes in your ERP every month?

…If not, this blog post is for you. (Please share your own experiences on this topic at the bottom) Most of you are aware of the benefits of importing your ABC-codes into your ERP-system. For some, this link is lost because of time pressure and daily operations. Please note that your upfront time investment will […]

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Bad inventory turnover rates – who is responsible?

In this blog post I wish to address the importance of making sure that people who are held responsible have the authority to decide! In most companies, you have a purchase  or logistics manager who is responsible for the inventory performance. These managers are measured on how efficient they run the entire inventory, which makes […]

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“100% customer satisfaction” & “Customer is King”

Statements like these are excellent for marketing but do they help operations? In my experience, they have become part of most retailers’ and wholesalers’ identity. They help to create environments with extreme focus on doing everything possible to satisfy the customers, a behaviour that is causing some problems in operations. At ABC Softwork, I work […]

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Classify before you act – but don’t classify without a purpose!

One of the more common questions we at ABC Softwork get is; what is the correct way to categorize products? We would love nothing more than to give a simple answer to this question, but the fact is that there isn’t just one – there are many. Before we can even begin to discuss how to categorize, five questions need to be answered: What is the […]

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Guidelines for product management

Once you have categorized your products and defined your most (and least) profitable items it is time to apply differentiated mangement policies. But how? Step one is to acknowlegde that each ABC category must be handled differently. Once you have classified all your products using “frequency” (how often an item is picked from your stock) […]

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