Author: Louise Søderberg

Rocket science in Western Jutland

Process design: At Søren Frederiksen A/S, they have developed a process model which fits perfectly with ABC Analyzer. The model ensures that the entire organization stays on track during the ABC strategy implementation. ABC Analyzer is used to transform company data into new analytical insights, and the process model ensures that the analytical insights shape new daily routines, which again…

Johannes Fog A/S improves customer service through streamlined product range

Lumberyard and hardware chain Johannes Fog has streamlined its product range to reflect the needs of its customers – the so-called ‘attractive range’. Ongoing monitoring and focus on customer behavior ensures that it remains ‘attractive’. Johannes Fog A/S has taken a major strategic leap forward, bolstering its competitiveness in a cutthroat market. The chain consists of ten stores which previously…

Matas strengthened by intelligent procurement

Danish production company has created a purely customer-driven value chain and leads the way in future supply chain control. Using a new management model, Matas has gained detailed insight into product flow from its central warehouse to its stores. The model, which has helped its logistics function to manage inventory levels both at its central warehouse and in stores, now…

Case: Customer segmentation as the key to future supply chain control

Danish production company has created a purely customer-driven value chain and leads the way in future supply chain control. Customer segmentation is one of the newest and most effective approaches to supply chain optimization, and the company described in this case has therefore decided to remain anonymous. We will refer to it as DenPro. Over the past year, DenPro has…

It took Damstahl five minutes to calculate its stock adequacy in days – and thus boost customer satisfaction

Which key products are sold out, and which will drop to 0 within the next eight days? Brian Bach Kristensen from Damstahl asked himself these simple questions. Why should you do the same? Because stock-outs mean dissatisfied customers. This blog post explains how to calculate adequacy in days in ABC Analyzer, and creates two alert reports to help you avoid stock-outs.…

Hvilke ERP-systemer understøtter ABC Analyzer?

Flere har spurgt hvilke ERP-systemer analyseværktøjet ABC Analyzer kan kombineres med.  Men. Ofte er det slet ikke det spørgsmål de ønsker besvaret. Spørgsmålet er nærmere: “Fungerer ABC Analyzer med mit ERP-system?”  For at imødekomme dette spørgsmål har vi undersøgt hvilke ERP-systemer vores eksisterende kunder benytter. Svaret er illustreret i grafen nedenfor, Axapta er højdespringeren efterfulgt af SAP, Navision og XAL Concord.…

Survey: Five barriers are preventing Danish companies from striking the right balance between inventory levels and ability to deliver

ABC Softwork recently examined how employees from 37 Danish trade and production companies assess the ability of their workplace to create value. 92% believe they can improve their ability to deliver while maintaining a healthy stock level. Cross-company cooperation is estimated to offer huge potential, but the responses also show how alarmingly few companies actually engage in such cooperation! “I believe ongoing…

Create your analytical dream team

Power, analysis and professionalism. Troels Jakobsen’s presentation of his ideas for the “analytical dream team” generated considerable interest at the ABC Breakfast Club. Here’s the PowerPoint recipe! START-UP AND OPTIMIZATION. If you started without the three necessary profiles or if some of your team members have been replaced, your ABC project may be at risk.  You need far more than a…

New update: ABC Analyzer, April 2015

The Report tab is replaced by a button(!), SUM is improved and the access to ABC Manuals is now much easier! The new version of ABC Analyzer contains several big improvements, new buttons and error corrections. Below you’ll see the 3 most important changes – you’ve probably already noticed the first one! The Report tab is replaced by a new button With the new version…