Category: Cases

Sanistål: Operational efficiency fuels great results

Kristian Smed, Marketing coordinator of construction at Sanistål, plays a vital role as ABC Analyzer Expert and “information hub” at Sanistål. Years ago Sanistål realized the importance of great up-to-date analysis. Product Managers and Product Coordinators always have access to  up-to-date analysis and information about their product assortment. It is Kristian’s job to make sure they have the needed analytics and data.  The overall goal…

How to use ABC Analyzer & ABC Checklists

Create fast, eye-catching results by using ABC Analyzer & Checklists concurrently A single report created in ABC Analyzer can spawn great results – especially if you share it as a checklist. New to Checklists? Read how it works or contact us to get started: support@abcsoftwork.com 3 tips for faster results #1 Getting things done! Use the right tool for the appropriate…

Peter Justesen: The key to profitable growth is our supply chain

In one year, Peter Justesen has reduced their stock value with 57 % and improved service levels, cash flow and stock turnover. This has been accomplished by focusing on SCM, category management, and S&OP with the support of ABC Analyzer. “Supply chain, category management and sales & operations planning are vital means in order to create a profitable growth in our business”…

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.…

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…

Product assortment: Discover how Carl Ras benefits from ABC Checklists

Jens Peter Jørgensen, product range responsible, uses ABC Checklists in his daily work with three product managers. He expects to on board more of his colleagues. He sends checklists directly from ABC Analyzer to each product manager, asking for their approval: These products are doing well; may we introduce them in more of our shops?   The product managers click…