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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…

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…

How to use ABC Checklists

NB! This blog post is outdated, read the updated version instead Are you tired of e-mailing Excel files no-one responds to? You are not alone. Many people working with ABC Analyzer experience that their work does not have the desired impact, as they have no proper distribution channel & no way to follow-up. At ABC, we have developed ABC Checklists…

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…

New feature: Static reports – “Always display these product IDs”

Static reports: Save a report based on product IDs and monitor them through high seasons, campaign periods and phase-out. Static reports is a part of December feature release 2014 When to use static reports? Static reports are used for monitoring and follw-ups: New products with no sale.. which have been granted extra marketing/attention of sales Dead products – also exposed…

A new version of ABC Analyzer is ready!

A new improved version of ABC Analyzer is ready for you. It contains multiple micro-improvements, bug fixes and new features.  The three most important features are listed below – two of them are created for ABC Experts. New report type: Static reports A static report makes it possible to keep track of specific product IDs over time. You can create and save…