Kategori: Guides, Tips & Tricks

Project management: Your skills determine your success

Observations from the supply chain field: Optimization results flourish when the responsible stakeholders master basic project management. This article covers best practice recommendations based on +200 ABC implementation projects. Read them to increase your change of success with ABC Analyzer and supply chain optimization.   Best Practice Recommendations Create consensus: What will you solve with this project? Define measurable goals…

7 effective tips to improve your negotiation skills

The tips have been prepared by negotiation expert Christian Bryde-Nielsen and ABC Softwork. Good luck with your negotiations! 1. Avoid negotiation for insignificant products Preparation is the key to success. Before the negotiation begins, assess the importance of the supplier’s different products. Which of his products are you selling the most, and which ones contribute the most to your income?…

Increase service level to 100 % on your CA-products

Never run out of your always-selling, cheap products. It’s simply not worth it. Your CA-products are the products in the lower-left corner of the classic ABC matrix. They are: Sold frequently and in large amounts (They scored an “A” in order lines) Your profit is low (They scored a “C” in turnover) Besides that: They cost you next to nothing to…

Who’s in charge of your AA-products

AA-products are (naturally) extremely important to your core business. Do check: Are the majority of AA-products jammed on one single purchaser, making it impossible to supervise them all? Is the input field in your ERP stating who’s “Responsible” empty, meaning nobody focus on the product? Are some AA-products handled by an inexperienced purchaser? This tutorial shows you how to use “Crosstable”,…

Identify dead products

This tutorial is for you who’s ABC Analysis only consist of the classic 9 ABC categories. Learn how to add an extra category containing dead products (no sale for 12 months)  Your cc products contain a lot of “noise”: Dead products, phantom products and products that are supposed to sell badly, as you’re not marketing them any more In order…

Help files and tutorials in English

Post updated nov 2017 Visit our help center: ABC Support Center  Visit our help center here: ABC Support Center    Outdated post: Use our new tutorials to get to know ABC Analyzer better. Working with complex analyses demands excellent analytical skills, but also good software skills. Therefore, we offer you a growing list of tutorials which will guide you safely…

Choosing the best categorization

Choosing the right categorization for your product or customers portfolio Several of our customers and experienced users of ABC Analyzer are combining the two categorization principles: ‘Percentage’ and ‘Actual values’), when working with segmentation in ABC Analyzer. The benefits: You know exactly the limits defining your categorization throughout the year (easy to communicate). You will not experience incidents where one…

Data-Driven Business Development

Valuable insights from ABC Breakfast Club on specific business improvements from Carl Ras A/S and Linak A/S* – a few golden highlights… Linak and Carl Ras presented their achieved business results based on improved utilization of operation data. They explained that ABC Analyzer is a great tool to exploit the internal valuable though complex data much better than without. Linak:…

Datadrevet Optimering

Gik du glip af forårets ABC Breakfast Clubs? Her er opsamlet nogle guldkorn om konkret forretningsoptimering fra Carl Ras A/S og Linak A/S. Carl Ras og Linak præsenterede de resultater de har opnået ved at udnytte deres driftsdata bedre. De forklarede hvordan netop ABC Analyzer er et værktøj der gør udnyttelsen af disse data lettere, så man kommer fra analyse…