Improve Your Cash Conversion Cycle Through Inventory Management

November 23, 2017

An interesting piece of supply chain news has come in from the Dutch industry, and we can apply lessons from it to our own supply chains. The study by M3 Consultancy looked at the differences in performance and working capital of various different Dutch manufacturing companies. One thing stood out: inventory management was the dominant difference between good and poor performance. Read more

How an Omnichannel Approach Can Help with Inventory Management

November 10, 2017

It makes sense to connect both physical and digital stores – it makes for a more holistic shopping experience and can enhance profits. In addition to these benefits of such an omnichannel approach, it can also make for much more efficient and improved inventory management. Read more

How Small Businesses Can Optimise Working Capital Through Inventory Management

October 7, 2017

Small businesses often find themselves wedged between the rocks of working capital. You understand that you need to maximise working capital to grow and thrive, but you’re limited on how to do it. You’re aware you need to increase liquidity to facilitate success but you’re understandably wary of increasing debt, external financing, and other external ways of strengthening the balance sheet. Read more

Inventory Management for Small Business – 5 Helpful Tips

June 12, 2017

Inventory management is a challenge for any small business. Inventory equals cash and that cash is only accessible when the inventory is sold. The longer the cash is tied up as inventory the less work it is doing for your business. Furthermore, as inventory ages the likelihood of loss, damage and obsolescence increases, along with holding costs and working capital costs. Read more

Get Ready For Logistics Disruption in 2018 and Beyond

May 5, 2017

From warehouse robots and delivery drones to anticipatory logistics, the logistics sector is in a period of rapid, major transformation. With the expanding potential of disruptive technologies and new players in the market challenging the status quo, the future supply chain will look very different to today. Businesses, and their logistics partners, must learn to adapt swiftly and get ready for logistics disruption in 2018 and beyond. Read more