Altruas helps you minimize inventory levels while meeting customer expectations
STRIKING A PROFITABLE INVENTORY BALANCE
Challenges confront distributors from many angles. Competition is pressuring already low operating margins and managing supply chain logistics presents daily issues. All this while concurrently addressing customers whose service-level expectations continue to increase. Add to this, the arena of online selling and how distributors operate in that environment.
Align organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving goods from supplier to customer.
Balance capital investment constraints or objectives along with service-level goals over an assortment of stock-keeping units.
Use supply and demand data to inform and influence sales plans, pricing, and help to retain profitable client relationships.
Leverage real-time analytics to remove and eliminate the guesswork from the decision making process.
Have immediate access to customer information for planning and managing the strategies for key customers.
Facilitate orders & deliveries.
Establish pricing that keeps you competitive through a steady flow of actionable information.
DISTRIBUTION FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
Contemporary ERP systems provide detailed insights across multiple locations and warehouses. Your ERP system needs to facilitate transaction processing and add value beyond simply moving materials in and out of stock.
Real-time insights allow distributors to slice and dice its performance to identify its most profitable customers, products and inventory status. A comprehensive ERP platform will support:
- Inventory Management
- Salesforce Integration
- Reporting and Dashboards
- Multi-Entity and Global Consolidations
DISTRIBUTION CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
Customers are demanding more. Expectations for more service and lower pricing are the new norm. And, to meet these requirements, a CRM platform should assist distributors in:
- Increasing productivity with mobility and automation
- Having visibility into customer history and activity
- Leveraging dashboards and data to track leads and manage the sales team
- Managing vendors and all supply chain partners
Arming sales teams with immediate access to customer data, pricing information, and discount structures will create greater efficiency that will support organizational profitability. Informed reps are better positioned for success.
WE'RE HERE TO HELP
Talk to Altruas to learn how distributors can achieve the optimal balance between managing inventory and maximizing customer satisfaction.