If you are looking for a way to better manage your inventory, then what you need to look into is a solution called a supplier inventory management system. There are many benefits to using this method that will put your company at a great advantage.
If you outsource your company’s inventory management, you are eliminating any middlemen and leaving only one party responsible. This means that you don’t have to waste crucial business time placing your own orders. When it is time to restock on anything, it is automatically done by the actual supplier themselves.
No More Human Error
The more people that are involved in any one transaction, the more opportunity there is for something to go wrong. When the transaction is reduced to only one entity processing everything, the chance for human error is greatly reduced, if not outright eliminated.
No Need For Safety Stock
Safety stock may be a way to avoid not having a particular item in stock, but it also ties up money that may be better spent elsewhere. When you are using a supplier inventory management system, there is no more need to have “sleeping” stock on hand because the vendor will sen more inventory as you need it.
Nothing will turn off customers more quickly than a constant state of not being in stock. They will definitely start seeking out your competitors. With this type of inventory system, the vendor actively monitors your inventory and sends more as needed.
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