Distributors have the challenging task of balancing inventory control against customer needs.  Too much inventory diverts cash away from other business areas and too little can put customer relationships at risk.  We here at RockySoft are dedicated to helping distributors … Read more

 

Have you taken a look at the inventory shelves and wondered why you had the type and quantity of the inventory you saw?  Too much of one item and empty bins for another.  If you scratch your head wondering who … Read more

 

There are projects that are better left to the professionals.  Just because you can patch a hole in the drywall or install a new light fixture doesn’t mean you can build a whole new house.  When it comes time to … Read more

 

If you manage inventory then yes, inventory optimization is right for you.  Maintaining the right level of inventory is important to the success of your supply chain.  Like many other businesses, you can strike the right balance with today’s technology.… Read more

 

How do you deliver thousands of one-pint containers of rocky road ice cream to the grocery store before it melts?  As quickly as possible.  To get to that point though, you need to have a reliable team that can attract … Read more

 

Calculating the ideal level of inventory is not always an easy task.  The consequences of running low can be even more troublesome.  Avoid stock-outs and back-orders, without breaking the bank, by keeping inventory at healthy levels.

Determining the right level … Read more

 

Communication is critical for businesses to work successfully with their employees, customers, and suppliers.  More and more businesses are delving into Cloud-technology to strengthen communication throughout their business, which can have substantial benefits for logistics, as well as other operations.  … Read more

 

You can’t deny it, the internet has changed everything; from how we socialize to how we buy, to how we do business. Over the past decade, just like every other industry, distributors have adapted to this new way of doing … Read more

 

There is never a good time to have a weak link in your supply chain, but when a link breaks, the outcome can be disastrous.  Watching the after effects of Hurricane Sandy have been heartbreaking for the families affected by … Read more

 

The U.S. Census Bureau reported that United States wholesale inventories rose by 0.5 percent from July to August to a seasonally adjusted $487.5 billion.  Wholesale sales were also up in August, from July, and also up from sale figures collected … Read more

 

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