How Prepared Are You for the Next Recession?

The 2008 recession has been one of the biggest downturns in living memory. That said, many of the most severe effects of it have now eased. Most UK businesses have managed to get out the other side of it; but the fact is that it’s only a matter of time before they find themselves facing…

Focus on What Matters With Automated Alerts

NO MORE “I DIDN’T KNOW” Proactive alerts to keep business on track In busy manufacturing, warehouse or sales environments, manually keeping track of every business variable is virtually impossible. A dip in sales on a certain product group, deliveries that haven’t arrived as expected and many more moving parts can set things into a downward…

The Benefits of Accurate Digitised Supply Planning

What is integrated business planning (and why do you need it)? You may have heard about integrated business planning and the IBP software that can help your business and supply chain to move towards this next phase of digitisation. But what is it and why do you need it? What is integrated business planning? Largely…

Supply Chain Analysis: Not Just a Brexit Necessity

It’s already a given that, assuming some kind of firm Brexit deal goes through, UK businesses can expect to experience a wide range of disruptions. Changes will potentially take place at every stage of the supply chain, and most businesses are putting contingency plans in place for the most likely outcomes. However, it’s fair to…

Inventory Control

Inventory Control

Fix The Forecast, Fix The Business According to the Microsoft Midsize Business Centre, inventory is among the most significant sources of revenue for a business – a notion which is seconded by many in the manufacturing sector. So why then, do so many businesses still hold a poor inventory position? Poor inventory position for many…