As 2022 nears and the holiday season ramps up for consumerism, many distributors are still struggling to adjust to massive increases in shipping container costs. It’s no secret that this is a serious issue impacting the supply chain. Companies are working to keep their prices competitive but must also be mindful of their operating costs in order to protect their profit margins.
Measuring warehouse productivity is very important. It is a measurement of how well you manage this conflict, together with factors like on-time delivery and warehouse utilization. Here are the top warehouse metrics for measuring success:
What is E-Way Bill? And why is E-Way bill required in India? These are common questions when you start moving goods from one place to another anywhere in India. Under India Goods and Services Tax (GST), registered transporters should carry an E-Way Bill when moving goods from one place to another according to certain conditions. E-Way Bill is an Electronic Way Bill for movement of goods to be generated on the E-Way Bill Portal.
At Concentrus, we specialize in helping distributors with their own warehouse pick the best warehouse management system (WMS) to meet their business needs. As such, there are a few items that we recommend our clients consider to determine if they even need a WMS, and if so, what kind of features they should be looking for.
You’ve got complex orders with different pricing for each customer. You need a flexible system in place to streamline the order-to-cash process.
If you have siloed systems, the order management process can be very manual and prone to human error. But, what would your company look like if you could automate and manage your entire order lifecycle from order capture and validation, to order release and shipment confirmation, all the way through to follow up customer communications and payment settlement?
As a wholesaler of cell phone units, parts, or accessories, you’ve got a lot of different kinds of inventory in multiple locations to keep track of.
The cell phone industry has a lot of moving parts. Whether you’re a unit, parts, or accessories distributor or you do cell phone repairs, you’ve got a lot of items to keep track of. Not only do you have to handle all the standard business functions – marketing, sales, accounting, customer management, etc. – but you also have a lot of different kinds of inventory in multiple locations to keep track of.
Wholesale distribution companies have so many moving parts to juggle. Day-to-day operations can be time-consuming, keeping the company from reaching its true business potential and hindering growth.
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