How to implement pull distribution strategy from pilot phase to scale up phase
Direct retail coverage of the whole country or numeric distribution is viable. Find out why?
While agile or rapid reaction end to end supply chains is the need of the hour, the implementation of these concepts is not easy. Let us understand the difficulties and challenges of creating such agile supply or distribution chains
The “pull” distribution solution allows companies to enjoy phenomenal growth in secondary sales. However, this system very often hits an obstacle in implementation
The pull-based replenishment flow system often hits a new saturation point every time, which calls for a shift in the approach to unlock the next growth area.
Countering the OEMs conflict with a sustainable solution that enables higher availability and spare parts sales at much lower inventory as compared to the conventional way of managing spare parts
Managing spare parts is the most challenging areas of operations in the auto industry. It is the Achilles heel for most companies
In the last episode we did a breakdown of typical supply chain problems and how they are all linked to the practice of manufacturing as per forecasts. In this episode we propose a solution by going back to the basics of inventory management
In this episode, we take a deep dive precisely into the root cause of this perplexing issue – why do supply chains often fail, despite the numerous people and the cutting edge technologies it has at its disposal?
In the last episode we discussed how to win long-term loyalty of retailers. However, in many product categories there can be other influencers for a purchase- it could be architects/ carpenters for furniture, masons/engineers for construction products, mechanics for automobiles and so on
Most companies try hard to win retailer loyalty through various temporary offers and schemes. However, these standard, time bound, volume-slab wise, schemes do not promote any real loyalty. This episode will help us find how firms can truly bond with retailers without any of these issues!
In the first episode, we present to you the ubiquitous month-end skew in sales. In distribution companies the usual sales pattern is 10:20:30:40 over the four weeks of a month. This sales pattern is popularly described as the “Hockey Stick” sales syndrome and is accepted as a normal industry phenomenon