Battle for India’s retail market: Who will rescue traditional stores from online retailers?
A replenishment based distribution system can help consumer good companies protect their traditional channel from being decimated by e-commerce.
The unresolved conflict: Modern retail vs. consumer goods companies
Is a win-win solution possible for this ubiquitous tug of war over “margins” between brands and their retailers?
A folly called trade promotions
Read about how the results of a field research into retailer behaviour indicates contrary to the entrenched belief in the consumer good industry
From inventory turns to norm turns
In Distribution centric organizations, the level of Inventory is perceived to be a critical measure to understand the health of the system (inventory with respect to sale).
Managing distribution chain: Is there a better way than gazing the crystal ball?
Find out how companies can get the right material to the right place and ensure availability
Old is gold no more
Perishable goods industry is finding it increasingly difficult to live with the problem of low freshness of stocks at the point of sale. Find out how TOC can help?
TOC replenishment in a wholesale- dominated market, an oxymoron?
A lot of my friends in the distribution industry (and I have lots of them!) are quite intrigued by the fact
Enhancing profitability of retail chains: Using the fundamental principles!
Despite significant mark-ups, most retail chains struggle to make profits. Find out how TOC can help?
It is not uncommon for a manufacturing company to enjoy a profitability of around eight percent when the gross contribution is about thirty percent.