Capture buyer’s attention with retail sell-through data

Capture buyer’s attention with retail sell-through data

Vendors know that buyers are busy people. They’re buying thousands of products for a single store or focusing on one department across a regional or national chain of stores. And, unfortunately, they don’t have a lot of time to converse with individual vendors, especially those who fall in their second or third tier according to sales volume.

Sell-Through Rate

Sell-Through Rate

What is sell-through rate? Sell-through rate is typically defined as the total amount of inventory sold during a certain time – for example, monthly – measured as a percentage of the amount of stock received from manufacturers in the same period. For example, a...

EDI 753: The Increasing Presence of The Routing Request From Retailers

EDI 753: The Increasing Presence of The Routing Request From Retailers

To do business with an increasing number of retailers – including behemoths like Amazon, Cabela’s, JC Penney, Kohl’s and many others – suppliers must now use a routing request called a 753, an EDI transaction that lets retailers know electronically that a shipment is ready to be picked up. The information gleaned from the 753 allows retailers to figure out what orders need to be picked up, the size of the load, available pickup window (and from where), then decide the most efficient route that will ensure a robust truckload. `

Empower Customer-Facing Staff with Real-Time Order Visibility

Empower Customer-Facing Staff with Real-Time Order Visibility

Digital shoppers won’t settle for ambiguous answers, incomplete information or untimely fulfillment status updates. Service reps won’t feel much satisfaction from their work either if this is the best they can do based on the data available to them. The secret to success is being able to track an order…if you can’t track it, it will lead to more emails, phone calls, unnecessary communication and a dissatisfied customer or poor customer experience.

How to Manage Orders in The Retail Supply Chain

How to Manage Orders in The Retail Supply Chain

Managing orders in the retail supply chain is difficult. There are many ship locations for each customer and then you add direct-to-consumer shipping (drop shipping) into the mix and order volume increases significantly. Communication, time and efficiency is critical...

Using Data to Improve Retail Inventory Management

Using Data to Improve Retail Inventory Management

Several research institutions, including the presiding king of the data world that is Google, indicate that when it comes to retail sales a significant percent of local store merchandising is driven by e-commerce. As consumers, we’re going online to buy our products, and like picking them up at the local store. Or we try to discover what’s at the local store before we make the trip there.

Acumatica Summit 2021: Together Again!

Acumatica Summit 2021: Together Again!

A big thanks to Acumatica for bringing the community together last week in Las Vegas! Seeing one another in person, meeting new partners face to face, and taking in the bright lights made each of us say “it’s great to be back!” While there were many conference...

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