In today’s competitive business environment, wholesale distributors face critical factors that directly affect customer satisfaction and profit margins. These challenges, combined with customer demands for product availability, can conflict with operational goals of increasing inventory turnover and minimizing costs. However, business automation software can deliver sophisticated distribution capabilities designed to help you with these important business issues.
inquiries on number of items sold net of returns
Most computer systems feature inquiries that list the quantity on-hand of each stocked item in each warehouse. Frequently, however, the on-hand quantity in the computer does not agree with what is physically in the warehouse. This situation can lead to several problems: Salespeople promise customers material that is on-hand in the computer, but cannot deliver because the material is not physically in the warehouse. Customers are disappointed, and the distributor could acquire a negative reputation for b