Wholesale Distribution

Three steps to right sizing your Inventory

In this three part blog-post, I want to give some helpful hints to inventory planners in terms of right sizing inventory.  Please note that I used the phrase right-size, not reduce. This is because unless you are running a 100% make-to-order business, you will need inventory to meet the customer’s expectations. That is how the business makes money; by meeting customer’s needs in a timely fashion. Inventory allows us to do that. Inventory can be explained as a by-product of the imbalance between supply and demand. Too much supply not accompanied with appropriate demand will leave you with excess inventory, forcing you to find ways to get rid of it, often at discounted prices and even at a loss.… READ MORE

Sunroof Express Selects Cutwater Software Solutions

Cutwater successfully integrates with Sunroof Express to increase on-hand accuracy and improve visibility of trending items.

WILMINGTON, DE. – July 21, 2015 – Cutwater Solutions, the designer and provider of Cutwater AIM (Advanced Inventory Management) software, announced today that Sunroof Express, a leader in sunroof and T-top replacement, has implemented Cutwater AIM to improve the visibility of their inventory.

Sunroof Express has been serving customers, and fulfilling their roof panel and convertible top glass replacement needs for over 20 years. Located in Troy, Michigan, Sunroof Express’ expertise with cars and auto insurance companies has allowed them to thrive. With such a trend-based industry, Sunroof Express was looking for a tool that would help increase their visibility and have a more accurate interpretation of their inventory.… READ MORE

Traffic Safety Store Successfully Implements Cutwater Software Solutions

Cutwater helps nationwide distributor of traffic and safety supplies manage inventory and purchasing

WILMINGTON, DE. – February 23, 2015 –   Cutwater Solutions, the designer and provider of Cutwater AIM (Advanced Inventory Management) software, announced today that Traffic Safety Store, the nation’s largest specialty supplier of traffic safety supplies, has implemented the AIM product to manage the company’s inventory.

Traffic Safety Store is known for being one of the first companies to utilize the internet to bring traffic control products to those in need, Traffic Safety Store has grown to process over 75,000 orders, outfitting thousands of public and private projects throughout the United States.

“We wanted more clarity with our inventory data,” said Will Snook, founder of Traffic Safety Store.… READ MORE

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