Vendor Managed Inventory

Simplify Logistics and Lower Your Costs with Vendor Managed Inventory from ASF Components

Vendor Managed Inventory
10/25/2016

If you've recently become interested in implementing a vendor manage inventory program into your operation, you have almost certainly weighed the costs and the benefits. After performing those calculations, you've become aware of the amount of money that you can save by employing VMI. More importantly, you've learned that you can significantly ease your plant's logistics, saving you – and your employees – valuable time.

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Considering Transitioning to Vendor Managed Inventory? Read This First!

Vendor Managed Inventory
9/22/2016

If you've been thinking about transitioning your inventory management over to a vendor managed inventory program, you likely have a slew of questions. Does the vendor you're considering have access to a large number of SKUs? Do they take steps to ensure the quality of the class "C" components that they're sourcing? Can they adjust stock levels, as needed, as new information comes to light? If these questions were asked of the team at ASF Components, our answer would be a resounding, "yes, absolutely." In this post, we're going to look at how our capabilities – and experience – can help you streamline your supply chain and make inventory management a breeze.

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How Distribution Capabilities Contribute to Successful Vendor Managed Inventory

Vendor Managed Inventory
4/28/2016

When searching for a provider of vendor managed inventory services, it's essential that you vet each candidate's distribution capabilities. Regardless of your operation, your provider's ability to deliver critical parts and components in an accurate, timely manner is the key to successfully transitioning to VMI. A great VMI partner will offer a broad inventory, a wide shipping area and an adaptable inventory strategy. In this post, we're going to talk about how these elements – and others – contribute to a well-run and effective VMI program.

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Reduce Costs and Ease Logistics with Engineering and Planning Support

Vendor Managed Inventory
2/17/2016

When implementing your vendor managed inventory program, it pays to work with a partner that has extensive experience in providing engineering and planning support. With the ability to take a reliable, data-driven approach to VMI, a provider that is capable of viewing your problems from an engineering standpoint can help you cut costs, lower on-hand inventory and reduce your company's overhead. This is accomplished primarily through proactive monitoring of your business' needs and regular adjustment of your class "C" component stock levels.

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With Vendor Managed Inventory, It Isn’t Just About Quantity, It’s About Quality

1/5/2016

Quantity is important when you’re looking at a vendor managed inventory provider to handle your class “C” components. You need to be certain that your stock levels will be consistent, that your employees will have access to the parts that they need and that you’ll receive the timely, accurate shipments that your operation requires to run efficiently. However, quantity isn’t everything… you also need to be able to depend on your vendor managed inventory services. You need to know that the class “C” components they are sourcing for you are able to perform to your standards. You need to be able to rely on your VMI provider to not just source parts, but to vet them for quality. Today, we’re going to look at why – and how – ASF Components is equipped to ensure the quality of your class “C” components inventory.

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The Benefits of Warehouse Logistics and Vendor Managed Inventory

9/22/2015

Whether you’re a major manufacturer or a new startup, it’s worthwhile to investigate all of your inventory management and stocking options. While it may seem simple and straightforward to manage your own inventory, there are a number of key benefits to be gained by utilizing ASF Components’ vendor managed inventory solutions. From reducing costs to hastening delivery, we’re going to take a closer look at five of the major benefits that you can gain from our warehouse logistics and vendor managed inventory services.

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Full-Service Supply Chain Services with Vendor Managed Inventory

6/10/2015

At ASF Components, we go to great lengths to ensure that our clients’ class “C” components inventory stays current and stocked. Whether we’re researching the latest in warehouse technologies or we’re investing in new, returnable container programs, we stay on top of industry developments and aim to be ahead of the curve when it comes to providing our clients with vendor managed inventory services.

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