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Inventory Health Part 3: Increasing Stock Turn

Inventory Health Part 3: Increasing Stock Turn

Having considered the importance of relationship management and using your team’s knowledge to look behind the numbers, we’re going to consider the vital statistic for inventory health: stock turn. The rate at which your business turns its stock is a crucial indicator...

Inventory Health Part 2: Knowledge Matters

Inventory Health Part 2: Knowledge Matters

Strong management of the complex relationships and moving parts that determine inventory health requires quality information and proactive decision making. We looked previously at the importance of freeing your team from laborious tasks and equipping them with...

Inventory Health Part 1: People Matter

Inventory Health Part 1: People Matter

Strong inventory management was a key element in our focus on recovery and resilience. We’re going to take some time to consider this in more detail as inventory health is one of the most important aspects of supply chain management. With valuable resources tied up in...

Recovery and Resilience: Looking Ahead

Recovery and Resilience: Looking Ahead

As we’ve discussed over the last month, the supply chain is the engine of any retail and wholesale business model. When things are not running smoothly, the operation is stuck in a lower gear and the only way to create organisational resilience is to take steps to...

Recovery and Resilience Part 2: Reducing Excess Inventory

Recovery and Resilience Part 2: Reducing Excess Inventory

We’re taking some time to focus on key challenges to your organisation’s resilience. As we highlighted last week, in order to increase resilience and build the momentum required to promote recovery, vulnerabilities around the supply chain must be addressed. The most...

Recovery and Resilience Part 1: Tackling Demand Fluctuation

Recovery and Resilience Part 1: Tackling Demand Fluctuation

Our ebook, Shifting Through the Gears, considers the supply chain as the engine of the retail wholesale business model. Some organisations are stuck in low gear, with the engine operating at high revolutions just to move forward.  Businesses operating in the higher...

5 Supply Chain Trends in 2020

5 Supply Chain Trends in 2020

Supply chains are always evolving to meet company needs and bring about greater efficiency. And though 2020 has introduced new challenges for supply chains — all but stopping them in many cases for a number of months — general evolution in this space is not stopping....

Making the Right Inventory Optimization Decisions

Making the Right Inventory Optimization Decisions

The success of inventory optimization – and ultimately, positive customer service – relies on a multitude of decisions. Choices are required at every stage of the process to ensure not only that the right products are in the right place, at the right time, but also...

Access the Value of Inventory Optimization

Access the Value of Inventory Optimization

There is a large difference between managing and optimizing your inventory. ERP systems can track items; provide the data required to analyse sales and inform the process from initial purchase order to payment, but they can’t handle supply chain optimization.  ...

There’s no ‘I’ in S&OP.  Are you missing a trick?

There’s no ‘I’ in S&OP. Are you missing a trick?

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) gets a lot of attention in tough economic times.   Given the volatility caused by the recent crisis it’s an essential process and everybody will be scrutinising their plans and forecasts right now as the future they had...

Why is Assortment Planning so Important?

Why is Assortment Planning so Important?

Assortment planning in retail is when a store optimizes visual merchandising, store layout, and product placement for the most conversions. It ensures that all your channels are aligned, so no matter how your customers shop, you have what they are looking for, with...

Safety Stock: What Is It and Why Is It So High?

Safety Stock: What Is It and Why Is It So High?

Whether you're new to logistics or a veteran, safety stock is an important concept that many people can be confused about. As a simple explanation, safety stock is an extra amount of stock that is maintained to mitigrate a risk of stockout. That is all well and good,...

AGR Dynamics Canada is Gaining Speed

AGR Dynamics Canada is Gaining Speed

There is truly plenty to do in the AGR Dynamics Canada office. With new and current customers throughout North America, the team in Canada has added a new employee, Alex Da Costa, to better handle their expanding workload. Alex Da Costa graduated with a BBA in Finance...

The AGR Nordic Team Grows Bigger and Better

The AGR Nordic Team Grows Bigger and Better

The AGR Nordic team is getting bigger! The office in Copenhagen has welcomed two new employees, as well as adding their first employee in Norway! Torstein Rønaas (Roenaas) aka TR joined AGR Nordic on the 15th of January 2019. He studied marketing at California State...

Dansk Cater Chooses AGR for Managing their Supply Chain

Dansk Cater Chooses AGR for Managing their Supply Chain

Dansk Cater is a holding company for a number of food service companies, including AB Catering, BC Catering, Cater Food, Cater Grønt, Inco Cash &Carry, etc., which sell and distribute food and non-food items to professional kitchens all over Denmark. They deliver...

Updated AGR Service Desk and Knowledge Base

Updated AGR Service Desk and Knowledge Base

In our constant efforts to update our service offering for our customers, AGR Dynamics has started using the Jira Service Desk to handle customer questions, issues, and update requests. Now, there are two ways that AGR Dynamics customers can initiate a support request...

AGR Dynamics is Growing Around the World

AGR Dynamics is Growing Around the World

AGR Dynamics is really excited to welcome Joe Mitchell as our Sales Manager for AGR Dynamics UK and Jostein Ågedal as a technical consultant in AGR Nordic.   Joe Mitchell Joe has joined the company as the Sales Manager for AGR UK. He has 8 years in software...

Two New Employees Join the AGR Dynamics Team

Two New Employees Join the AGR Dynamics Team

AGR Dynamics has recently welcomed two new employees to the development and consultants departments within the Icelandic office.   Rakel Rúnarsdóttir Rakel has a B.Sc. degree in Engineering Management from Reykjavik University and MA degree in Fashion...

AGR Dynamics Attends eTail East in Boston

AGR Dynamics Attends eTail East in Boston

AGR Dynamics had a great two days at the eTail East retail conference in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. It was interesting to see how the digital disruption that the retail world is experiencing was handled by key speakers from companies such as ASICS, New Balance,...

AGR Nordic Welcomes Four New Employees to the Team!

AGR Nordic Welcomes Four New Employees to the Team!

Our AGR Nordic office is growing! We are excited to introduce four of our newest employees in Denmark and Sweden.   Jesper Eichler Jacobsen Jesper started work with the AGR Nordic consulting team in January. He comes from EET group where he has been working as a...

AGR Dynamics Attends STORE2018 in Toronto

AGR Dynamics Attends STORE2018 in Toronto

We had the opportunity to exhibit at the Retail Council of Canada’s STORE2018 conference last week. There were well over 3,000 attendees from the Canadian retail industry and it was an exciting opportunity for AGR to showcase our solution suite to such a wide variety...

AGR Dynamics Competes in WOW Cyclothon

AGR Dynamics Competes in WOW Cyclothon

AGR Dynamics is excited to announce our participation in this year's WOW Cyclothon, which will be held June 26-30 in Iceland. The WOW Cyclothon is the largest in number and the longest road race in Iceland. Held annually in June since 2012, WOW Cyclothon takes riders...

AGR Nordic has a New Address

AGR Nordic has a New Address

Our Danish office in Copenhagen has moved to a new address! We are excited to move into our new office, located at: Vandtaarnsvej 62A DK-2860 Søborg tel: +45 70227100 We have the same phone number with a lot more space and look forward to welcoming you to our new...

ICYMI: AGR Dynamics Q4 Newsletter

ICYMI: AGR Dynamics Q4 Newsletter

AGR Dynamics Attends NRF! AGR Dynamics is excited to attend the National Retail Federation's Big Show event held in New York City, USA from January 14 - 16. The company will have representatives from Canada, Iceland, and the UK attending the event and look forward to...

AGR Dynamics Attends NRF in New York City!

AGR Dynamics Attends NRF in New York City!

AGR Dynamics is excited to attend the National Retail Federation's Big Show event held in New York City, USA from January 14 - 16. The company will have representatives from Canada, Iceland, and the UK attending the event and look forward to networking with retailers...