Sharing the Responsibility of Inventory Planning: Retailers and Distributors That Work Together on Merchandise Management and Replenishment Will Reap the Rewards

Retailers and distributors that share key insights into consumer preferences buying behaviors will successfully streamline their supply chains, improving stock availability and reducing operational costs. Moving from a normal Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) approach to a more advanced collaboration process will deliver even greater benefits. 

Find out how Vendor Assisted Inventory Management (VAIM) ensures the following:

  • Distributors have greater visibility into consumer data
  • Retailers play an active role in determining what the product assortments should be on their store shelves
  • Both achieve higher sales, reduced markdowns and better customer service