How can you keep pace, ensuring you have the right products, at the right places, in the right quantities, at the right time?
To accurately plan and replenish inventory, sales channels, inventory locations and the supply-chain must be connected and perfectly synchronized. Flieber can help you with that.
Plan for demand while taking into account previous stockouts, price normalization, seasonality, growth, outliers, and other variables.
annual purchase orders
"With Flieber, we plan inventory for each brand on custom schedules, whether that’s weekly, quarterly, or twice yearly. The Flieber platform takes the entire supply chain network into account, as well as our parameters including product lead times, inventory positions, and others. The platform has streamlined our process for creating POs, seamlessly generating the POs for us, so that we don’t need to calculate it manually."
"Flieber enabled us to plan our financials throughout the year in a way that allowed us to not only save money but also have our products available 100% of the time. We had no idea how much money we were losing due to stock-outs and Flieber solved that with a cost that is just a fraction of those losses."
"With Flieber, I was able to start sending my containers directly from my suppliers in Asia to Amazon FBA in the US, Canada and Europe, which generated huge savings in my logistics process and reduced my lead time in more than 7 days."
"I used to run my supply-chain with virtual assistants, but the inaccurate forecasting of my spreadsheet was really hurting my business. Flieber’s forecast and their approach to purchase order management made our business simpler and more stable."
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