Vendor Managed Inventory
r.i.m. (retail inventory management) is the VMI-solution from arvato logistics services which combines all planning and sales data in one system. Tailored to market requirements, the software reacts automatically and efficiently to sales fluctuations in the retail trade. Best sellers are identified and their sufficient availability secured. Slow-selling articles are weighted less. Separate functions for special placements, charts and promotion articles are already included. At any time in the life cycle of a product it is treated individually in r.i.m.. Individual and extensive analyses are generated from the sales data that can be used to support the assortment planning. With r.i.m. the stock management in the retail trade is optimized and the returns rate is lowered. The result is rising turnover using the same sales space
r.i.m. is web-based. Only a web browser and an Internet access are needed to use it. Additional investments in hardware are not necessary. Updates are made available immediately and without laborious software installations. All data is protected against unauthorized access by our well proven safety and authorization concept.
Reporting & Analysis
In the course of VMI management the current sales and inventory information from the connected markets is made available to the vendor. Assortments, stock levels and sales can be analyzed accurately and in detail. Best sellers in the assortments are identified as likewise are slow sellers.
Category & VMI Management
In close collaboration with our customers we care for the operational day-to-day VMI business. Our customers benefit from our long time experience and the good contacts to the large retail chains in Europe. With the detailed reporting provided by r.i.m. you maintain an overview and the insights into your VMI business.
Concept & Consulting
We are not just a software supplier! In direct cooperation we can elaborate with you an individual and ideal VMI-solution for your needs or optimize existing VMI systems. From the implementation of the project to the integration of the VMI business into your organization the team from arvato logistics services is at your service.
Our after-sales service completes the r.i.m. VMI package. We take care of all the communication with your trade partners and support them with any issue regarding the VMI business. By receiving direct feedback from the POS you get the chance to recognize and utilize sales prospects more efficiently than before.
Support & Customer Care
Our experienced r.i.m. specialists are at your disposal to assist you with your VMI solution. All processes are permanently supervised and a smooth system operation is guaranteed.
Our software developers take care of the continuous improvement and further developments of r.i.m.. We concentrate on both - new requirements of the market and requests from our customers.