Buffer or security stock, installed at EBV's warehouse in a simple and easy-to-use way, provides you with optimal security, increased flexibility, reduced backlog exposure and ultimately lower working capital through less onsite inventory.
Inventory management processes significantly affect working capital and flexibility for high-value parts. They require correct inventory profiling and are used in combination with other supply chain solutions.
Optimized inventory profiling (ABC classification) and forecasting (via EDI), reduces your inventory exposure and order administration/transaction cost. This results in increased purchasing efficiency and the freedom to focus on strategic high-value items.
JIT is ideally suited for customers with a stable forecast but changing demands. Based on a rolling forecast, the JIT shipment is triggered directly by the customer's manufacturing.
Kanban is ideally suited for customers with a stable forecast and stable demands who are focused on lean inventory. Utilizing a two-bin system and an automatic call-off process, Kanban reduces inventory exposure, order administration and production risks.