October 26, 2018

Shrink Mitigation and Shrink Settlement

Whatever the cause – vendor error or fraud, employee theft, pricing error, or damage – shrink can have an enormous effect on sales, margins and profits, impacting both the retailer and supplier partner. Using iControl’s Harmony platform to settle shr...

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August 17, 2018

5 ways DSD Powers Your Growth

In DSD, products are delivered directly to the store and merchandised by consumer products manufacturers. DSD is poised to have a large role in helping stores in 5 areas: grow revenue, higher margins, accelerated working capital, better returns on tr...

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July 13, 2018

3 Ways iControl’s DSD Software Empowers You & Your Vendors

We’ll cover in this post a few of the key reasons why DSD solutions are crucial and how the Empower DSDTM suite takes the hassle and pain out of DSD, so you can focus on what matters—your customers! iControl has built our business by supporting some ...

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June 29, 2018

“Garbage In – Insights Out” the Future of AI Enabled Data Management

We have all heard the saying “Garbage In – Garbage Out”, for some of us maybe a frustratingly number of times. Information Technology has developed great solutions to automate all sorts of activity but in most cases the solutions require that the sou...

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June 25, 2018

Direct Store Delivery Supply Chain Systems Must Improve for Retailers to Thrive

Direct store delivery has a deep-rooted history in retail. DSD really started taking shape and being widely used in the 1990’s. The idea that the Suppliers would be providing a service where they would take on the tasks associated with in-Store inven...

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March 8, 2018

How DSD Analytics Software Can Boost Your Business

Everyday, the world of retail is becoming an increasingly complex and intricate place to do business as a DSD supplier. The lines separating online and brick and mortar continue to blur, profitability is in danger with retail giants driving historica...

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February 28, 2018

DSD Supply Chain Is The Biggest Blind Spot to Grocers Seeking to Embrace a Digital Future

Winning Retailers Recognize Solving DSD is a Crucial Part of Preparing for the Omnichannel World. By now, we all know it is real, and it is happening: Consumers are migrating to the web for their grocery shopping. With FMI and Nielsen announcing just...

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February 23, 2018

7 Ways To Optimize Your Supply Chain Collaboration In 2018

Effective control of your supply chain can improve how you do business. In competitive markets, the sustainability and efficiency of an organization’s supply chain can not only decide its earnings margins, it can also have an important impact on bran...

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