Don’t enter a roll forming partnership without a solid vendor-managed inventory agreement (VMI).
As metal inventory ages, it can depreciate to the point of holding little to no value. Storing inventory for too long can negatively affect your bottom line or force you to ship products before your customers want them.
Conversely, if you don’t hold enough inventory, you end up scrambling to meet unexpected spikes in demand.
Since 1996, Dahlstrom Roll Form has successfully constructed and operated vendor-managed Inventory systems for our customers with repetitive, ongoing production requirements. The keys to our many successful long-term partnerships are:
ADVANTAGES OF VENDOR-MANAGED INVENTORY FOR THE BUYER
When you invest in a vendor-managed inventory service, you actually invest in yourself:
VENDOR-MANAGEMENT INVENTORY AGREEMENTS WITH DAHLSTROM
As a part of our customer relationship suite, we conduct quarterly reviews to assess your specific supply needs as the year progresses. These meetings are extremely valuable in understanding your inventory use in both peak and slow seasons.
Here’s what a typical review looks like:
GOT ROLL FORMING VMI QUESTIONS?
It’s easier to follow vendor-managed inventory best practices when you have a close, long-term relationship with a supplier like Dahlstrom. We have the time, capacity, and dedication to give your supply chain the attention it needs.
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