Challenges to the Manufacturing, Distribution and Retailing Industries

Challenges to the Manufacturing, Distribution and Retailing Industries Is your company facing any of these challenges to your operations? Manufacturing Outsourcing production overseas to lower operating cost. Starting to bypass the distributors selling directly to the Retail industry. Opening outlet stores to they sell excess inventory. Distribution Bring components from overseas becoming semi-manufacturers selling to the Retail industry. Selling on the web B2B and B2C serving their clients and the Retail industry. Opening outlet stores where they sell excess inventory. Retail Buying directly from the manufacturer in the USA bypassing the distributor to lower cost of goods. Buying directly from overseas vendors bypassing both the manufacturer and the distributor. Selling on the web B2B and B2C serving their clients and the Retail industry. Warehouse Wrong shipment carried duplicate freight, can become excess inventory, and affect customer satisfaction. Misplaced inventory might not be sold and can become excess inventory. Excess inventory carried additional cost and can affect the line of credit. E commerce The web can be a double edged sword: it can increase sales or result in business disruptions. Not having automated warehouse will result in incorrect shipments and excess inventory. Not having modern back office system can result in buying the…

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