DSI®, one of the most well-known providers of forward-thinking inventory management solutions, has announced that Cambridge is implementing the DSI Cloud Inventory® platform to improve their processes and streamline inventory tracking.
Cambridge is a leading producer and distributor of paving stones and wall stones. The company uses Cloud Inventory to increase revenue and improve their access to materials. Through real-time inventory visibility and accessible data, the company is better prepared to make smart, savvy decisions.
Real-time and cloud-based, the Cloud Inventory platform mobilizes previously manual inventory management processes. In the long term, the ability to deeply understand and manage a company’s inventory needs saves money and increases revenue. Cloud Inventory was the ideal choice for the team at Cambridge.
Cambridge Needed a Fast-Paced Inventory System
One of the largest firms of its kind in North America, Cambridge is a centralized manufacturing, distribution, and customer service complex. The professionals behind the company wanted to completely transform the way that the business managed inventory. Rather than confining inventory management to the four walls of warehouses, the idea was to utilize a mobile solution that would run smoothly and automatically.
Over the years, Cambridge has upgraded its methods of production, making processes faster and more efficient. Needless to say, the team at Cambridge needed an inventory management system that could keep up with a fast-paced work environment. The professionals at Cambridge were looking for real-time inventory data that they could access anywhere and at any time.
That’s where Cloud Inventory came into the picture. Previously, the professionals at Cambridge had been using the traditional paper methods of tracking inventory. But that system was a challenge to the company’s growth and efficiency. The slow and steady manual way of measuring inventory did not suit the modern needs of the business.
What’s more, company leaders implemented a rapid fulfilment sales model of just 90 minutes. Within that time, employees have to pick, pack, and ship an entire trailer of stock. Without a real-time inventory management system, employees would be unable to meet the needs of their customer-base, which was certain to deteriorate sales over time.
“We’re a pretty sophisticated company. Our commitment to our customers is unmatched,” said Charles Gamarekian, Sr., Chairman and CEO, Cambridge. “To ensure the highest quality of customer service, we needed to adopt state-of-the-art technology to own our inventory in real-time.”
Cloud InventoryOffers Real-Time Data Anywhere
Cambridge has now implemented the Cloud Inventory system across the company. That means employees can now access real-time inventory data wherever they are. The service works on tablets, regardless of where the inventory is stored. That means it takes a Cambridge representative only a few minutes, or sometimes just seconds, to find out what they have in stock at any time.
“The Cloud Inventory solution achieves our goal of real-time, mobile data capture of physical activities,” said Steve Oberfield, Senior Manager, Cambridge. “No longer is NetSuite being updated after the activity has happened; data is entered in real-time so that we can make timelier and more accurate production and sales decisions. By knowing what goods we have, where they are, and in what condition, we can satisfy customers’ orders in less time, which increases inventory turnover.”
Since adopting the system, Cambridge has increased its inventory accuracy, which has led to a boost in productivity across the company. Cambridge has seen an increase in both speed and accuracy of receipts of purchase and transfer orders. Overall, the system has allowed the company to become more streamlined and work more efficiently on a day-to-day basis.
About Cloud Inventory
DSI Cloud Inventory powers breakthrough inventory control. Our cloud-based and on-premise inventory management solutions offer real-time, end-to-end visibility at every touchpoint in the supply chain, from the warehouse to the field. Our robust solutions help clients increase productivity, compliance, inventory optimization, and revenue generation. Founded in Kansas City, MO, more than 40 years ago, our global team has the supply chain expertise to deliver solutions that solve today’s business challenges by providing true inventory visibility and control. We proudly serve more than 3,000 customers around the world in such industries as: manufacturing and distribution, medical device, construction and engineering, oil and energy, utilities, and food and beverage. Learn more at www.cloudinventory.com.