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Achieving Effective Inventory Management
In today’s competitive business environment, wholesale distributors face critical factors that directly affect customer satisfaction and profit margins. These

define inventory write down  500 allows distributors to define inventory forecasting periods. These periods are independent of accounting periods and calendar months. For example, you may decide to forecast demand based on the usage recorded in 13 four-week periods. Individual inventory periods can be of differing lengths, and you can specify the number of working days in each period. You can base forecasts on the usage recorded per business day, rather than the usage recorded each month. This can result in forecasts that are more

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