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Postpone product customization and get a jump on demand


October 18, 2013

You know how unpredictable business can be. Responding to changing consumer demand is a constant challenge. It can also be costly if you’re maintaining huge inventories of products.

By making product completion centers part of your supply chain strategy, you can avoid unnecessary costs and customize products to your customers’ unique needs. Recent research from Peerless reveals that companies in every industry - from retail to electronics - are missing out on a major supply chain opportunity: postponing product customization.

In fact, 50 percent of companies share the same challenge in cutting supply chain costs: lowering inventory costs. Only 12 percent identified product customization as a priority.

Ready to unlock one of the most overlooked, cost-saving opportunities by adding product completion centers to your supply chain strategy?

Download our free report, “Demand Management: Customize Products through the Use of Product Completion Centers” and discover how you can reduce lead times, lower inventory costs, increase supply chain flexibility, and enhance customer service.


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