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Inventory Management

At-a-glance Control over what’s in Stock Where

Inventory management is an important part of any commerce business. It includes controlling and overseeing ordering inventory, storage of inventory, and controlling the amount of product for sale. Ensure sufficient inventory level in all channels by providing yourself with at-a-glance control over what’s in stock where.

Key Benefits

  • Gain real-time visibility. Always know your inventory status with user definable alerts.

  • Increase service levels. Use inventory management rules to optimize inventory levels across channels.

  • Reduce costs. Quickly Identify and act on inventory variances as they occur.

  • Allow for fewer mistakes such as overselling. Synchronize your sales channels and inventory to be sure that your inventory levels are adjusted each time you make a sale.

Real-Time Inventory

Whether you are a retailer, distributor or wholesaler, inventory management is a crucial part of your business. Marello’s inventory management lets businesses manage inventory across channels en inventory locations in one unified platform.

  • Real-Time Inventory Levels

    Keep track of inventory in real-time and track inventory mutations across sales channels and warehouses.

  • On Hand, Allocated, Virtual Inventory

    Know what inventory is available for sale. Some inventory may show up in inventory levels while they are already sold and not available for sale.

Multiple Inventory Locations

Inventory can be kept at multiple locations. This means that managing them can take up a lot of time. Having all inventory locations in one unified platform helps to streamline how you manage and operate your inventory.

  • Add any Inventory Location

    Add any inventory location, whether they are sales channels, warehouses or distribution centers.

  • International Capabilities

    Add any warehouse, no matter the location and allow for unlimited expansion.

  • Brick-and-mortar store warehouses

    Inventory can be spread out across locations, including your brick-and-mortar stores. Use brick-and-mortar inventory to speed up delivery times, and offer a great customer experience.

  • Ship-from-Store

    Use inventory from your store to fulfill orders. As a truly omnichannel process, the orders might have come from any channel, for example, a webshop. This makes the store into a new distribution hub.

Procurement: Purchase Orders

Marello’s purchase solution makes sure companies buy the right amount of inventory, at their preferred suppliers, at the right price. Purchase order at preferred suppliers. Add your preferred suppliers, add product details, prices and create purchase orders with  just a few clicks.

  • Suppliers

    Supplier management with your suppliers in Marello is simple and efficient. Add your favorite suppliers, add their prices for products, prioritize which suppliers should be used for purchase orders, view recent orders, receipts, invoices, payments, received items and more.

  • Purchase Advice

    Purchase management can be a time consuming task. Therefore, Marello keeps track of your inventory levels and products that need to be purchased. By generating purchase advises you will never run out of products in your warehouses and sales channels.

Replenishment

Move inventory between warehouse locations and Sales Channels to ensure an optimal inventory strategy.

  • For Stores

    Never run out of products to sell: brick-and-Mortar stores need frequent replenishment to keep their inventory levels up. In Marello, these processes are automated by assigning desired inventory levels to your Sales Channels.

  • For Warehouses

    Replenishment of your warehouses means moving products between warehouse locations when your demand shifts. Get a real-time overview of inventory levels in all Warehouses to set up an efficient warehouse replenishment stream.

  • Special cases

    Sometimes, inventory can shift between warehouse locations and stores because of special cases. For example, recall products from your sales channels or replace old collections for a new inventory set.

Inventory Visibility

Showing customers what you have in stock, and where you have it, is a tactic that increases sales. Customers want certainty and reliability while shopping online. Ensure that the product they are about to order is actually in stock and will be delivered to them within a certain timeframe.

Inventory Balancing

Inventory Balancing is a method that ensures the availability of stock in all Sales Channels. The Inventory Balancer is using inventory available in different Warehouses and calculates the inventory level for every assigned Sales Channel.