Understanding the Impact of GNFR costs In a retail business, understanding the impact of Goods-Not-for-Resale (GNFR) costs is crucial for maintaining profitability and ensuring long-term success. GNFR costs refer to the expenses incurred on items that a business purchases for its own use, rather than [Read More]
Managing Goods-Not-for-Resale (GNFR) spend is crucial for maintaining profitability and ensuring long-term success. It is important for a retail business to develop and implement strategies to manage GNFR spend effectively.
Difference between Indirect Spend and Goods-Not-for-Resale Indirect Spend Categories Indirect spend and GNFR are two terms that are often used in the context of business expenses, but they refer to slightly different things. I was introduced to the term GNFR (Goods-not-for-Resale) when my career brought [Read More]
Last month, I finished my email series discussing my supply chain digitization journey. Moving forward, I will continue sharing my experiences in managing $3.5 billion in indirect spend. Today, I will open up discussing Supply Chain Risk.
Outcome Analysis Last week, we touched on Advanced Analytics and the need to share supply chain status information with the broader stakeholder group in a clear, useful, predictive and actionable form. We achieved this through developing stakeholder specific modules. Importance of getting my purchases onsite [Read More]
Advanced Analytics Last week, we discussed Continuous Intelligence. When embarking on digitizing your supply chain, a first step is to shift responsibility for communicating current order status onto the suppliers resulting in the collection of real-time, actionable information for the business. Sharing data throughout the [Read More]
Continuous Intelligence Last week, we shared the components of a digitized supply chain. These are: Continuous Intelligence Advanced Analytics Outcome Analysis Collaborative Responses Unpacking Continuous Intelligence Today, we're going to unpack the idea of Continuous Intelligence. Prior to digitizing the supply chain, there's a lot [Read More]
Introducing Lumatrak's Newest Team Member Hal Capshaw recently joined Lumatrak after spending over a decade leading the procurement team supporting the real estate division of one of the largest retailers in the country. Hal was responsible for $3 billion in spend across operational supplies, merchandise [Read More]
Understanding the Value of Using 3PL for GNFR 3PL organizing their facility to service a retailer's ever changing needs. Third-party logistics services (3PLs) are often used by big companies for nearly all of their logistics needs. However, 3PLs today have taken on a lot more [Read More]
Understanding the Importance of Controlling Supplier and 3PL On-Time Delivery for Indirect Spend Controlling On-Time Delivery (OTD) of GNFR purchases is a major means to protect and safeguard the enterprise’s valuable capital. Late deliveries and failures to deliver can negatively impact operations and prevent the [Read More]