Fall 2016 Datalliance Vendor Managed Inventory Newsletter - The Exception Report

Welcome to The Exception Report

President's Update

You may have noticed that we have a new name for our newsletter, The Exception Report. One of the greatest tools in the Datalliance VMI platform is being able to manage by exception, it saves time for planners and brings to light any line item that needs attention. The Exception Report has the same goal. We want to “bring to your attention” all the important and exciting things happening at Datalliance. It’s part of the promise to our customers: To provide you with the very best collaborative replenishment solutions so everyone experiences better outcomes.

In October, our programming team released the third and final software update for 2016. Highlights of the release include:
  • Better Event Management: Additional flexibility for calculating NQA adjustments, max days between orders, and shipping/receipt tolerances
  • Improved Planner Productivity: Minimum and maximum order point control optimization, mass OP, OQ override management, PO worksheet improvements
  • Optimized Truck Fill Capabilities: PO worksheet improvement with better available-to-promise visibility and threshold editing
To review the complete release notes, please select your region:
North America EMEA

Finally, we would like to invite you to learn what drives Datalliance and, spoiler alert, it's more than just VMI. So, grab your popcorn, sit back and enjoy the show.

Enjoy the rest of The Exception Report,
Carl Hall
CEO/President Datalliance

Location Activity Review

Save the Date for the 2017 Datalliance Forum
We’re only six months away from the 2017 Datalliance Forum. This will be our 12th time hosting the event and it just keeps getting better. Packed with presentations, success stories and networking opportunities, this two-day event is all about helping you make your Vendor Managed Inventory program better.

If you’ve never attended, make it a point to join us! Last year’s speakers hailed from a diverse range of industries and positions within the supply stream, which is a great way to gain a better perspective of VMI best practices.

“As a user, I learned a lot and have a better understanding of how VMI promotes success with the customer.”
Dineen Perez, Dannon

We will open registration for the forum soon and encourage everyone to sign up as soon as possible. Also be on the lookout for our new location we will announce it shortly. If you have any questions or if you would like to be a speaker, please email us!

Make Your Next Trade Show a Success
How’s your calendar looking? We are excited to be attending several industry events and we can’t wait to meet up with you. The next few events and the Datalliance rep scheduled to attend are below. Please click the rep’s name to request a meeting for that event.
Event: Dates: Contacts:
NAED Western Region January 16 - 18 Edward Kuo
HDAW 17 January 23 - 26 Edward Kuo
NAED South Central February 20 - 22 Edward Kuo

Expand Your Social Media Network
Don’t forget to follow Datalliance on social media for important announcements, blog posts, photos, videos and more! You can find us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook (just click the icons to go to our page). Also, if you have something that you would like us to share, send us a message.

Smarter, Better, Faster
We are continuing our open training sessions in 2017. The next sessions are for our wholesale and CPG customers. These classes mirror the onsite training Datalliance provides to new customers but are hosted at the Datalliance office in Cincinnati, OH. The next classes are:
Wholesale Customers February 22 - 23, 2017
CPG Customers March 21 - 23, 2017

If you would like to register or receive more information, click HERE.

We also provide onsite training at your facility as well, contact Customer Care today!

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Contact Us
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4380 Malsbary Road, Suite 250
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Phone: 513.791.7272
Grensstraat 7
1831 Diegem, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 612 99 00

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