Image of expansive warehouse NABCO Industrial Supply is a leading provider of high-quality industrial tools and products. Superior products and services have established us as a trusted partner and vendor. Our Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program demonstrates our dedication to customer service and commitment to excellence. Our extensive product range spans a variety of Abrasives, Adhesives & Tapes, Chemicals & Paints, MRO Supplies, Safety, Hand ToolsCutting Tools, and All Fasteners. We are determined to provide you with precisely what you need.

Our exclusive VMI services ensure precision and unmatched convenience for all customers. Contact NABCO to get started today.

What is VMI?

Vendor Managed Inventory places all responsibility for the monitoring and inventory of products in the hands of the vendor, not the customer. This approach allows for seamless stock replenishment, reducing the customer's burden of managing inventory levels while ensuring that the right products are available when needed. The vendor plays a proactive role in ensuring the client’s inventory remains stocked and always prepared. This encourages an enhanced collaboration between suppliers and customers throughout their business partnership.

VMI increases customer satisfaction by providing a consistent, seamless replenishment of products to support operations and reduce manual intervention. Inventory levels are closely monitored to improve the efficiency of the supply chain, leading to a successful, satisfactory supply of products.

Benefits of Vendor Managed Inventory

VMI provides many benefits to the client, increasing overall productivity and reducing inventory efforts.

  • Cost Savings: VMI minimizes inventory carrying costs and reduces stockouts, leading to better cost control and operational efficiency.

  • Enhanced Productivity: With automated replenishment and optimized inventory levels, your team can focus on core activities instead of managing inventory.

  • Reduced Lead Times: VMI ensures timely product replenishment, reducing the time lag between order placement and receipt.

  • Minimized Stockouts: The vendor monitors inventory, minimizing the risk of stockouts and production disruptions.

  • Streamlined Ordering: Automated inventory tracking leads to accurate demand forecasting and order generation.

  • Collaborative Partnerships: VMI fosters close collaboration between customers and suppliers, leading to better communication and mutual success.

NABCO VMI Program & Services Worker taking inventory utilizing VMI

NABCO offers VMI services to strengthen customer relationships and encourage mutual success. Our program includes various stages to ensure all facets of inventory are monitored and managed.

  • Assessment: Our experts work closely with your team to understand your inventory needs, usage patterns, and goals.

  • Agreement: We establish mutual expectations and outline responsibilities, ensuring a clear understanding of the VMI partnership.

  • Inventory Integration: We set up automated inventory monitoring and replenishment systems based on agreed-upon triggers.

  • Continuous Monitoring: Our team continuously monitors your inventory levels and proactively initiates replenishment orders.

  • Performance Analysis: Regular reviews and analysis help optimize the VMI process and make necessary adjustments.

Choose NABCO for Superior Vendor Managed Inventory Solutions

With over 31 years of experience, NABCO provides elite VMI solutions for your individual needs. Our commitment to excellence ensures every service is performed with precision and care. NABCO stocks, labels, and organizes your inventory so you can be sure your products are in stock and well-supplied. Our experience with equipping shops with bins, drawers, and shelving allows us to provide precisely what you need.

Contact NABCO

We are committed to excellence and providing the best customer service available. Our experienced team will perform VMI services with precision, ensuring your services remain operational and enhancing mutual success. Contact us for more information or to get started today.