Bunzl Safety relies on data analytics to satisfy intense demand for its protective products
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Bunzl Safety relies on data analytics to satisfy intense demand for its protective products

Since the coronavirus outbreak in January 2020, Bunzl Safety has experienced unprecedented demand for its personal protective equipment (PPE) products. Having clear visibility into business performance has never been more important for the safety specialist. Bunzl uses business data analytics to get a 360-degree view of its operations so it can fulfil orders and look after its loyal customers.

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, data analytics

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Bunzl Safety relies on data analytics to satisfy intense demand for its protective products

Since the coronavirus outbreak in January 2020, Bunzl Safety has experienced unprecedented demand for its personal protective equipment (PPE) products. Having clear visibility into business performance has never been more important for the safety specialist. Bunzl uses business data analytics to get a 360-degree view of its operations so it can fulfil orders and look after its loyal customers.

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, data analytics

How to foster data analytics skills in your organization

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Being data driven means promoting fact-based decision making, driving user adoption of an analytics solution, and ensuring staff can gain insights from data. While this may look like a big managerial responsibility, it does not need to be a resource intensive task. During disruptions like Covid-19, data literacy pays off and enables confident whole-of-business responses, and helps people understand the big picture.

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Topics: Job Role - IT, decision-making, data analytics

Apparel supplier quickly models scenarios using data analytics in a time of change

Gold Medal International (Gold Medal) is a premier apparel supplier to leading department stores and sporting goods retailers across the U.S. As COVID-19 has taken center stage around the world, the team leading the third-generation family-owned business has relied heavily on its reputation with retail customers and the industry to instill confidence in the future. Data analytics has helped it understand its situation and move fast.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Executive, Industry - Retail, decision-making, data analytics

Ethical decision making during COVID-19: Team Medical Supplies

This Phocas blog highlights how one of our customers in wholesale distribution is coping with the new challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. The purpose is to outline specific issues, different strategies and to share knowledge. Team Medical Supplies is supporting its loyal customer base, who need its products more than ever to carry out essential health services during the crisis. Past purchasing data helps equitably distribute the highly sort after products and underpins the commitment to ethical decision making.

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Topics: Case Study, Business Intelligence Basics, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, decision-making, data analytics

Data analytics essentials for the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic puts risk management and disruption strategies under the spotlight as companies experience limited supply and others are battling cashflow shortages. For businesses who move and sell products, inventory management can be a never-ending battle. During the shock of COVID-19, when supply and demand are volatile, managing stock presents further challenges. Strong visibility into your operations using data analytics principles can help manage inventory levels and keep cash flow steady.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Executive, Industry - Retail, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, decision-making, data analytics

Phocas keen to grow after capital raisings

Business intelligence software company Phocas is almost two decades old, profitable and quickly approaching $50 million in revenue, but it believes a cash injection from OneVentures will help it more than double its revenue in the next three years.

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Topics: Industry - Manufacturing, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Company Updates, Industry - Retail, data analytics, business intelligence software

How to master data analytics without a data science degree

Many business people want to improve their understanding of data but don’t know where to start. The good news is companies like Phocas spend everyday making complex data sets simple to understand and visualize, so managers through to frontline staff don’t need to obtain a data science degree to get information. Instead they can come together and collaborate about their data and feel confident about their decisions.To master data analytics you need a suitable self-service solution that your entire team can use.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Job Role - Executive, data analytics

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