Computerized DSD System

The retail sector includes all shops from small groceries to supermarkets selling goods to an ultimate customer for personal and not business use and therefore, is depended significantly on the prevailing level of consumer assurance in the economy. In recent decades, the dominant trends in the supply chain have been striking increased. Retailers have realized a variety of strategies to enhance inventory supplies and decrease operating costs.

One of the important strategies in the food industry that retailers and food producers have leveraged is the direct store delivery (DSD) – a method of delivering goods from supplier directly to a retail store bypassing a distribution center. Today, direct store delivery is an important channel for food producers as improves their sales performance via great control over retail.

Prism Visual Software, Inc. offers a computerized DSD system that ensures a variety of services to improve sales and profit:

  • scheduling direct store delivery; 
  • planning and optimizing routes with multiple stops; 
  • dispatching delivery drivers; 
  • inventory management and level control;
  • warehouse management and stock control; 
  • lot control via barcode scanning; 
  • creating, sending, and tracking invoices; 
  • tracking vehicle location and driver driving hours; 
  • monitoring status of customer purchase orders; 
  • reporting the current and historical data.

Benefits of using Prism VS’s DSD software system:

  • increasing sales: 
    • supplying products in stores, 
    • eliminating the out of stocks for DSD items, 
    • increasing speed to market for new products; 
  • saving labor work hours: 
    • automating and optimizing work processes, 
    • delivering products directly to stores, 
    • decreasing shelf-tag, 
    • using barcoding system, 
    • decreasing item handling time, 
  • reducing expenses: 
    • logistic costs saving, 
    • eliminating the extra cost to the distributors, 
    • decreasing item handling time, 
    • fees spent on the invoices reconciling.