Summary

As the security integrator started to implement its strategy, the purchases coming through Anixter increased 300 percent to $5 million annually. With all of the inventory moved to Anixter’s distribution centers, the integrator greatly reduced its working capital costs, saving nearly $150,000 and putting it on track to meet its long-term goals.

Customer

Security integrator

Challenge

Centralizing procurement and inventory across 6 branches

Solution

e4U Solution, a customized Anixter ebusiness solution

Results
  • Realized cost savings of nearly $150,000

  • Consolidated 90 manufacturers to less than a dozen

  • Improved visibility throughout the supply chain