Allocation

Allocation

We provide consulting services and expertise in allocation management processes, organization structure, roles, solution definition and implementations. We have expertise in the following domains:

> Demand Forecasting > Promotion Allocation
> Allocation > Restocking Allocation
> Pool Stock Optimization > Pre / Post Allocation

We have worked with some of the world's leading retailers to improve their processes, design the organization and roles, address strategic inventory management challenges, implement change and deploy solutions. Contact us to learn more about our approach and services.

    Services

    The professionals at The Parker Avery Group help retail companies identify opportunities and deploy advances in their allocation management practices and organizations. Our objective is to drive turn and optimize margins of seasonal and fast-moving product.

    Our Allocation Services include:

    Allocation Process Definition and Implementation.

    We help you define the best approach to allocating opportunity buys and managing the distribution of fashion product. This includes analysis of store grading, prioritization rules, forecasting, release logic and distribution capacity. We specialize in helping retailers improve their allocation processes and implement solutions as part of a total distribution strategy.

    Inventory Management Organization Definition and Processes.

    We help you establish a world-class organizational foundation that enables the efficient management of allocation and replenishment processes. Our expertise includes providing individual role definition and customized training services to ensure each member of your organization understands his or her role and how it integrates to the overall structure.

    Software Evaluation and Selection.

    We help you prioritize the important functional needs of your business and evaluate competitive solutions in the marketplace to meet your needs. Based on years of experience designing, building and implementing forecasting, allocation and replenishment solutions, we make the process more efficient and better informed. Visit our Packaged Software Selection services page to learn more.

    Software Implementation.

    We provide project management, business process consulting, application consulting and change management services to implement allocation software solutions. We have experience and skills in all of the major allocation software providers in the marketplace. Visit our Packaged Software Implementation services page to learn more.

    Replenishment and Allocation Tune-Up.

    We provide services to identify, prioritize and resolve inventory management challenges. Typical results include higher margins, increased operating efficiency, reduced inventory and improved forecast accuracy. Read more about our Replenishment and Allocation Tune-Up Services.


     

    Contact

    Clay Parnell
    President and Managing Partner
    +1 770 882 2205
    clay.parnell@parkeravery.com
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    Sonia Hernandez
    Merchandising Practice
    +1 770 882 2205
    sonia.hernandez@parkeravery.com
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Thought Leadership

Case Studies

Fulfillment Optimization
Software Strategy and Selection
Merchandising Training Program
Organizational Model Transformation
International Retail Transformation and Expansion
   
   

Point of Views

Bringing Planning, Allocation & Replenishment Together
Retail Clustering Methods
Merchandising Strategy
Fashion vs. Basic Assortment Planning
Omnichannel Fulfillment
   
   

Research

Unraveling the Mysteries of Assortment Planning
   
   

Webcasts

Planning, Allocation and Replenishment Innovation (Download)