#SMETowkay: Stocking Up For Growth
Struggling to keep up with customer orders and inventory levels hampered the initial growth of Alps Group. To resolve the issue, business partners Angela Sim and Lynn Yeo turned to technology to realize their company’s full potential.
“We were so frustrated,” recalls Angela. “We didn’t dare to take (on) more customers because we foresee more problems if we were to grow bigger.”
Alps Group, a supplier of bamboo-based tissues, initially used a manual record keeping system which often led to inadequate stock levels in some cases and excess inventory in others.
This all changed last year when the two business partners made a decision to automate the management of their orders and inventory.
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