Distribution Management in a Warehouse for Hardgoods

Distribution Management

Durable Goods

VAI's Distribution Management automates key processes to improve efficiency, boost profitability, and elevate customer service.

Key Features:

Customer Orders

  • Order entry simplifies and expedites order processing. With real-time access to inventory, customer data, and purchasing information, you can quickly fulfill orders and answer customer inquiries.
  • The system allows you to check stock across locations, verify price history, process direct ship orders, and create non-stock items on the fly. Quickly check for complementary and supplementary items.

Inventory Management

  • View all necessary information about an item including units of measurements, serialized item information, where it’s located in the warehouse(s), and more
  • Automatic ranking of items to easily identify high moving and dead stock items
  • Track items by location/company and by on-hand, committed, or inbound inventory
  • Cargo tracking for visibility into inbound shipments and facilitates landed cost calculations

Sales Analysis and Forecasting

  • Sales Analysis integrates with your billing system to capture sales data and identify trends, analyze sales volume, costs, and quantity usage to make informed business decisions
  • Gain insights into customer and vendor profitability and evaluate salesperson performance and identify areas for improvement
  • Sales forecasting utilizes advanced algorithms to predict future demand based on historical sales data. This empowers you to proactively manage inventory levels and ensure you have the resources necessary to meet customer needs.


  • Generate purchase orders, track quotes, manage vendor returns, and facilitate drop shipments from a single, centralized platform
  • Import cargo tracking: gain real-time visibility into the movement of imported goods. Track containers, carriers, and estimated arrival times. Calculate landed costs with the ability to factor in various cost components.