Material Assets & Inventory Management

DistributionNOW is a leading distributor of products for the energy and industrial industry and an expert in the supply chain, warehouse, and inventory management. We can help you optimize your inventory to sync with your operations, work orders, and maintenance schedules. As well as provide a range of services to help make sure you always have the assets you need, so you can eliminate excess, reduce your inventory costs, and raise productivity. By partnering with DNOW, you are reducing the challenge of having capital tied up in non-core assets such as inventory equipment and supply chain facilities lacking systems, processes, and expertise to manage those non-core assets.

Onsite Supply, Optimized

DNOW streamlines your entire internal supply operation by identifying and valuing your assets and tracking their final disposition, making improvements in your work order procedures, and synching supply to your maintenance programs. We give you true visibility into your inventory and integrate all materials management systems, so you can ensure asset availability from high-quality sources, all while reducing overhead.

Our Material Assets and Inventory Management Solutions Include:

  • Engaged Demand Planning & Forecasting
  • Catalog Development and Management
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Network Optimization
  • Customer Owned Materials
  • 2nd Tier VMI Programs
  • Point of Need Stock and Job Trailers
  • Final Disposition of Materials

Assess and Improve

DNOW asset management experts assess all touch points where improvements can be made to ensure inventory integrity:

  • Receiving
  • Stocking
  • Picking and shipping
  • Inventory control
  • Enterprise wide surplus materials visibility
  • Dead stock

Making changes in any of these areas tends to send a ripple effect that carries improvements throughout your supply chain. Along with continuous management and monitoring, DNOW provides ongoing reports and recommendations, giving you the agility to make adjustments before a big inventory issue ends up forcing a big write-off.