Merchandise Analysis

Assortment Planning

Forecasting

Inventory Management

Improved Cash Flow

Increased Profitability

Identifying Hidden Costs

Improved Problem Asset Recovery

These are only several areas where GJM Associates, Inc. can benefit your company and increase your bottom line.




Additional Services...

Reduce Inbound Freight Expense

Direct Marketing companies spend an average of 2% to 4% of gross sales on vendor inbound freight, ranking it among the top 8 operational expenses. While often overlooked, (as it is buried in cost of goods on the P&L) inbound freight management impacts gross margin, purchasing staff productivity, Inventory Control, receipt processing, and Fulfillment Operations

GJM Associates, Inc. together with logistics providers will conduct a cost free confidential analysis of your freight costs to determine  estimated savings for your company.

Participating companies save an average of 20% with special Less-than-Truckload consortium rate and service contracts as well as savings on partial or full Truckload shipments.

We can provide online tracking ability from point of pickup through delivery.

Following is a partial list of the services we can provide:

International Air & Ocean – Through our international freight forwarder (NVOCC), We offer very attractive rates, outstanding service, online tracking ability and fast delivery times. We will help save money and provide consolidated invoices, invoice auditing, g/l coding and superior reporting.

Small Parcel – In conjunction with our audit & recovery firm, we can provide comprehensive electronic invoice auditing to recover costs for: late delivery refunds, no proof of delivery, Incorrect discount application, inaccurate residential charges, invalid address corrections, duplicate invoices, etc. Additionally they can offer assistance (completely behind the scenes) with carrier negotiations to ensure you are getting the rates you deserve. 

Excess / Problematic Inventory relief – Leveraging the experience of Corporate Barter Advisors, we can help convert your excess / short code dated / discontinued inventory into a way to pay for your logistics needs. Our clients achieve much higher returns on value impaired assets and inventories when compared to cash liquidation pricing; usually receiving 3-4 times cash market value; and most importantly avoid write downsRead additional details on how this can potentially benefit your company.

Miscellaneous Services - We also handle special situations including White Glove services (through and including in home room of choice assembly) and can assist with warehousing needs.

 

 

Contact us to arrange a Free and Confidential analysis.