Vendor Managed Inventory

Lean Into Lean Manufacturing with Marek

Reduce Waste, Optimize Productivity, & Lower Costs

Marek’s Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) services transform traditionally inflated and wasteful inventory operations by designing and executing custom inventory management programs. The Marek Group produces and supplies parts to your manufacturing line(s) with maximum efficiency by employing automation and integration to gather real-time data that increases production accuracy, optimizes production runs, minimizes on-hand inventory, and maximizes your return on investment. 

With our proprietary software and other platform integrations, Marek uses real-time data from your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to monitor live production and identify demand trends. Using those insights, our experts establish best practices for optimal production and procurement timing and just-in-time (JIT) delivery directly to your manufacturing line(s). 


Benefits of Partnering with Marek

Vendor Managed Inventory

  • Marek supplies your parts on-demand to eliminate storage expenses and optimize your return on investment
  • Marek determines the size of each production run and the production platform to use based on your EAU forecasts to control costs.
  • By eliminating excess inventory through on-demand production and point-of-use delivery, Marek VMI contributes to lean manufacturing operations.
  • Marek Vending and Locker Solutions provide on-site inventory management of key items with instant accessibility and accountability for factory users.
  • Marek collects data in real-time and provides reporting on actual inventory usage to evaluate and improve forecasting accuracy.
  • Marek conducts quarterly VMI business reviews with clients to share recommendations for improvement based on the activity and results of the previous period.
  • Utilizing just-in-time (JIT) and point-of-use delivery, Marek VMI consolidates steps and reduces downtime to improve your overall manufacturing efficiency.   
  • Marek VMI experts monitor supply chains to anticipate shortages and adjust production to ensure fulfillment meets forecasted production needs and avoids costly delays. 
  • Custom VMI set up designed with lean ergonomics and optimization in mind to minimize repetitive injuries and maximize efficiency. 
  • Marek’s automated billing system seamlessly integrates into your accounts payable (AP) system to minimize accounting errors and reduce administrative costs.   

Product Manuals, Instruction Sheets, Warranty/Rebate Cards, Industrial Labels, Packaging, Blister Cards, Folding Cartons, Miscellaneous Materials


Features & Capabilities

Vendor Managed Inventory

  • Data-Driven Manufacturing & Procurement 
  • Just-In-Time (JIT) Delivery
  • On-Site Vending and Locker Solutions 
  • 99% Order Accuracy 
  • Software Integration 
  • Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Asset Library Management
  • Real-Time Data & Analytics
  • Performance Tracking & Reporting
  • Site Evaluation & Custom Configuration
  • Automated & Integrated Billing