Half of All Items Slow Movers

ORLANDO, Fla. — About half of all items, representing less than 15% of velocity in cases, fall into the “slow-movers” category, according to an analysis of retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies conducted by Keith Swiednicki, senior partner, KOM International, Montreal.

ORLANDO, Fla. — About half of all items, representing less than 15% of velocity in cases, fall into the “slow-movers” category, according to an analysis of retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies conducted by Keith Swiednicki, senior partner, KOM International, Montreal.

Swiednicki presented his findings Monday during a panel discussion at the FMI/GMA Supply Chain Conference here. He defined slow movers as items that ship less than 15 cases per week. Very slow movers —

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