Axle Control Merchandising

Retail Warehousing
Axle addresses core needs of business, that cover inventory management through the typical product cycle:

  • Decision to procure
  • Costing
  • Buying
  • Receiving
  • Pricing
  • Storing
  • Distribution
  • Selling
  • Analysis of results

AXLE addresses many aspects of Inventory Control including:

1. Financial:

  • Limit cost of procurement and warehousing
  • Save money on support staff when expanding business
  • Maintain margin
  • Increase return on capital

2. Operational:

  • Accurately track inventory through the entire business cycle
  • Easy access to data
  • Quick feedback, creating the next report downstream, while capturing data
  • The full picture, down to granular level of inventory
  • Information rich analytical tools
  • Efficient margin management
  • Early warning of negative incidents or trends and
  • Immediately pinpointing stock loss and pilfering
  • Elimination of human error in reporting
  • Avoiding duplication, misinterpretation and conflicting views of data
  • Allowing different divisions in the organisations to have the same view of the truth
  • flexibility when expanding
  • A stable, reliable system with the maximum of uptime

Axle offers customers Peace of mind by providing a system that will support organisations in an ordered and manageable operation.

Customer benefits:


  • Through better inventory management
  • Faster turnaround time of inventory
  • Improved management of margin
  • Accurate information leading to increased revenue, increased margin and increased profits

Through better decision making:

  • Axle provides in-built business analytical tools for quicker and better decision making through up to date and accurate information
  • Superior information on both panoramic and granular scales leads to better insight in market trends and business conditions. The final outcome is an information rich, more powerful and reliable, analytical system at a lower cost of ownership over time


Axle Inventory Control goes far beyond the standard systems by managing all of the transactions in detail and reporting on a variety of cross sections touching the movement and margin of inventory. This combination of data and process management provides one of the most robust solutions in the market today providing you time-critical information from the time you think of buying inventory through to analyzing the subsequent sales and replenishment needs. The information provided will allow you to maximize your inventory investment while minimizing your cash outlay and enjoying increased margins.

Catalogue Management

Axle Inventory control manages your product information providing the foundation for a flexible system that caters to most of the business processes found within the wholesaler, distributor and retailer. Major features include:

  • Master product catalogue down to 7 levels
  • External inventory sold to wholesalers, business and retail customers
  • Internal inventory consumed by the business
  • Automatic product generation using attributes
  • Sequence-driven product codes
  • Product profile (e.g. low risk, medium risk)
  • User-definable attributes (sizes, types, colours, dimensions, etc.)
  • Product variant
  • Bill of Materials
  • Block Test Butcheries
  • Barcode types
  • Consignment items
  • Custom products
  • Service-type products
  • Expiry dates
  • Multiple tax types
  • Multiple units of measure
  • Packs (many products assembled into one)
  • Production/purchase lead days
  • Purchase price beaks
  • Re-order levels
  • Serialised products
  • Shelf life
  • Standard replenishment products
  • User-definable status
  • Primary and alternate suppliers
  • Primary and alternative barcodes
  • Images

AXLE Inventory Control Software

Retail Distribution Solutions
Axle Inventory Control (Distributed by End2End Retail Technology Solutions), a South African development, has been in operation since 1999 and is focused on developing, testing and supporting enterprise software for the retail, wholesale and distribution industries.

Axle Inventory Control is an enterprise application software for businesses ranging from multi-site to multi-chain operations and includes functionality covering Merchandising, Financials and PoS. Axle Inventory Control helps people and enterprises run their businesses more efficiently, providing insight into their business data, by turning it into meaningful information, and empowering people with tools and methodologies to better manage and understand their business.

What makes Axle Control different

  • Axle is a complete merchandising system including financials and in-store PoS solution, geared towards the professional Retailer wanting to implement a cost effective solution that is focused on the retail and distribution market. A solution that goes beyond “inventory control” with all important aspects such as merchandising, distribution, warehousing, analytics and PoS.
  • Axle offers a seamless system, which is easy to implement, easy to use and cost effective to maintain.
  • Implementation is fast, methodical based on good design practices and ultimately offers a quick turnaround from purchase to deployment.
  • Axle Inventory Control distinguishes itself with the speed and quality of information it delivers.

End2End Retail

End2End Retail Technology Solutions are focused on delivering software solutions to support the multi-store and multi-chain retail, wholesale and distribution industries.

Our Mission

To gain trust and long term partnerships with our customers by supplying reliable and effective software solutions including Merchandising, Financials, PoS and Analytics; to enable them to run efficient and profitable businesses.


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