How to Avoid Stockouts with Better Inventory Management

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, businesses across the globe have faced stock availability challenges. Delays at manufacturing sites, container shortages and a lack of raw material have all led to stockouts. These issues have arguably been compounded by container and truck driver shortages as well as global shipping delays....Read more

Inventory Planning to Reduce Chinese New Year Disruption

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Chinese New Year (aka Lunar New Year) might seem like a long way off, but smart inventory managers will start planning for this event very soon. The more prepared you are, the greater your ability to ensure that this annual supplier shutdown causes as little disruption as possible. This post...Read more

How to Calculate Safety Stock: Three Different Calculations

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Determining appropriate levels of stock across a business can be very challenging. If you carry too much inventory, you risk tying-up much needed working capital. But if you don’t carry enough, you face stock-outs and reduced service levels. An important piece of this puzzle is to accurately calculate safety stock levels. Safety...Read more

Automation Hero October 2021: TerraSana

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Wouter van der Zwaan, Finance and IT Manager at TerraSana Natuurvoeding BV, was looking for a solution to improve his company’s capabilities in terms of inventory optimization. After careful evaluation, TerraSana decided to integrate EazyStock with their existing ERP. EazyStock was rapidly implemented, and TerraSana quickly saw results. Now, instead...Read more

5 Ways to Minimize Cyber Security Threats to your…

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Supply chain cyber security is a growing concern for many businesses – unsurprising, given the increasing number of digital breaches that make the news. Recent examples include the DarkSide cyber attack of Colonial Pipeline in May 2021, which was only resolved once the hackers were paid $5 million in ransom....Read more

8 Best Inventory Demand Forecasting Techniques

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Demand forecasting techniques play a critical role in inventory management. If you can accurately forecast market demand, you can take action to ensure you hold the correct stock to maximize sales and profit. However, producing an accurate inventory demand forecast is no mean feat. In this post we uncover eight...Read more