TOPICS » Inventory Optimization

Overcoming Black Friday purchasing and warehouse challenges

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Black Friday – November 25th this year – is one of the year’s biggest shopping days when physical stores and eCommerce tempt shoppers with their offers. For the past ten years, Black Friday has seen sales increase annually and is one of the most important sales occasions of the year....Read more

The fundamentals of demand planning and forecasting

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Demand planning is part of a company’s planning strategy to allocate resources in the best and most effective way to meet demand and respond to demand changes. A demand planning team will forecast demand for their stock items so that supply chain and inventory managers can decide what, how much...Read more

The guide to distribution software

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When the cost of raw materials and finished goods starts to soar, it’s critical for wholesalers and distributors to control their operational costs to remain competitive and achieve decent profit margins. This is where supply chain digitalization projects can help to automate simple processes, improve efficiency and save money. There...Read more

Big data and inventory management

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All successful businesses use data to develop strategies and review their outcomes. But as the number of systems being used increases, the amount of data available for consumption and analysis grows exponentially. This is especially true in inventory management, where new technologies are being introduced all the time, and along...Read more

Artificial intelligence and machine learning in supply chain management

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As global supply chains become more complex, disruption in one link in the chain can significantly impact other areas. Having systems and processes in place to reduce the possibility and subsequent impact of supply chain issues is extremely important. Advancing technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, make connectivity...Read more

The role of warehouse technology and automation in supply…

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Warehouse technologies and automated systems can help solve warehouse and supply chain issues cost-effectively. The right technologies can increase efficiency by improving stock control and pick accuracy, warehouse flexibility, responsiveness, and safety and security. They can also help strengthen supplier relationships and improve customer service levels. By combining different technologies,...Read more