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

How cloud computing can make supply chains more competitive

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Many more traditional supply chain strategies originated in a steadier business environment. When business cycles are predictable, and demand is stable, supply chain professionals could focus less on solving challenges and more on cost reductions. Today, supply chain professionals must focus more on problem-solving and how to deal with changing...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

How does your tech stack, stack up?

5 min read

Working in supply chain or inventory management can be busy and stressful. Keeping on top of your to-do list, building supplier and customer relationships, and tracking orders and deliveries is challenging even for the most organized and efficient inventory manager. We all use apps in our personal life. Whether paying...Read more

Why inventory managers need to understand inventory value

3 min read

Often, businesses focus on inventory management from a supply chain perspective – holding enough stock to meet customer demand and hitting fulfillment targets. This post, however, will focus on the financial aspect of inventory: inventory value – taking an accountant’s view of how to manage stock effectively. Inventory value shows...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