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What are the disadvantages of excess inventory?

Inventory is pivotal to business success. Without it, you can’t provide the items your customers need, and you’ll probably go...

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Overcoming Black Friday purchasing and warehouse challenges

Black Friday (Nov 24 this year) is one of the year’s biggest shopping days when physical stores and eCommerce tempt...

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Overcoming inventory management challenges

Chaos has rocked the world the last few years. The global pandemic, continuing extreme weather events, conflict and natural disasters...

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Inventory planning to reduce Chinese New Year disruption

Smart inventory managers plan for Chinese New Year (aka Lunar New Year) many months before the event. The more prepared...

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Overcoming minimum order quantity (MOQ) challenges

What is MOQ, and how do you overcome its challenges?   ABC, ERP, EOQ, JIT… acronyms are everywhere in inventory and...

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Warehouse Resilience in Supply Chain Systems Explained

Since the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic hit businesses across the globe, supply chain digitalization has moved to the top...

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Distribution Software Explained: What Is It & Benefits

The importance of distribution software When the cost of raw materials and finished goods starts to soar, it’s critical for...

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Artificial intelligence and machine learning in supply chain management

As global supply chains become more complex, disruption in one link in the chain can significantly impact other areas. Having...

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Why inventory managers need to understand inventory value

Often, businesses focus on inventory management from a supply chain perspective – holding enough stock to meet customer demand and...

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A guide to optimizing your supply chain

What does supply chain optimization mean? Put simply, supply chain optimization means using technology to get inventory to the right...

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How to develop an effective supply chain strategy

What is a supply chain strategy? A supply chain strategy explains how a company will bring goods into the business...

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Just-In-Case Inventory Management Strategy Explained

In the early 1980s, just in time supply chain management emerged as a way for businesses to reduce stock levels...