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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...

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4 reasons for carrying safety stock inventory

You’re a manufacturer who is working on an order when you realize that you’re out of a necessary component due...

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What are the fundamental differences between just-in-time and just-in-case stock control?

JIT v JIC stock management For years companies have operated a just-in-time (JIT) supply chain model, only ordering stock items...

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Container Inventory Management for Shipping Shortages Guide

The effects of COVID-19 on global supply chains have been far reaching. The shipping industry in particular has been hit...

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How to Prevent Stock Outs: 5 Methods To Reduce Stockouts

The current causes of stockouts Since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, businesses across the globe have faced stock availability challenges....

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The inventory planner’s guide to managing product life cycle

The product life cycle model is not only important to marketing teams and product managers; it’s also critical to any...

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Reorder point planning – how to calculate reorder points

What is reorder point planning? Reordering point planning involves calculating when stock levels hit a point at which it’s the...

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Ecommerce Supply Chain: Benefits of Ecommerce Supply Chain

Supply chain management in eCommerce The growth of eCommerce in both the B2C and B2B sectors has bought a wealth...

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EazyStock vs your ERP: Who wins the inventory management battle?

One of the most common questions we receive is “We already have an ERP inventory module. Why do we need...

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A guide to the benefits of a bill of materials (BOM)

What is a bill of materials (BOM)? In its simplest form, a bill of materials (BOM) is a list of...

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