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Inventory planning to reduce Chinese New Year disruption

Smart inventory managers plan for Chinese New Year many months before the event. The more prepared you are, the greater...

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Using stock turn rate to optimise your inventory management

For many businesses looking to improve their inventory management, a critical KPI is stock turn rate. Stock turn rate is...

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5 Benefits of artificial intelligence in supply chain management

As global supply chains become more complex, disruption in one link can significantly impact other areas. Therefore, it is essential...

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Five steps to building a resilient supply chain

In the face of unprecedented global events that have posed significant challenges to businesses across the supply chain, the importance...

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Supply chain risk mitigation

As we ride each wave of supply chain disruption, we hope it will be the last. However, the world is...

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How to manage dead stock

Having enough stock to meet demand is fundamental to stock-holding businesses. Running out of stock leads to lost sales and...

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Improving inventory planning during supply chain disruption

This post focuses on inventory planning and optimising stock levels during periods of supply chain disruption and erratic customer behaviour....

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The causes of excess inventory

8 reasons you’re carrying too much inventory What is excess inventory? Excess inventory refers to when stock for an item...

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Demystifying key inventory terms: Your inventory optimisation glossary  

Inventory optimisation is a complex but crucial aspect of supply chain management. However, if you haven’t heard of inventory optimisation,...

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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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Importance of ABC analysis in inventory management

ABC analysis in inventory management Managing thousands of stock items from various suppliers and delivering them to an extensive customer...

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How to manage inventory effectively in a growing business

Inventory management, business growth and expanding product ranges There are several reasons you could be expanding your product portfolios. Whether...

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