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Stock turn KPI

Using the stock turn KPI to optimise your inventory…

3 min read

Measuring inventory Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is imperative to control your inventory and warehouse performance, but often companies end up collecting more data than they actually need. Instead of focusing on using data to benefit operational performance, the task of data collecting and processing takes over, becoming another distraction and...Read more

Fixing Gaps of Enterprise Resource Planning

The pros and cons of an ERP replacement versus…

4 min read

Many enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms are the backbone of business operations and business intelligence, with tasks such as purchasing, logistics, accounting, service delivery and customer management all managed from this one central system. But like all software solutions, ERPs can be outgrown by their organisation and gaps in functionality...Read more

Inventory management challenges

Inventory management challenges: part one

3 min read

We all know that marketplaces are constantly changing. For starters, the international trading landscape is more uncertain than ever (the less said about Brexit the better!). In addition, e-commerce is driving increased competition from traders across the globe, both large and small. And with customers being more demanding and more...Read more

Make Mark in B2B eCommerce and Wholesale

4 ways for wholesalers to make their mark in…

5 min read

The ecommerce industry is booming!  But when people think of ecommerce selling, they tend to just think about the B2C sector. They forget that ecommerce is not just for B2C businesses. In fact, Businesswire reports that by 2020, B2B ecommerce sales are predicted to be more than two times higher than...Read more

Blockchain for supply chain

Does Blockchain have a place in supply chain management?

4 min read

Blockchain, or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is a virtual electronic ledger. However, unlike other types of electronic ledger such as spreadsheets, there is only one copy. The single copy of the ledger is duplicated throughout a peer-to-peer (P2P) computer network where each computer “node” shares information without the need for...Read more

Why platform scales are essential for warehouses: top 10…

4 min read

This is a guest blog post by Marsden Weighing Group, UK purveyors of digital weighing scales, with insight on how platform scales are essential when it comes to optimising the supply chain for warehouses.  For safety, regulation, cost and operational purposes, weighing in warehouses is essential. A scale which weighs...Read more