Tag Archives: Inventory Management

Seven Steps to Rethinking Supply Chain Inventory Optimization

Industrial Manufacturing, Packaging, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
June 30, 2015

Inbound manufacturing inventory management can be a costly challenge, even for the best supply chain and logistics teams. The solution for some, as was written previously on this topic, is to carry excess inventory to compensate for deficiencies ...

Read More
X

Electronics Manufacturer Achieves Inventory Accuracy

Industries, Supply Chain, Technology
January 17, 2013

As product life-cycles shorten, leading consumer electronics manufacturers are seeking greater speed and control of their inventory. For this reason, having visibility to where inventory is in the supply chain and better managing retailer complianc...

Read More
X

Food Safety in the Supply Chain

Food & Beverage, Industries, Packaging, Supply Chain
December 26, 2012

Is the Supply Chain keeping your perishables safe? Every time consumers shop at the market, they expect the foods they purchase to not only be safe to eat, but also a very high quality. There are no exceptions—the health of our nation depends on i...

Read More
X

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk Management

Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
December 4, 2012

New Ideas and Developments in Supply Chain Risk Management One of my predictions for 2012, in the aftermath of the Japan earthquake and Thailand floods in 2011, was that supply chain risk management would become a higher priority for companies thi...

Read More
X

Hurricane Sandy is Affecting Retail Supply Chains

Industries, Retail, Supply Chain
November 7, 2012

The effects of Hurricane Sandy are being felt up and down the East Coast, not only by families whose neighborhoods have been affected, but also by businesses. Ports are still closed and containers cannot arrive or have been lost. Warehouses are flood...

Read More
X

6 Resources for Lean Education

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
November 7, 2012

Lean concepts help organizations eliminate waste and build in quality by challenging employees to find efficiencies in their everyday jobs and by completing their work correctly the first time. Lean concepts can be implemented in just about any area ...

Read More
X

4 Tips to Reduce Inventory Levels in Your Supply Chain

Retail, Supply Chain
October 31, 2012

A popular topic in supply chain management involves ways to reduce overall inventory levels. Excess inventory in a network adds unnecessary expense. Annual inventory carrying costs can comprise up to 20-35% of total product value, so the concept of r...

Read More
X