Manufacturers and distributors are only going to get busier as we close in on the hectic holiday shopping season and the last quarter of the year. There is no time to waste and this is not the time to get … Read more

 

When customers walk through your store, you don’t want to see them walk out empty-handed because of poor stocking decisions. Learn how to keep the right products on your shelves, in the ideal quantities, without breaking the bank by implementing … Read more

 

It may seem as though a supply chain disruption is one of those costs of doing business or just another problem faced by manufacturers.  Supplier problems can be lead to production delays, unhappy customers, and can put an unexpected dent … Read more

 

Manufacturers and distributors may have hundreds to thousands of inventory items to manage.  You need to maintain enough inventory to satisfy customers and prevent stock-outs without needlessly overstocking shelves.  Keeping tabs on so many items can quickly become time consuming … Read more

 

The back warehouse can be a busy, noisy place that is easy to avoid.  It often appears disorganized with boxes everywhere and high traffic with people opening incoming boxes and sealing packages for customers.  However, if you don’t visit once … Read more

 

Maintaining the right inventory, at the right time, in the right quantities is not an easy task.  A number of variables can change rapidly which can lead to knee-jerk decisions that may not be in the best interest of inventory … Read more

 

Busy manufacturers and distributors have volumes of boxes coming and going out of warehouses and distribution centers.  It can be challenging to determine whether you are hitting inventory target levels when you can’t keep track of the inventory coming in, … Read more

 

Businesses generate volumes of data every single day.  Most of that data is valuable when you are able to put it into a context that you can use.  Big data doesn’t always translate to good data and good data doesn’t … Read more

 

I speak to small to medium sized businesses on a daily basis.  Most of these companies are distributors and/or manufacturers and desperately need to modernize their business software and network infrastructure.  One of the biggest pains that I hear is … Read more

 

Be sure to register for this free webinar: Five Ways to Make Your Supply Chain More Dynamic!  The free webinar is April 24, 2014 at 10 AM PT.  This event is being hosted by Microsoft and the presented by Pam … Read more

 

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