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Both large and small companies invest an enormous amount of money on inventory every year.  Smaller companies typically track inventory in a manual intensive paper driven process where larger companies have dedicated departments monitoring and tracking inventory.

At a … Read more

 

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This week the House Committee on Energy and Commerce approved the Safeguarding America’s Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013 (H.R. 1919). The bill, if passed by Congress, would introduce a lot-level pedigree model for prescription drugs, for responsible handling and keeping track … Read more

 

Have you taken a look at the inventory shelves and wondered why you had the type and quantity of the inventory you saw?  Too much of one item and empty bins for another.  If you scratch your head wondering who … Read more

 

The Senate gave the nod to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) recently which would regulate any aspect of food production. Many of these tenants are now coming into play, as well as increased budget requests.

The FSMA law gives … Read more

 

Calculating the ideal level of inventory is not always an easy task.  The consequences of running low can be even more troublesome.  Avoid stock-outs and back-orders, without breaking the bank, by keeping inventory at healthy levels.

Determining the right level … Read more

 

Getting data for forecasting inventory can be like pulling teeth.  Holding meetings with sales staff, performing physical inventory counts, looking through sales contracts and historical sales reports takes more time, and more effort, than you often have.  There are easier … Read more

 

Morse Code Served as His Inspiration

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Nearly every product in stores today carries a barcode co-invented by Norman Joseph Woodland.  These tiny little barcodes have boosted productivity in nearly every sector of commerce worldwide!

Norman Woodland notably worked on the … Read more

 

In order to have a lean supply chain, you need to have efficient and effective processes.  Of which are consistent for a long period of time.  This leaves very little room for innovation if you think about it.  But is … Read more

 

Reduce TCO with Rugged Wireless Mobile Computers

Reduce TCO with Rugged Wireless Mobile Computers

Appolis is pleased to introduce our partner and guest blogger: 

Intermec – manufacturer of ruggedized wireless mobile computers.

Most of us, in an effort to optimize our personal lives, own a mobile device. Read more

 

McLane Logistics Technology, a Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV), specializes in optimizing processes and technologies to deliver Supply Chain systems based on Microsoft Dynamics AX. These distribution solutions create value for distributors, enabling them to deliver continuous improvement and … Read more

 

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