Comprehensive news on the most advanced systems for automated mobile data collection & paperless picking of inventory through RFID and wireless technologies.
Posted 01/16 · 02:53 PM · MMH Editorial
Omni-channel solutions provide full inventory visibility for stores and warehouses, manage the pick-and-pack functions within the store and contain the routing logic that determines the appropriate fulfillment location.
Posted 01/01 · 08:37 AM · MMH Editorial
Goods-to-person and made-to-order methodologies enable speedy assembly and fulfillment.
Posted 11/01 · 02:09 PM · SCMR Editorial
While most retailers focus on the inventory that is visible in their stores and distribution centers, too few pay attention to the hidden costs of high inventory.
Posted 10/20 · 03:27 PM · SCMR Editorial
Some offshoring trends are also presenting new challenges
Posted 09/11 · 01:18 PM · MMH Editorial
As direct fulfillment volume grows, small adjustments can prevent bottlenecks and postpone large investments.
Posted 09/01 · 08:00 PM · SCMR Editorial
Intel has always had superlative internal supply chain processes within its vertically integrated operations. But until recently, the same could not be said of one of its business units that outsourced to subcontractors around the world. In fact, the ad hoc nature of that unit’s supply chain interactions posed a threat to its competitiveness. Here’s how a determined team championed a powerful supply chain collaboration model that is getting real results—and that is now being rolled out across the company.
Posted 09/01 · 11:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
Access to real-time demand and inventory data gives a more accurate picture of customer needs. But for real operational improvements, data is only one part of a strategy. Processes should be part of the focus too.
Posted 09/01 · 07:08 AM · MMH Editorial
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Ed Frazelle about inventory strategy.
Posted 08/13 · 06:15 AM · MMH Editorial
Pruning a portfolio of SKUs is hard, but the benefits far outweigh the pain.
Posted 08/13 · 05:50 AM · MMH Editorial
Optimizing inventory is a challenge for many organizations. Ed Frazelle talks about the steps to getting it right.