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Posted 01/01 · 05:00 PM · LM Editorial
In many cases, inventory related costs can rival transportation spend as the largest logistics cost—and often holds the most opportunity for significant improvement once it’s closely examined. Our warehouse/DC insiders give us a refresher on the all too often overlooked practices.
Posted 12/16 · 08:38 AM · SCMR Editorial
Supply chain managers are becoming less reactive, and more measured in their approach to inventory control. That observation and others are contained in a report recently issued by Genpact Limited.
Posted 10/09 · 09:29 AM · MMH Editorial
Integrated solution enables AdvancePro customers to meet EDI mandates and streamline fulfillment from within AdvancePro.
Posted 10/02 · 01:12 PM · MMH Editorial
Pick rates increase threefold, topping out at 1,000 items per hour.
Posted 07/19 · 09:44 AM · LM Editorial
Despite similar outlook to last year, slightly more than half of shippers expect a more active Peak Season.
Posted 05/15 · 01:33 PM · SCMR Editorial
Analysts advise shippers to take an inventory of existing and potential risks as a way to determine immediate threats and those that may be posed in the future by suppliers.
Posted 05/13 · 05:52 PM · SCMR Editorial
While retail sales were up in April, the growth rate was less than impressive based on data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation
Posted 05/01 · 10:37 AM · MMH Editorial
Rooted in increasingly complex software, the concept of pick-to-light has moved well beyond the pick and is now capable of relaying an array of information to workers throughout the fulfillment process.
Posted 03/01 · 08:00 PM · SCMR Editorial
In many organizations, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) inventory accounts for a significant slice—as much as 40 percent—of the annual procurement budget. Yet it is still not managed with the level of rigor typically applied to production inventory. There are five basic practices that can quickly close the gap with best practices in MRO inventory management.
Posted 03/01 · 07:21 AM · MMH Editorial
Our panel—representing a combined 80 years of inventory experience—gets back to the basics, reviewing critical strategies that some organizations have been neglecting over the past several years.