Inventory

By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 53.2 in November, which was 1.3 percent ahead of October, while growing for the third straight month, as well as the highest level the PMI has reached, going back to February 2015’s 53.3 and a five-month high going back to July's 52.6. And the November PMI was 2.2 percent above the 12-month average of 51.0, with the over all economy growing for the 90th consecutive month.
By Jeff Berman · October 21, 2016
Many things pertaining to both the freight economy and general economy remain consistently inconsistent for lack of a better description. That was spelled out in two very reliable monthly freight-based data sources earlier this week, the American Trucking Associations monthly truck tonnage index and the Cass Freight Index Report.
By MMH Staff · September 26, 2016
Reconfigured Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program will streamline preparation process and improve efficiency.
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · September 22, 2016
During this webcast you'll learn on how various organizations have gained instant access to in-transit parcels and given access to this information to stakeholders.
By Josh Bond · September 7, 2016
As they tackle decades of disorganization, waste and neglect, storeroom managers are finding that spare parts are hiding more than just spare change. Benefits of keeping stock rooms in order. Improving Inventory management. Improving Storeroom efficiency.
By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2016
LM caught up with Dicom Transportation Group CEO Scott Dobak on various industry trends like freight volumes, inventory levels, and Peak Season.
By Jeff Berman · August 1, 2016

By MMH Staff · July 21, 2016
Acquisition to enhance capabilities in transportation, cold storage and light manufacturing.
By Jeff Berman · June 7, 2016
Keeping in line with its previous edition, the Port Tracker report issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates pointed to slow growth in the summer months for United States-based retail container ports.
By MMH Staff · May 3, 2016
Inventory donations protect brands, avoid waste and support schools, churches, government agencies and other nonprofit organizations.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · March 17, 2016
This white paper examines how the deployment of affordable, flexible automated storage and retrieval systems can simplify reverse logistics processing.
By Roberto Michel, Contributing Editor · February 1, 2016
Distribution centers are dealing with more inventory and more SKUs than ever, and the need to fill orders for multiple channels is making inventory management more important and more complex. Here’s a list of tips for the omni-channel era.
By Jeff Berman · December 9, 2015
The theme for the 2015 holiday season in terms of holiday season import cargo volumes could well be “holding steady,” according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Jeff Berman · October 29, 2015
It is not entirely surprising that high inventory rates are cited first as one of the reasons for a paltry third quarter GDP number. That has been the case for a while and it is evident in the inventory-to-sales ratio, which stands at 1.37 through the end of August, compared to 1.30 in August 2014.
By Jeff Berman · September 1, 2015
Hackett observed in the new report that China’s economy has lost steam, with actual growth falling short of targeted rates, while the United States most recent second quarter GDP reading at 3.7 percent outpaced expected targets, even though it was negatively impacted by gains in manufacturing and retail inventories.

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