Inventory Management

By Kate Kotecki, Contributing Editor · May 9, 2017
By taking a fresh look at their cycle counting practices, warehouse and DC teams are creatively using existing technology and resources to expand their cycle count benefits.
By MMH Staff · September 26, 2016
Reconfigured Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program will streamline preparation process and improve efficiency.
By Roberto Michel · September 1, 2016
Warehouse management systems (WMS) are the main modes for inventory control and fulfillment management in DCs, but many legacy systems have been in service for 15 to 20 years or more and weren’t designed to accommodate e-commerce needs. Here’s what rises to the top of the list in today’s WMS decisions.
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By MMH Staff · August 3, 2016
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By MMH Staff · July 21, 2016
Acquisition to enhance capabilities in transportation, cold storage and light manufacturing.
By Roberto Michel · July 1, 2016
ADC device technology continues to advance, but suppliers increasingly emphasize continuous monitoring and IoT-type sensing and analytic solutions as much as new hardware. The goal is better decision support as data capture evolves.
By Roberto Michel · July 1, 2016
The “waveless” order fulfillment trend in warehouses is more than continuously releasing orders instead of batching work into waves—it’s an overall approach to metering and pacing the flow of work to optimize labor and equipment.
By MMH Staff · June 2, 2016
New research from Penn State finds that MRO is moving from an afterthought to an advantage for those leaders taking a new approach.
By MMH Staff · May 3, 2016
Inventory donations protect brands, avoid waste and support schools, churches, government agencies and other nonprofit organizations.
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By Conexiom · March 8, 2016
Read this Aberdeen Group research report to understand how process efficiencies and cost savings are strengthened with automated AP solutions, ultimately leading to increased efficiency
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.
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By Ben Camiel · January 18, 2016
When selecting a thermal printer, factors such as how quickly/easily a printer can be integrated, how rapidly media can be loaded, and how easily the printer can be serviced have an even greater impact on operational costs.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 28, 2015
If recent stories are any indication, transportation, sourcing, inventory management and supply chain resilience will dominate supply chain projects next year.
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By Admin · November 16, 2015
While automation is on a steady upswing, space utilization and inventory control continue to be the biggest sources of inefficiency in modern-day warehouse operations.
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.

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