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7 Important Inventory Metrics for Your Warehouse

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Setting goals is important for your small business to grow. As you start setting objectives, you may be tempted to look at other successful businesses and copy what they’re doing. Resist that urge! No ideal “one-size-fits-all” metrics exist. Even if a company is similar to yours, each operating environment is unique and its metrics may not fit your business requirements. “Always ... Read More »

How the Army Took Control of their Assets

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  Arguable the most powerful army in the world, spending $577 billion per year, stacked with superior airpower and a carrier fleet larger than other country’s entire navy, one would think the United States has asset management under control. Contrary to popular belief, while this army is out on the battlefield they’re losing the true war against asset management. Or ... Read More »

Porsche Parts Distribution Centre Runs Faster with Zebra Printers

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Zebra Printers Keep International Supply Chain Seamless As a business grows, its supply chain becomes more complex. Not only are there more products to distribute to more clients, there’s an increased number of touch points along the way, and that opens up more opportunity for human error. For instance, the European automotive industry is experiencing significant growth in retail and ... Read More »

Supply Chain Logistics: How They Keep the Lights on in Las Vegas

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Every year, more than 40 million people visit Las Vegas. Year-round hotel occupancy averages over 85 percent, and statewide gaming revenues exceeded $11 billion in 2014, according to the Gaming Control Board. With such a tremendous influx of tourists, how does the City of Lights keep everything powered on and flowing? Las Vegas Lighting Logistics One typical Las Vegas casino, ... Read More »

Ultimate Guide to Mobile Device Management Software

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BYOD Ruling the Minds of Employees, Employers and Security Experts Bring your own device, commonly referred to as BYOD, has become the most viable way for business workers to access company information on mobile devices. These devices can pull up database information, access dashboard features, and share documents without being confined to the office computer. BYOD gained ground for remote ... Read More »

The Ultimate Supply Chain Reference Guide

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As it is with any type of business, staying up-to-date on current news, trends, and best practices in logistics and supply chain management is a crucial step to maintaining success. Fortunately, there is a wealth of information available online to help you keep up with the latest and greatest in the supply chain field. This guide is packed with accessible, ... Read More »

4 Reasons Spreadsheets are Killing Your Inventory

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Excel spreadsheets might be one of the most popular applications available, but it’s also one of the most costly and destructive tools used in business. One case in point is Johnson Financial, a company that found itself wasting hundreds of hours every year tracking down the thousands of IT equipment it rents to clients. After a lot of frustration and ... Read More »

5 Ways to Use Lean Inventory to Boost Your ROI

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If you’re a small business, lean inventory management may be a profit-boosting opportunity. Inventory management has a direct effect on your business’ level of effectiveness. You need to know the state of your physical inventory, as well as the level of demand for that inventory. When a business carries too much inventory, it tends to spend more on overhead. In ... Read More »

What is Inventory Management Software?

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Inventory is arguably the most important asset to any company — it’s the materials, work-in-progress goods and final product that businesses sell in order to generate revenue. Without inventory, there is no business. But keeping track of inventory is just as important to running an efficient and profitable business as procuring it — poor inventory management is one of the ... Read More »