Category: Inventory

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Apr
Apr 14, 2019 Justin Coffin Inventory

Cut down on waste and costs by using these three inventory management methods to improve your operations and profitability.

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Apr
Apr 7, 2018 Justin Coffin Inventory

Plan for Every Part is an ideal tool for organizations looking to transform into a lean enterprise. Follow these 3 steps to improve your PFEP and boost your continuous improvement efforts even further.

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Feb
Feb 16, 2018 William Crane Inventory

Leading companies invest the time and resources to master lean tools like Plan for Every Part to analyze and adjust the variables impacting inventory.

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Aug
Aug 26, 2016 Sime Curkovic Fulfillment

Would you recommend using Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) or Consignment Inventory (CI)? Supply chain management professionals today are asking this daunting question with growing frequency as companies push themselves to do more with less resources.

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Apr
Apr 18, 2016 William Crane Inventory

There is an ever growing focus on how to shorten lead times, reduce inventory levels and increase free flowing cash in just about every industry. One way to approach making a impact on your supply chain’s performance is to identify and evaluate where critical value added activities are taking place. Each of the value added activities are necessary in order to produce a finished product, however there is a tremendous opportunity to postpone performing the value added activities at different stages until there is a clear demand signal from the market.

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Apr
Apr 4, 2016 William Crane Fulfillment

Efficiency, is a word often associated with automation, time savings, productivity, and now Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). “Driving Efficiency” is a frequently used term in the office, usually followed up with the question; How do we achieve this? One of the technologies that is more recently seeing expansive and creative use to drive efficiency in the Supply Chain world is RFID.

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Mar
Mar 28, 2016 William Crane Inventory

The key to successfully managing logistics comes from a well thought out strategy on how companies will reach the consumer base. Logistics & Inventory Management is a very critical supporting function on how these activities will be executed. Recent studies show that nearly 50% of businesses surveyed continue to see logistics as a nonstrategic business function, while the other 50% are investing in developing logistics as a competitive advantage.

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Feb
Feb 29, 2016 William Crane Inventory

Professionals today at high growth technology companies are asking themselves, “How can my supply chain react quicker to customer demand fluctuation?” The answer is simple, adopt a demand-driven planning process. Sound simple enough? Well unfortunately it’s not that simple but below are some simple steps you can take to start to transform your supply chain to better support consumer demand fluctuation.

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