Seven Misconceptions on Managing Inventory in a Market-Driven World

Supply Chain Shaman

When it comes to the management of inventory in value chains, frustration abounds. Executive, after executive, lament, “They have purchased many technologies and sponsored many projects to reduce inventories, but they are not seeing results.”

How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida

ThroughPut

Last week, I couldn’t find some backup facial masks in all of southern Florida. I think that’s exactly the point of why we are still attending expositions in Yokohama, running deployments in Milan, and visiting investors in Florida. Southern Florida.

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What is Inventory Management?

EMERGE App

What is Inventory Management? Inventory management, in a nutshell, describes your efforts to manage, assess and report on the flow of your stock of goods. You might be using pencil-and-paper, spreadsheets or sophisticated inventory management software to do this.

The Journey for Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

I am busy finalizing a report on the current state of the inventory optimization market, rewriting and updating a report on Sales and Operations technologies, and penning a new report on Supply Chain Centers of Excellence. (We It is finally spring in Philadelphia.

What is Seasonal Inventory and How to Deal With It

EMERGE App

We’ll cover what is meant by seasonal inventory first and then cover some of the problems that it may cause you in the management of your inventory levels. What is Seasonal Inventory? What Problems Can Seasonal Inventory Cause? What Can I Do About Seasonal Inventory?

It’s time to revolutionize planning

Kinaxis

Google’s value was re-emphasized to me just the other day as I returned to Ottawa after a great week of sun and sand on the Florida treasure coast. You might end up with long queues of inventory in limited space, clogging up work spaces. Miscellanea inventory planning

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Florida. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDI

Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy

Elementum

Currently, Hurricane Irma is monitored north of Cuba, where mandatory evacuations were ordered, and is forecast to hit Florida. Fuel shortages were already reported in Florida and analysts estimate that the Irma’s cost could hit $125 billion should it make landfall in Miami.

Smart Software President and CEO to Present at Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2019

The Smart Software

provider of industry-leading demand forecasting, planning, and inventory optimization solutions, announced that Greg Hartunian, CEO and President, will present at the NAV Summit Session from October 15-18 in Florida. Smart Software, Inc.,

Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain

Elementum

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida via the Gulf Coast, threatening to rise from its current Category 1 status before making landfall on Wednesday. Mitigate this as much as possible by moving at-risk inventory to strategic locations.

Omni-channel Emerging as Top Retail Logistics Issue

Supply Chain Network

Last year in Florida at RILA Logistics 2013, the topic of multi-channel was discussed with 5 related presentations delivered where the challenges of the coming omni-channel revolution were laid down. Networked companies have a single version of information related to inventory status, POs, inventory, shipments, payments and documents. Associations Conferences Emerging Trends Inventory Retail Retail E-Commerce Supply Chain Management

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

While FBA sellers weren’t held directly liable for this failure, thousands of FBA sellers were severely impacted when Amazon enforced last minute changes to their inventory storage policy just before the holidays. Amazon FBA Inventory Woes. Amazon FBA Inventory Swap.

Off to a Healthy Start, Logistics M&A Activity Could be on Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

Kuehne + Nagel’s businesses, which is headquartered in Switzerland, include inbound and outbound distribution, reverse logistics management and inventory management. by Amy Wunderlin .

Escaping the Cold

Logility

The weather, even here in Atlanta, has been crazy and the thought of Spring and its warmer temperatures makes me long for my childhood home in South Florida. So, it is no wonder the idea of Florida right now is quite enticing.

El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

A massive El Niño occurred in 1997-1998, unleashing record rains in California, deadly tornados in Florida, and a brutal drought in Indonesia, thus landing the term firmly on the radar (no pun intended) of millions of people around the globe. Assess Inventory Positions.

Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain

Elementum

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida via the Gulf Coast, threatening to rise from its current Category 1 status before making landfall on Wednesday. Mitigate this as much as possible by moving at-risk inventory to strategic locations. Just like with last month's Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas, Michael is going to bring storm surge, heavy rains, and severe winds throughout the state.

With LTL Fuel Surcharges on the Rise, What Are the Expectations and Projections of Higher Fuel Costs on LTL Shipping?

Cerasis

In other words, they will increase per-barrel pricing to create a cushion for future economic change, but as businesses continue to operate with more inventory and protections in place, says Freight Waves, the risk of sudden spikes in fuel surcharges in the only climb.

Merchants Market Group Implements Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning Technology

Blue Ridge

Enables leading Caribbean food service distributor to accurately forecast seasonal demand patterns and precisely align inventory levels at every distribution center.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I have to go to the grocery store again today to replenish our inventory (yeah, I don’t shop for groceries online; as the son of a bodegero, I’m old fashioned that way.). The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

Ecommerce logistics refers to the processes involved in storing and shipping inventory for an online store or marketplace, including inventory management and the picking, packing, and shipping of online orders. Distributed inventory. Inventory management software.

Publix Vendor Guidelines Updated for On-Time Delivery

Zipline Logistics

Doing so keeps inventory on hand and products on the shelf. . The Florida-based grocer requires that all suppliers schedule delivery appointments at its distribution center to get product into its supply chain. Photo Credit: The Catalyst .

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In North America we certainly hear a lot about Florida oranges and as such I myself have certainly assumed that Florida was the Orange capital of the world. 70% of production comes from Florida, followed by California. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

DAT Solutions

Upper Mountain States to Florida and Southern Georgi a - up 17¢ per mile. Pacific Northwest to Florida and Southern Georgia - up 16¢ per mile. Hanjin bankruptcy , resulting in supply chain disruption and increased amounts of inventory transfers, to prevent stock-outs.

Atlantic Storms: Carriers Stuck at Sea

Elementum

Hurricane Irma, the most severe storm from the Atlantic, has already left extreme damage to the Caribbean islands, and is expected to make landfall in Florida this weekend. do contents have an expiration date and how much would it cost to infuse your network with backup emergency inventory).

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Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

Cerasis

1) Logistics and supply chain management faculty at Florida International University. From these lessons you will learn to plan supply chains that enhance inventory network benefit, build and amplify production network coordination and joint effort, identify dangers and configuration hazard relief systems, explore production, purchasing, and distribution methodologies for a worldwide environment.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Choose software that facilitates the valuation and control of permanent inventories based on inputs or outputs, with automated stock alerts, that is versatile and independent of the type of business. Define normal parameters and fine-tune the physical inventory system.

SAPInsider SCM 2017: Two Demand Planning Sessions That You Shouldn’t Miss

Arkieva

From discussions on enabling advanced business processes and improving supply chain visibility, to supply chain technology trends, the SAPInsider SCM 2017 in Orlando Florida, is set to be a fun learning and networking experience for supply chain professionals using SAP systems.

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Synovos VP Don Shoemaker Talks MRO with Industrial Podcast

Synovos

Synovos Vice President Asset Services, Don Shoemaker, shares his thoughts on the changing dynamics of MRO inventory management, in a recent interview with Industrial Podcast, hosted by Scott MacKenzie.

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends.

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

Orbit Chart Comparing Syngenta and Monsanto Progress on the Effective Frontier – Balancing Inventory Turns and Operating Margin for the Period of 2005-2014. Orbit Chart of Syngenta and Monsanto of Progress on Operating Margin and Inventory Turns.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

When it is not in motion, it is classified as inventory. But this took time – we had to “defrag” our supply chain, and eventually I learned we had 59 days of inventory.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

Isabella Adams, a fashion accessories and home decor business based in Tampa, Florida, made a smart move to partner with third party logistics provider Transplace to keep up with its larger competitors.

This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to omnichannel fulfillment, Manhattan Associates introduced Available to Commerce™ , which gives retailers “the power to offer specific units of inventory available for sale in the most appropriate channel (online, store, same-day delivery, etc.)

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

Isabella Adams, a fashion accessories and home decor business based in Tampa, Florida, made a smart move to partner with third party logistics provider Transplace to keep up with its larger competitors.