Inventory Management

LeanCor

I propose three strategies that should get us closer to the goal, but require operational commitment of our supply chain and our company culture as a whole. Inventory Management Strategy. The closer we are to our customers, the less we spend on outbound freight.

[PODCAST] Why Digital Tools to Optimize Inventory Management Allows Supply Chain Execs to Stay More Strategic at Every Link in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s episode, we welcome Margaret Bendis, US Marketing Specialist for a company called EazyStock a cloud-based software-as-a-solution (SaaS) that optimizes inventory management.

10 Commandments of Inventory Management

Supply Chain Opz

Inventory management is one of the most important tasks for supply chain management professionals. However, most inventory control theories are too complicated or too difficult to apply to real world situations.

Inventory Management Techniques That You Need to Know About

EMERGE App

Not Another List of Inventory Management Techniques. I want to start by saying that this is not an exhaustive list of all the possible inventory management techniques available for all industries. What Should You Care About Inventory Management?

Supply Chain Visibility: Beyond “Where’s My Truck?”

Talking Logistics

I’ve been an industry analyst for over 20 years and achieving timely and accurate supply chain visibility has always been — and continues to be — a top priority for companies across all industries. The Maturing of the Supply Chain.

What is Web Based Inventory Management Software?

EMERGE App

You run a lean business model with minimal overheads and using web-based inventory management software plays a big part in this. And you expect the same standard for inventory management software. What to Expect from Web-Based Inventory Management Software.

10 Inventory Management Hacks You Can Do in 10 Days

Supply Chain Opz

Inventory management is one of the most important tasks for supply chain management professionals. However, most inventory control theories are too complicated or too difficult to apply to real world situations.

Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

Talking Logistics

Casey and Paul Vigna – that opened my eyes to bitcoin’s true potential: as a new operating system for supply chain networks. A supply chain blockchain application, therefore, could be used to record the balances and transfers of inventory across a distributed supply chain network.

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[PODCAST] The Current State of Warehouse Management Systems & Their Role in Creating a More Effective Supply Chain

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Jason Rosing, co-founder of Veridian the leading professional services provider of supply chain solutions & services. Veridian helps clients deploy Manhattan Associates, HighJump Software, and JDA Software’s latest supply chain suite to talk about the current state of warehouse management systems.

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Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? When I started my career the term “Supply Chain” had just been coined. What is it about Supply Chain that makes it such an appealing career path?

White paper: Inventory Management by the “Prevailing Winds”

Herlitz Inventory Management

How can you sustain profitable inventory levels when different departments have conflicting priorities? Inventory. Freight. The perceived result is the inventory reduction that the CFO needed, so he then moves on to “bother another department,” as Anders would say.

What Supply Chain Risks Must Supply Chain Execs Keep Top of Mind?

Cerasis

Risk permeates supply chains. The best-laid plans to avoid as many risks as possible often fall on deaf ears in supply chain management, but supply chain executives who take the time to understand the greatest threats can successfully position their companies to overcome such risks. While there are thousands of possible supply chain risks in various supply chains, supply chain execs should keep these risks top of mind.

Is it time to integrate your supply chain design with execution?

JDA software

It wasn’t that long ago that integrating all the strategic, operational and tactical aspects of your end-to-end supply chain was considered a pipe dream. its inventory management and where and how well it deploys inventory to optimize customer service levels and profitability.

What Exactly Is Supply Chain Management? 10 Different Definitions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When I began my career there was no such thing as “Supply Chain ManagementSupply Chain was not a title to be found anywhere on any organization chart. So what exactly is the definition of “Supply Chain Management”?

What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

What is Supply Chain Management? To someone who is starting out their career, or who is new to the field of Supply Chain, it is understandable that there may be confusion as to the definition of SCM. The post What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)?

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The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

Today, is day two of our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation Management , Freight. The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017. Supply Chai

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

However, one thing that should come to mind is the prowess of the retail giant’s supply chain excellence. Walmart would not have the ability to provide such low prices and have consistent inventory in the over 5,000 stores in the United States and over 1.3

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Kevin Doubleday who discusses the importance of blockchain within the supply chain. Current Supply Chains don’t operate at the cadence of business. Integrating Blockchain within the Supply Chain could change that. When we are asked about “killer” use cases for blockchain within enterprise systems, Supply Chain is the usual suspect — and for good reason.

Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption Through Analytics: A Brief Guide

Cerasis

Using analytics in the supply chain has the most potential to dramatically reduce costs of supply chain management, as well as minimizing supply chain disruption. Unfortunately, the upfront investment costs for deploying the technology necessary to use analytics can be difficult to justify, so Warehouse Managers need to know a few things about house analytics to enable the minimization of supply chain disruptions. Supply Chai

Is Inventory Waste or an Asset?

Supply Chain Shaman

Next week is the annual Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , and summit preparation is on my agenda for the weekend. We feel so strongly about this that we do not have an inventory planning role.” His feeling was that inventory is an asset to manage.

Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

Cerasis

As we head into 2016, we are featuring our most read articles of 2015 in our five main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. We will take a break next week in the series, as this Marketing Manager is going on vacation. The new year will then bring series on trends and on the state of some of the business functions and technology used in proper transportation and logistics management.

5 ways ERP improves inventory visibility in your supply chain

OptiProERP

Inventory visibility is one of the critical aspects of any manufacturing business. It helps organizations understand how much inventory is available, at what location , and at any given point of time. What Improved Inventory Visibility does. Inventory ties up money.

Closing the Gaps in Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

You may have very good visibility in some areas of your supply chain, but have poor visibility or blind spots in other areas such as transportation. Supply Chain Visibility Gaps. John noted that the complexity of supply chain operations is a key factor, especially now that more companies must deal with international shipments such as ocean freight.

5 Quick Solutions for Simplifying Supply Chains

Unleashed

Supply chains are becoming increasingly complex so simplifying them can be a complicated matter. In an attempt to get back to supply chain basics, companies need to scrutinise their processes, from procurement through to storage and shipping. Here are five quick solutions for simplifying supply chains: Clear the clutter. Map out your supply chains to get a sense of how products move. Simplify supply chain tracking.

The (Internet of Things) IOT Supply Chain Benefits Now Coming Clearer

Cerasis

The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be popping up in more conversations throughout the entire supply chain , and more businesses have turned towards IoT experts for guidance on how to take advantage of its benefits. The IoT Supply Chain and Shipping Processes.

Bring Out the Best in Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

by Kevin McGowan A recent article in Fleetowner shed some light on the human aspects of supply chain management. Professor of Supply Chain Procurement at Rutgers University), the article discusses some key traits held by the best supply chain managers.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

For example, 3PLs and software vendors did pay more attention to serving the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and companies in the Energy and Process Industries (see TMS for SMB: Breaking Down the Barriers , Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste , and Collaboration and Optimization in the Oil & Gas Industry ). Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target.

Cloud Supply Chain Management: SCM’s Head is in the Clouds…and For Good Reason

Cerasis

The use of cloud computing in supply change management is not some dark, forbidden territory any longer. The cloud is making new, innovative transportation management systems (TMS) available to more shippers. Oracle Leading the Charge in Cloud Supply Chain Management.

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Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain! Imagine what the future will look like in Supply Chain! There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. Supply Chain as a Service (SCaaS).

5 Most Popular Supply Chain Blog Posts of 2015…So Far

Cerasis

Far" series today highlighting supply chain blog posts. Supply Chain is just one of our five main categories we are covering all this week, which consist of: Logistics, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Freight, and Transportation. Like the logistics and manufacturing blog posts, the supply chain blog posts featured below are all also written in 2015. Most Popular Supply Chain Blog Posts from the Cerasis Blog for 2015 So Far.

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The Supply Chain Game Changer Job Board!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Quantum Leap to the Top 10 Supply Chain Skills of the Future! . We’ve just introduced a new Job Board here at Supply Chain Game Changer! So we now have the Jobs Board at Supply Chain Game Changer for which we have partnered with ZipRecruiter!

Challenges in the Cannabis Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Blog post originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Argentus a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Drawing Lessons From Tesla’s Supply Chain Issues!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Check out McDonald’s Supply Chain Challenge: Switching from Frozen to Fresh Burgers! Then, in 2017, various press outlets reported on a number of issueswith the Model 3’s Supply Chain, specifically issues related to the vehicle’s battery design, as well as issues with manufacturing automation. Take ownership for Supply Chain failures rather than blaming suppliers.

Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value

Cerasis

The application of data can help shippers gain control of shipping costs and make informed decisions, and the top freight data trends for 2019 exemplify how the use of a transportation management system (TMS) can further this cause.

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Supply Chain as a Service (SCaaS)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This was my first experience with Outsourcing, or what I refer to as “Supply Chain as a Service” (SCaaS). But beyond just software virtually every other aspect of Supply Chain is available as an outsourced, on-demand service. Supply Chain as a Service (SCaaS).

The Target Canada Story and the Brand Impact of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Brand Protection – The Definitive Role of the Supply Chain! But in reality the Supply Chain organization has an enormous role to play as the Supply Chain can positively or negatively impact your brand in many significant and different ways. One of the most pronounced examples of the role of the Supply Chain in serving and protecting your brand is found in the story of Target Canada. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

13 Amazing Logistics & Supply Chain Mobile Applications

EazyStock

To stay ahead, tech-smart operations, savvy professionals are using logistics and supply chain mobile applications as must-have tools for operational excellence. Using every tool available to you will allow for improvement in supply chain functionality, productivity, and profitability.