Inventory Optimization: How to Handle Slow Movers

BlueYonder

Do you know how many boxes of raspberry gourmet coffee Kroger should keep at their store in rural Georgia? You may be wondering why the number of raspberry gourmet coffee boxes Kroger has in their inventory at their store in rural Georgia even matters, but it does and here’s why: Inventory management is a critical part of every company’s supply chain and is a large part of the operating costs in all industries.

Inventory Optimization: How to Handle Slow Movers

BlueYonder

Do you know how many boxes of raspberry gourmet coffee Kroger should keep at their store in rural Georgia? You may be wondering why the number of raspberry gourmet coffee boxes Kroger has in their inventory at their store in rural Georgia even matters, but it does and here’s why: Inventory management is a critical part of every company’s supply chain and is a large part of the operating costs in all industries.

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MIT Research: The Effects of Dynamic Safety Stocks on Inventory and Service Levels

RELEX Solutions

A firm that manages items with varying importance throughout the year can use dynamic service levels to have the right inventory at the right time. To build trust in an inventory policy, the insights and experience of key stakeholders should be used in developing the policy. The Right Inventory at the Right Time. ” During holidays or promotions, this method of inventory management is all too common.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Stick with Lean Manufacturing Principles

USC Consulting Group

One of the most successful and widely utilized in the manufacturing sector is just-in-time inventory. Steve Cahillane, CEO for the breakfast cereal giant Kellogg’s, told The Wall Street Journal the company is considering amending its just-in-time inventory approach.

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The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Georgia-Pacific, for instance is increasing short term production. Environment Freight and Logistics Inventory Management Supply Chain Management Coronavirus Toilet PaperSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! Our recent trips to Costco and Walmart, in mid March 2020, had one thing in particular in common.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Georgia. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”.

Food and Beverage Industry Reevaluating Strategies to Combat Coronavirus

USC Consulting Group

Inventory management more of a priority. For example, inventory management has always been something that consultants have promoted, but it appears that more organizations are taking this advice more seriously. Griffith Lynch, executive director for the Georgia Ports Authority, noted in a recent group discussion that he’s witnessed the degree to which organizations have inquired and focused on smart storage strategies.

Live Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University, and is an APICS Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM). Director, Global Operations, Sales, Supply and Inventory Planning. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina and Master’s in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech. CSCP certified in 2010, Benji has broad experience in demand, supply, inventory, and financial risk planning.

Critical Questions to Analyze Total Cost in Your Inbound Logistics Strategy

LeanCor

Inventory management and associated carrying costs. Are the purchasing discounts and incentives designed to motivate large shipments resulting in high inventory levels? Are we minimizing transportation cost relative only to transportation cost or do we consider warehousing and inventory carrying costs when making transportation decisions? Do we calculate inventory carrying costs? Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute | Savannah, GA.

On-Demand Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University, and is an APICS Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM). Director, Global Operations, Sales, Supply and Inventory Planning. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina and Master’s in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech. CSCP certified in 2010, Benji has broad experience in demand, supply, inventory, and financial risk planning.

Top 10 Benefits of Third-Party Warehousing Solutions

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

A 3PL provider can provide access to technology like a warehouse management system (WMS) for tracking inventory, shipment status, and other tracking information, giving you the peace of mind that your products experience professional care.

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

PINC

expansion in the first quarter, which mostly was buoyed by lower imports and higher inventories< , JOC reports. Following on its heels was Georgia-based Ready Trucking, which had 108 power units and 91 drivers. Here are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

Lowe’s also had distribution centers in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina with extra supplies ready and waiting. This involved in some cases, diverting some inventory bound for other regions. Up to date inventory status. by Joe Cannata With Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic Coast in over 10 years that has already brought severe damage to Haiti, the Bahamas and several Southeastern U.S.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

The ability to administer your cloud supply chain in the real time makes your order processing, warehousing, inventory management, transportation and overall pricing more scalable and thus cheaper. Helen works and lives in Atlanta, Georgia. The cloud-based solutions and applications are quickly conquering the markets all over the world; they deemed to be highly scalable, easy to manage and cost-effective.

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. It is now closed at the start of a busy shipping season as companies prepare for holiday inventory builds. This morning the Washington Post rang. The reporter wanted to discuss the implications of Hurricane Florence. The question was simple, “What will be the impact of Hurricane Florence on the supply chain?” ” The answer is not so easy. The implications are far-reaching.

What is an Outside-In Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

Companies no longer have excess material inventories at a time when prices fall, or a shortage of inventories at a time of increased demand. Mr. Katz earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. . If you want to stay ahead of your competition, take the step beyond the traditional approach to supply chain.

Blue Ridge Recognized as a Leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record

Blue Ridge

Cloud supply chain planning and inventory optimization provider moves from the “Niche Players” quadrant to “Leaders” quadrant. ATLANTA, GEORGIA (PRWEB) JANUARY 22, 2016. Today, the company provides retail and distribution customers a unified solution across all supply chain planning functions- demand forecasting, demand and supply planning, replenishment and allocation, multi-echelon inventory optimization, sales and operations planning (S&OP), and collaboration.

The Importance of Customer Experience

OptiProERP

It prioritizes, tracks, reports on and manages real-time shop floor activities, including: calculating work in progress, ensuring that machines are up and running efficiently, tracking actual inventory levels, and more. Haven Manufacturing of Brunswick, Georgia is a full-service design and manufacturing company that specializes in the production of machinery and equipment for the metal tube processing industry.

‘Best in Class’ Supply chain from a Road warrior perspective – Part 4

Kinaxis

When I refer to supply chain technology, I am talking about software to support the fundamental supply chain business processes — Demand, Supply, Inventory Planning, and Sales and Operations Planning. You inventory is in the wrong place at the wrong time. consider Atlanta, Georgia, which had a surge in the sale of electric cars due to a price rebate offered to the buyers. by Carol McIntosh Insight #4 – Embracing Supply Chain Technology as a way to change SCM.

Hurricane Florence: What We Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Elementum

Hurricane Florence’s path may affect over 4,000 manufacturing and distribution facilities in the Carolinas and Georgia, potentially impacting suppliers to multiple sectors. The alarming track of Florence led Georgia’s governor to declare a state of emergency Wednesday afternoon for all of the state’s 159 counties, home to 10.5 Mitigate this as much as possible by moving at-risk inventory to strategic locations.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Obsolete and excess inventory carriage are more preventable. Caterpillar also returned about 1,900 jobs to Texas and Georgia to build construction equipment. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring. We first started writing about and featuring reshoring content back in September of 2013, and have since added 10 more reshoring related posts in our reshoring blog category.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

Breaking Down Perception Barriers to Women in Leadership

JDA software

My work allowed me to touch and gain experience in sourcing, inventory management, manufacturing and fulfillment operations. Most recently, I joined the board of TAGed, the non-profit arm of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). This blog features insights from Regenia Sanders, EY Advisory Principal for the Supply Chain and Operations practice. Regenia leads the Americas Supply Chain practice for the industrial products sector.

Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Elementum

Hurricane Florence’s path may affect over 4,000 manufacturing and distribution facilities in the Carolinas and Georgia, potentially impacting suppliers to multiple sectors. The alarming track of Florence led Georgia’s governor to declare a state of emergency Wednesday afternoon for all of the state’s 159 counties, home to 10.5 Mitigate this as much as possible by moving at-risk inventory to strategic locations.

A Brief History of the Founding of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC)

NC State SCRC

As you know, we lost Cecil last year, and I still miss his whistling and Georgia drawl in the hallways. And every project we do here, although they may all look at things like market intelligence, cost modeling, inventory analysis, business process analysis, or whatever is unique. The following is a transcript of the speech I gave to individuals who attended our SCRC 20th Anniversary Event this past April 2019.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Companies must invest in and balance their inventories more wisely to ensure optimal on-shelf availability in all commercial outlets.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

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. ATLANTA, GEORGIA April 20, 2016. Holistic technology for forecasting and advanced order projection capabilities will allow us to profitably execute supply chain operations by achieving our service goals with the most cost-effective inventory investment possible.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Finally, the system should enable intelligent inventory location management to ensure optimal on-shelf availability for the end customers. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Resiliency; the Fine Art of Balancing E-commerce & Brick and Mortar Investments

BlueYonder

This week at North American e-Tail Operations Summit ( NAEOS ) in Atlanta, Georgia, Best Buy took the stage to share on their journey of how they re-centered their customer focus and throughout 2013-2018 focused on, “Renew Blue” to work on their brand identity and delivery to their customers which resulted in a 100% YoY growth in their customer delivery accuracy and volume flow. The more places we could potentially store our inventory, the more inventory we’re likely to carry.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Inventory levels. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART.

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10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

For one company the added value will lie in avoiding running below capacity and in reducing inventory while for another it will be the controlled scaling up of new products and services, but it always revolves around being able to anticipate and adapt the chain to developments in a timely and integral manner in order to achieve the strategic objectives. Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Management at the helm.

Three Blue Ridge Executives Named 2016 Supply Chain Pros to Know

Blue Ridge

ATLANTA, GEORGIA ( BUSINESS WIRE ) February 17, 2016. We enable our customers to increase revenue at lower costs by delivering an unprecedented level of precision and accuracy to forecast, plan and purchase inventory. Implemented in as little as 90 days, Blue Ridge ensures products are available at the right time, without incurring excess inventory cost.

Ace Hardware International Implements Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning

Blue Ridge

ATLANTA, GEORGIA ( BUSINESS WIRE )-- June 7, 2016. Blue Ridge provides a complete solution, with extensive multi-echelon inventory optimization capabilities, enabling us to increase service levels by efficiently and effectively aligning inventory across our worldwide supply chain.”. We enable our customers to increase revenue at lower costs by delivering an unprecedented level of precision and accuracy to forecast, plan and purchase inventory.