This map shows every bridge in the United States….and it’s incredible

The Network Effect

This map, prepared by Wonkblog and based on data by the National Bridge Inventory, shows every highway bridge in U.S. The post This map shows every bridge in the United States… and it’s incredible appeared first on The Network Effect.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #1 Offshoring without getting the full picture

Kinaxis

This significantly changes the supply chain picture and must be considered in terms of additional safety stock requirements (which will drive up inventories) and your order promise policies. by John Westerveld. Here, there and everywhere | The economist.

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SMAC in the Middle of Supply Chain Change – Part 3 of Kinaxis & Cognizant Series

Kinaxis

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Toyota and USPS See Opportunities for Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Imagine a bitcoin being a unit of inventory and a digital wallet (“bitcoin address”) being an inventory-keeping location, such as a store, distribution center, or truck trailer.

The Inventory Accuracy “Confidence Gap”

Talking Logistics

The research focused on the inventory visibility and optimization challenges that companies face today related to omni-channel fulfillment and the actions they should take to elevate their omni-channel performance. And it begins with improving their inventory accuracy.

Inventory Management

LeanCor

Companies like Amazon are partnering with the United States Postal Service (USPS) for Sunday Deliveries and testing same-day delivery in major cities, while companies like FedEx and UPS already market same-day delivery capabilities. Inventory Management Strategy.

Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: The Importance of Real-Time Inventory Visibility

Talking Logistics

The research focused on the inventory visibility and optimization challenges that companies face today related to omni-channel fulfillment and the actions they should take to elevate their omni-channel performance.

What is Inventory Carrying Cost?

EMERGE App

But while the newly arrived goods sit in your warehouse, did you know that there are also costs associated with keeping inventory? They are collectively called inventory carrying costs because they need to be paid to hold inventory. What is Inventory Carrying Cost?

Your Trade War Survival Secret: Sales and Operations Planning – Part 1

DynaSys

First, ST must make decisions regarding the size and location of inventories. More tactically, how to adjust inventory stocks across distribution centers? It’s May 2020 (flash forward).

Taming the Long Tail of Inventory

Logility

Now, being a supply chain person, I ask myself, just how much inventory does this company have to maintain to have a part for a 17-year old refrigerator sitting on the shelf and ready to ship? Long-tail inventory strategies concentrate on managing the B, C, D, etc.

The World’s Largest Brands Are Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight COVID-19 Chaos

PINC

In an uncertain world where supply chain disruption is becoming a certainty, here’s how good inventory management enabled by automation can help companies gain the supply chain visibility they need to keep the wheels turning. ” Maintaining the Right Inventory Balance. “To guard against disruption, some retailers hold safety stock or excess raw materials,” Sourcing Journal states.

Preventing 3 Common Inventory Control Issues

Unleashed

For large corporations or SMEs, correctly managing your inventory stock is imperative to achieving an efficient, sustainable and profitable business. Inventory control , however, brings with it many issues but with the right tools, some of the common ones are easily managed. Problems include product stockouts that result in lost sales opportunities and unhappy customers and product spoilage or dead inventory stock which will incur unnecessary costs and tie up storage space.

Turkey Logistics: The Thanksgiving Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

According to the National Turkey Federation, over 730 million pounds of turkey will be consumed in the United States during Thanksgiving. Inventory Management Just for Fun Retail Supply Chain Planning This Week in News

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Benefits of Inventory Serial Number Tracking

EMERGE App

Regular readers will know that we’re big fans of using barcodes and handheld readers for inventory management. Next, we’ll examine the benefits of using serial number tracking for inventory. They do not form part of a saleable stock or the inventory of the business.

Can robots help you manage inventory better?

PINC

In the United States, 250,000 manufacturing plants and warehouses support the activities of 4 million retail stores and ecommerce websites – And all of these operations carry inventory. inventory robotics Logistics Viewpoints warehouse drones

McDonald’s Mesoamérica Supply Chain Response to COVID-19

ToolsGroup

If you do the math there, you have to make 748,000 inventory decisions per month. So our main task now is to consolidate all the purchase and inventory decisions in one team. We had to transfer and move inventories from one place to another, trying to save them as much as possible.

8 Inventory Costing Methods That You Might Not Know About

EMERGE App

Inventory costing or valuation is an accounting concept that has a direct impact on your gross profit and thus taxable income. Methods of valuing inventory are simply different cost-flow assumptions about how to allocate your cost of goods available for sale. Total Sales 1,300 units.

General Motor’s Supply Chain Disaster

Clear Spider

General Motors is a multinational company based in the United States. Series: Inventory Disasters Automation robotics Supply ChainMore commonly known as GM, the corporation manufactures, markets and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts. Today’s post covers how GM experienced a supply chain disaster with the robot mania disaster in the 1980’s. What went wrong? General Motors is a well known corporation and […].

Maurice Sporting Goods Selects Herlitz Inventory Management’s HIMPACT for Daily Forecasting and Analytics, Resulting in Improved Customer Service Level Performance

Herlitz Inventory Management

Since implementing HIMPACT, Maurice Sporting Goods is fully equipped to improve customer service levels, lower inventory, and increase profits. Herlitz Inventory Management delivered a rich, market focused, customized solution that optimizes customer service levels and will increase profits.

Stripe and Inventory Management Software

EMERGE App

It’s not inventory management as that’s why you’re here. No sophisticated online software solution can help you if your payment systems are offline and separate from your inventory management solution. Why use EMERGE App and Stripe for inventory management?

Supply Chain: The True Game of Risk

Supply Chain Shaman

When I was a small child growing up in the mountains of West Virginia in the United States, on snowy days, my family would gather around the kitchen table and play board games. Focus on Multi-Tier Inventory Management.

Indiana Jones and the supply chain bullwhip effect

Kinaxis

A small shift in customer demand essentially cracks the whip, and the further a supplier is from the demand, the more significant the impact, which inevitably leads to increasing swings in inventory for suppliers.

Craft Beer Inventory Management

EMERGE App

Germany had an envious history of centuries of beer brewing before it took off in the United Kingdom and the United States in the 1970s. With this, we can identify business pain points for brewers and how inventory management software , such as EMERGE App, can help resolve them.

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

The Chinese New Year (abbreviated as CNY) in the United States is often nothing more than a blip on the radar. Get prepared for the year of the rat with the best kind of red envelope, keeping your business in stock of inventory! Increase inventory.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Holy See (Vatican City State). Micronesia, Federated States of. Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States.

The importance of having enough inventory for Black Friday & holiday season

TradeGecko

Guest post by Arka Black Friday is one of the most important retail and spending events in the United States. Having strong inventory management is crucial for any wholesale distribution business - especially when coming up to Black Friday the holiday season.

Bring Out the Best in Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

In the Fleetowner article, author Sean Kilcarr discusses a textbook example of a massive supply chain crisis: Hurricane Sandy, which devastated large parts of the United States back in October 2012. Inventory management Miscellanea Supply chain management

3 Tips to Help You Manage Product Recalls

Unleashed

To paint a picture, let’s look back on the peanut butter recall in the United States in 2008-2009. The peanut factory’s inventory stock was contaminated with salmonella and the company’s production chain sent it onwards. This was one of the deadliest and widespread outbreaks that led to 714 sick people and two deaths; people were impacted in 46 states. Check reviews for quality and ask if they have had any issues with their inventory stock.

How COVID-19 Will Change Supply Chains For Good

ToolsGroup

This can lead to large, chunky orders, over-production and ultimately excess inventory throughout the supply chain. Currently, the supply chains in the United States seem to be faring well in this crisis, apart from some strategic products.

Dimensional Weight Pricing – Shoplifting VS. Highway Robbery

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

billion of merchandise shoplifted each year in the United States. Blog Consumer Products Distribution Inventory Management Retail Transportation ManagementTompkins International - Your Supply Chain. The Right Way. According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention there are approximately $13.0 Perhaps surprisingly, it is estimated that almost 85% of goods shoplifted are stolen by employees; leaving only 15.2% -- about $2.0

Dimensional Weight Pricing – Shoplifting VS. Highway Robbery

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

billion of merchandise shoplifted each year in the United States. Blog Consumer Products Distribution Inventory Management Retail Transportation ManagementTompkins International - Your Supply Chain. The Right Way. According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention there are approximately $13.0 Perhaps surprisingly, it is estimated that almost 85% of goods shoplifted are stolen by employees; leaving only 15.2% -- about $2.0

Omni-channel inventory management like the customer matters

RELEX Solutions

The importance of inventory management for efficient e-commerce and omni-channel business is a theme we’ve blogged about fairly regularly. In our ‘ Supply Chain Planning in Online Retail ’ e-book you can also read more about how to improve inventory management in your e-commerce operations.

TradeGecko Payments helps SME wholesalers get paid 3x faster

TradeGecko

Today, the TradeGecko Payment platform is available in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Canada and New Zealand. Inventory Software

What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.

Transplace

Inventory and storage constraints. Those surveyed also provided an estimate of the revenue decline since March 1, when the United States began making policy changes in response to the virus. Depleted inventory due to customer demand.

Replenishment 101: What is replenishment?

SupplyPike

Walmart has over 4,700 stores in the United States alone and 42 regional distribution centers (not including grocery or import centers). Retail + Analytics Supply Chain chargebacks inventory management out of stocks replenishment sso supply chainWhat is replenishment?

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