[WHITE PAPER] 4 Strategic Considerations when Considering Offshoring Parts of your Supply Chain

Cerasis

White Paper: Hidden Risks and Costs in an Offshore Supply Chain. In this new white paper from The Rodon Group, they’ll examine three strategic areas to include in your supplier selection process: Cost, Scheduling, and Compliance. Supply Chain White Papers offshoring

White paper: Inventory Management by the “Prevailing Winds”

Herlitz Inventory Management

How can you sustain profitable inventory levels when different departments have conflicting priorities? This white paper will show you how to optimize your business for: Customer Service. Inventory. Download the Full White Paper.

Survey Results: Strategies for Inventory Optimization

E2open

Inventory management is a key contributor to the bottom line for every company with a supply chain. Clear visibility to all inventory in all locations eludes many companies, leading to inaccurate inventory forecasting and costly expedites, among other problems.

Nucleus Research: Inventory Optimization Value Matrix

E2open

Inventory optimization solutions are a key lever which can enable companies to streamline operations while maintaining service levels and freeing up working capital. The post Nucleus Research: Inventory Optimization Value Matrix appeared first on E2open® | Demand.

White Paper Supply Chain Performance Management

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Content Being Accessed: White Paper Supply Chain Performance Management. Excellent classic white paper from Dr. Hau Lee at Stanford on supply chain performance management. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Labor Management Systems.

Lean Manufacturing White Paper - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Content Being Accessed: Lean Manufacturing White Paper: Strategies To Run a Lean Supply Chain. Excellent White Paper by Ventana Research. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai.

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Don’t let incorrect design assumptions affect supply chain performance

Kinaxis

Download Greenbaum’s white paper, Kinaxis’ Self-Healing Supply Chain: Machine Learning in Service of Supply Chain Excellence. Self-Healing Supply Chain Self-Healing Supply Chain white paper supply chain analysis supply chain excellence supply chain performance

White Paper: Improving Forecast Accuracy - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Content Being Accessed: White Paper: Improving Forecast Accuracy. White paper from Logility on Keys to Improving Forecast Accuracy. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai.

TMS: The Mighty Software What Is TMS and How Does It Work?

GTG Technology Group

The better side of this idea provides important delivery, inventory, and cash flow aspects to businesses and drivers. Another way TMS works well with companies and their drivers is by lowering their inventory requirements. What Does TMS Stand For?

Digital Inventory Management Key Battleground in Transformation of Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Cerasis

As e-commerce growth accelerates, shippers are working overtime to manage available inventory. It catalyzed brick-and-mortar retailers to offer online shopping opportunities, which require much more than manual inventory management practices. Download White Paper.

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

Cerasis

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. What is the future of digitization as it relates to inventory management. Download White Paper.

Replenishment Manual – Finding the Root Cause of an Instock Issue

SupplyPike

In the last few years, one of Walmart’s primary goal has been clear – to increase on shelf availability to customers while reducing overall inventory levels. Products Retail + Analytics Supply Chain Uncategorized White Papers analytics instocks otif out of stocks replenishment replenishment manual

IoT Inspired Smart Warehouses Are Reinventing Inventory Management

Cerasis

The internet allows for unlimited scalability and boosted efficiency in warehouse inventory management. The so-called “smart warehouse” takes advantage of these defining factors by connecting systems to streamline inventory management and overall productivity. The Problem: Warehouses Lacking IoT-Based Technologies Lose Opportunities The cost for internet connectivity is decreasing, but some warehouses, operating on legacy systems, are still using paper-based processes.

The Status Quo is Killing You

Blue Ridge

Retailers and distributors need to make changes in order to keep up with customers and ensure product availability - without creating pockets of excess and misaligned inventory that force costly corrective measures to meet customer demand. White Papers

The Benefits of Evolved Vendor Managed Inventory Model Led by Web-Based VMI

Cerasis

So why do we feature content related to Vendor Managed Inventory? In a VMI model, part of the equation is the inbound & outbound flow of the inventory. Inventory is then put on pallets and shipped as freight. ” Vendor Managed Inventory Model: A Quick Back Story.

Retail Inventory Management Tips to Get The Most Out of Your Warehouse

Cerasis

The wrong retail inventory management strategy increases carrying costs and makes it impossible to stay competitive. Common obstacles encountered when it comes to effective inventory management include having poor visibility into fast-moving versus slow-moving product, extensive travel times between bin locations, and lost revenue due to poor labor productivity. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

4 Reasons for Carrying Safety Stock Inventory

EazyStock

In both of these cases, customer service levels are negatively impacted by a completely preventable challenge – if only you’d been carrying safety stock inventory! To keep customer service levels high, accurately calculated safety stock inventory is a necessity.

Winning the Inventory Battle in the Consumer Products Industry

Logility

From a supply chain standpoint the battle for new product profitability relies largely on two key capabilities, developing accurate new product forecasts and optimizing new product inventory. reduction in finished goods inventory (days). Capability 2: Optimize New Product Inventory.

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.

Logistics 2.0: Warehousing Survey Results & White Paper Review

FLEXE

</a>, we discuss the survey commissioned by FLEXE and the resulting white paper. Every day businesses come to FLEXE because they either have more inventory than they have warehouse capacity, or they have more warehouse space than they need. In the survey, 75% of respondents reported what they consider significant inventory fluctuations throughout a given year. We were also interested in what's driving these inventory fluctuations.

Get Smarter - Inventory Optimization

Logility

Increase inventory turns. You could increase inventory to get you to the high 90s. You can decrease inventory to improve turns and obsolescence but then you sacrifice service. Optimize inventory on multiple levels. Analyze inventory based on form and function.

It’s Time to Revisit Vendor Managed Inventory

synchrono

A few decades ago, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) was a hot topic. Many manufacturers saw it as a way to reduce inventory levels and costs. As materials are received into inventory, they are scanned into the system – and, they are scanned again when consumed.

Get Smarter - Inventory Optimization

Logility

Increase inventory turns. You could increase inventory to get you to the high 90s. You can decrease inventory to improve turns and obsolescence but then you sacrifice service. Optimize inventory on multiple levels. Analyze inventory based on form and function. Related Content: White Paper: 6 Keys to Exceeding Expectations with Inventory Optimization Initiatives. Webcast: Is Your Inventory A Competitive Advantage?

Five Things You Can Do This Week to Reduce Inventory: Part IV

Demand Solutions

We’ve already covered a lot of ground on the topic of inventory reduction. If you don’t believe me, take a look at an excess inventory report sometime. Inventory that is stocked in several warehouses is harder to track—and harder to control.

Four Inventory Optimization Questions Every Life Sciences Supply Chain Team Should Ask Itself

Logility

How do you know if meaningful inventory optimization is possible for your life sciences organization? Supply chains in all branches of the industry involve high-value, high-margin items that tend to trap large amounts of working capital in excess inventory, so the potential benefit is real.

Four Inventory Optimization Questions Every Life Sciences Supply Chain Team Should Ask Itself

Logility

How do you know if meaningful inventory optimization is possible for your life sciences organization? Supply chains in all branches of the industry involve high-value, high-margin items that tend to trap large amounts of working capital in excess inventory, so the potential benefit is real.

Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization Gets Cool

Logility

We’ve been in the Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) business for more than 10 years helping companies such as Procter & Gamble, HP and Stanley Black & Decker gain competitive value through reduced inventory, freed-up working capital and improved service levels. We, along with our customers, think Voyager Inventory Optimization is cool. We often hear companies say their current ERP provides inventory optimization.

Five Things You Can Do This Week to Reduce Inventory: Part II

Demand Solutions

In my last blog post , I mentioned that I’d be sharing five steps you can take to start reducing your inventory as soon as this week. If you read my first post and took my advice, you’ve already set a goal for inventory reduction.

Five Things You Can Do This Week to Reduce Inventory: Part V

Demand Solutions

In my previous articles on reducing inventory, I’ve explained the importance of setting a goal , fine-tuning your safety stock strategy , reducing your high-side forecast bias , and reducing stocking locations. You’ll end up with a lower average inventory level.

[PODCAST] The State of the Food & Grocery Supply Chain & The Impact of the “The Whole Foods” Effect

Cerasis

Download White Paper. Download White Paper. The Nightmare on Inventory Street: How Out-of-Stocks Hurt Your Business and How to Overcome the Issue. Download White Paper. Download White Paper. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s episode, Cerasis welcomes back Greg Braun, Senior Vice President of C3 Solutions, a yard management & dock scheduling software company.

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Five Things You Can Do This Week to Reduce Inventory: Part III

Demand Solutions

I’ve already shared the first two steps you can take to reduce inventory: set a goal , and develop a safety stock strategy. You’re not going to make any lasting headway on inventory reduction unless you can get your sales forecasts under control. Where were we?

The Changing Face of Vendor Managed Inventory

Logility

This is clearly a subject area, similar to S&OP and inventory optimization , that is top of mind for many industry leaders. Related Content: White Paper: 5 Steps to Ensure Collaborative VMI Success. Podcast: Collaborative Vendor Managed Inventory (Part 1). VMI is back.

Lean Manufacturing White Paper: A Holistic Approach to Lean

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Content Being Accessed: Lean Manufacturing White Paper: A Holistic Approach to Lean. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization.

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Lean Manufacturing White Paper: 5 Ways ERP Can Enable Lean

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Content Being Accessed: Lean Manufacturing White Paper: 5 Ways ERP Can Enable Lean. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization.

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Five Things You Can Do This Week to Reduce Inventory: Part I

Demand Solutions

Want to reduce your inventory? And the best inventory reductions are done in a targeted, highly strategic fashion—not blindly and across-the-board. Everybody blames a bad sales forecast for the excess inventory. Take Steps Now to Reduce Inventory.