Discussing inventory strategies and warehousing options.
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What are the five types of inventory? We go over the different types of inventory or stock that businesses use in their processes.
What are the different item codes? These include GTIN-14, UPCs, SKUs, EANs, and others. We explain them and how to use them.
What is aggregate inventory management? In this article, learn about aggregate inventory management, the benefits, and how to implement it.
What is Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)? Learn about VMI, how it benefits both retailers and suppliers, and implementing it.
Have you heard of cross-docking? We go over the types of cross-docking, the benefits and drawbacks, and who should use it.
What is stock control (AKA inventory control)? Learn about the various methods of stock control, pros and cons, and implementing it.
In the warehousing world, you may have heard the term TI/HI or Tie-High. This common logistics term refers to pallet stacking.
What are the different segments of a barcode? How are barcodes used? What is the anatomy of a barcode? We dive into this and more.
Learn how to improve your on-shelf availability, measure your in-stocks, and prepare for surpluses and promotions.
Learn how modern vendors and retailers are measuring on-shelf availability (OSA) so that products are always there for the consumer.
SKU rationalization is the procedure of deciding whether you should retain or suspend a product. It is a thorough cleanup of your inventory.
Which products, customers, or purchased parts are the largest contributors to your company’s success? Use ABC analysis to find out.
Backorders are the process of giving your customers the facility of placing orders even when you have insufficient stock.
Procurement touches every aspect of a supplier's business. See the benefits of a procurement process and the top five best practices.
A Store-Specific Order is needed to combat unexpected store out-of-stocks. It can also be used to stock stores in anticipation of special events.