Manhattan upgrades inventory planning and replenishment tool

DC Velocity

Software platform lets retailers position goods closer to customers in complex omnichannel environments, firm says. Technology

Drone-Powered Digital Inventory

Logistics Viewpoints

Even though 90% of inventory is stationary in the supply chain, inventory accuracy at distribution centers, warehouses, and plants ranges from 89% to 99%*. That’s because most of the inventory management process is still a manual activity. Knowing what inventory is on hand at any given time in the supply chain—and then tying that data to transportation and delivery—is a never-ending challenge for most companies. Guest Commentary Inventory Management

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Rising inventory: Stock lots

Automotive Logistics

In any retail business, inventory management is a delicate balancing act. By the time vehicle manufacturers responded to the change, ports and distribution parks were overflowing with unsold vehicles and logistics personnel were scrambling to find places to keep their excess inventory.

Inventory Planning and Replenishment Solution

Material Handling and Logistics

has announced updates to its Manhattan Active Inventory solution designed to help retailers optimize inventory in an increasingly complex omnichannel environment Manhattan Associates Inc.

Take control of your inventory in 5 steps

Damco

Inventory management is a continuous and delicate balancing act between having the right stock on the shelves and not tying up more working capital than is necessary. However, good inventory management is not as straightforward as it seems.

Inventory Forecasts

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Forecasting is the prediction of what happens to a given element within the framework of a given set of conditions. The basic objective of a forecast is to reduce the range of uncertainty within which decisions are made that affect the future of the business and with it to all parties involved.

UPS launches inventory tracking tool for medical device manufacturers

DC Velocity

Cloud-based platform based on collaboration with WebOps and Baxter Planning, UPS says. Technology

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Inventories Continue to Grow

10xLogistics

For those who read this blog regularly, you know a key metric I track regularly is the Inventory to Sales ratio. Finally, we all know inventory ties up working capital, has the problems of obsolescence, damage and shrinkage and consumes resources.

JCB adopts Apex system for better inventory control

Automotive Logistics

Construction equipment manufacturer JCB has adopted new software to better manage inventory at its main plant in Uttoxeter, UK. The post JCB adopts Apex system for better inventory control appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Warehouse Inventory Using Drones

Logistics Business Magazine

After almost two years of development, the completely automatic warehouse inventory solution using drones, perfected by Geodis and Delta Drone, will be operational at the end of 2018. The post Warehouse Inventory Using Drones appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Walmart’s Inventory Management

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

From the previous lesson about managing inventory, I suppose we can also learn a thing or two by looking at Walmart’s inventory management practice. Walmart categorize their inventories into many types. This type of inventory is naturally replenished regularly.

Tips To Control Apparel Inventory And Warehouse Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Warehouse efficiency relies on effective inventory control, accurate forecasting, and end-to-end product tracking to make sure your deliveries are made on time with a minimal investment of effort and money. Utilize the Right Apparel Inventory Management System.

Macroeconomic Monday® - Inventory to Sales Ratio

10xLogistics

While I was out", the inventory to sales ratio in the economy has made a very nice move. While not even close to the post recession area it is starting to move down which indicates the bleeding off of inventory has begun. Inventories to Sales Ratio.

Can Robots Help You Manage Inventory Better?

Logistics Viewpoints

In the United States, 250,000 manufacturing plants and warehouses support the activities of 4 million retail stores and e-commerce websites – and all of these operations carry inventory. But in the warehouses, less than 10 percent are using automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) to manage and move their inventories. The post Can Robots Help You Manage Inventory Better?

Cycle Inventory in Supply Chain Management

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

As we were studying logistics and supply chain, something occurred to me: why couldn’t we simply order a lot so that we have enough inventory for a long period of time? Inventory depends on several things: – Demand (which has a certain degree of uncertainty ).

Inventory Checks Powered By Drones

Talking Logistics

Drones are enabling organizations to use employees more efficiently and improve inventory accuracy in a world where consumers want everything cheap and now. Every company on the planet that has a significant supply chain operation is plagued by inventory reconciliation problems.

Inventory Control with the RFID System

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

One of the goals of inventory management is to make the processes smarter. Despite the fact that controlling the inventory via barcodes was a revolution, it has major disadvantages.

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HOW DOES IKEA MANAGE ITS INVENTORY

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Using IKEA’s proprietary inventory system, logistics managers know what is sold through point-of-sale (POS) data and how much inventory comes into the store through direct shipping and from distribution centers through warehouse management system data.

Inventory Management Vinyl Tag Protectors

Material Handling and Logistics

A line of hanging vinyl label holders, pockets and tag protectors that feature high-strength magnets to hang tough for a wide range of inventory management applications are available from Vinylenvelope.com.

Inventories Are Heading in The Right Direction

10xLogistics

Anyone who follows me knows I feel very strongly about the Total Inventory to Sales Ratio and how it forecasts the future for transportation (in the near term). If inventories rise over a period of time then it only stands to reason companies will start cutting them back.

Inventory Management Key in Digital Transformation of Brick and Mortar Retail

Material Handling and Logistics

“In order to remain competitive with e-commerce retailers and other brick and mortar rivals, physical stores will soon be adopting IoT and AI-enabled inventory tools as the standard, rather than the exception

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Making the Case for FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics

Logistics Management

FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics is designed to help companies streamline and drive costs out of their aftermarket service supply chains to meet customer service level agreements and grow their bottom-line revenues

Inventory Management App for Android Devices

Material Handling and Logistics

SupplyPro has introduced SupplyMobile, an Android-based mobile app that tracks, manages and optimizes inventories, regardless of where or how they are controlled

Logistics as a part of my everyday life / Inventory Management

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Inventory Management is a part of Supply Chain management/Logistics. It is supposed to keep track of what goes in and what goes out of company’s inventory. The inventory can be separated into a stock area of the single components and an area for the finish product.

Production Cart for Inventory Management

Material Handling and Logistics

Creform Corp. has developed a cart that allows a company to hold automobile exhaust parts for line-side presentation

Dynamic Inventory Control, and DHL supply chain solution

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

DHL solutions design team offers a wide portfolio of experience and support, from logistics network strategy, transport design, warehouse design, and simulation, to operational improvement and inventory analysis. Dynamic Inventory Control.

Don’t sleep on the inventory-to-sales ratio

Logistics Management

One clear byproduct of an improving economy is the clear sign of the current state of United States inventory levels. Remember, it was not all that long ago that the “inventory glut” was a real drag on transportation productivity in more ways than one, whether it was decreased production, slower and longer transit times, and other related inefficiencies, too.

Mobile Solutions for Retail Inventory Management

Material Handling and Logistics

Honeywell has introduced new mobile solutions to help retailers improve productivity, streamline operations and deliver a better shopping experience in their brick-and-mortar stores

Total Business Inventory to Sales Ratios

10xLogistics

On March 13, 2013 the census bureau released the numbers showing the total business inventories to sales ratio for January. If you remember, I posted the wholesale numbers a few days back at this post and said I was getting concerned about the inventory levels backing up in the supply chain.

Editor’s Pick: The Ideal Inventory Optimization Approach for Omni-channel Retailers

Talking Logistics

In this post, Scott Fenwick, Manhattan Associates ’ senior director of product management, describes how to take inventory optimization in an omni-channel environment to the next level. There are many reasons why: When the distribution center (DC) is out of something displayed on the website, it can be fulfilled from store inventory. What do superconsumers have to do with inventory optimization?

Don’t sleep on the inventory-to-sales ratio

247 Customs Broker

One byproduct of an improving economy is the current state of United States inventory levels. And let’s not forget that when higher inventory levels are intact, the less amount of freight there is on the roads, rails, planes, and aboard U.S.-bound

Balancing Your Inventory with Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Balancing inventory can be tricky; too much or too little can cost you in the long run. Use these tips to accurately and efficiently manage your inventory

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Balancing Your Inventory with Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Balancing inventory can be tricky; too much or too little can cost you in the long run. Use these tips to accurately and efficiently manage your inventory

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Inventory Modeling Leads to a Winning Strategy

Apparel Logistics

Logistics companies use data to help their clients make smart inventory choices. The Apparel Logistics Group offers inventory modeling services to help your business develop winning strategies that can boost sales, lower costs, and lead to success

Secrets of Organized Inventory

Apparel Logistics

If you’re new to the industry of inventory management, there are a few tricks of the trade you must know in order to avoid any careless mistakes. Here are a few tips from the experts

How Apparel Inventory Management Creates the Best Operational Flow

Apparel Logistics

With the fast pace and constant evolution in the clothing industry, good inventory management is essential. Keep reading to learn how successful management of your inventory can result in operational excellence. It's essential to manage your inventory in a space that is large enough.

Inventory to Sales Ratio - Will March Change the Curve?

10xLogistics

One of my favorite measurements of business activity which actually relates to transportation volume is the Inventory to Sales Ratio. In the end, companies have learned it is better to miss a few sales than to be stuck with inventory. data Inventory procurement sales transportation

Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) / Inventory Management Technology: 6 Trends for the Modern Age

Logistics Management

Here’s how the next generation of warehouse and inventory management systems are evolving to help logistics operations operate more efficiently and improve their bottom lines in our brave, new digital age

Predictions Coming True - Inventory Adjustment Under Way and Rates are Down

10xLogistics

The results are in and they are really showing a slowing economy (GDP adjustments have been lowered), inventory adjustments being made and therefore truckload and intermodal rates going down. I have shown throughout this year that the inventory to sales ratio was telling me that inventory was growing at an unsustainable rate and sooner or later a correction will come. Inventory Macroeconomic Monday® rates transportationA special edition of Marcoeconomic Monday today!

Inventory to Sales Ratio is Not Showing a Pretty Picture - Macroeconomic Monday is Back!

10xLogistics

However, now we are starting to see some real convergence of data pointing to a slower economy: Inventory to Sales Ratio: As we can see by the FRED graph, this has been on a climb however the slope has increased. economics Economy Inventory Macroeconomic Monday® sales