Develop Your Material Handling Procedures

I recently visited the distribution center of a large national hard goods distributor. This company is experiencing a significant problem with the amount of excess inventory in both their distribution center and their 100 store locations. We have to eliminate this...

One Product Ranking is Not Enough

When I talk to a client, they often refer to their “A” items. That is, those items that are most important to have available for immediate delivery or use. When I ask them how they identify “A” items, the most common response is total cost of goods sold recorded over...

New Year Inventory Resolutions

It’s 2018. Make this the year your organization achieves the goal of effective inventory management. That is, to meet or exceed your customers’ expectations of product availability with the amount of each stocked item that will maximize your organization’s...