The EIM 12-Step Program

Every week I get at least one phone call or email asking “How do I get started on achieving 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...

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...