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...

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...

We’re Too Disorganized to Improve

Last week I received a phone call from the owner of a distribution company who said he was “desperate” to improve his inventory performance. In a lengthy phone conversation, we discussed his company’s primary inventory challenges: • The quantities of products in his...