Supply Chain Optimization Blog

Practical tips to improve your supply chain operations.


Organized Chaos: Behind The Scenes of Amazon’s Inventory Management System

Amazon is arguably the most successful e-commerce company today. What started as an online bookstore has become an e-commerce giant with its own distribution network that poses a threat to retailers and courier services alike. In 2006, the company ... Read more →

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A Beginner’s Guide to Multi-Warehouse Management

The need for a new warehouse is a sign that your business is booming! But it also comes with a lot of “what ifs.” Read more →

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How To Calculate, And Correct, Your Inventory Turnover Ratio

A business that understands its inventory turnover makes smarter decisions across the supply chain. With clear inventory insights, you can competitively price your products without cutting into profits, bring efficiency into your manufacturing ... Read more →

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How To Reduce The Effects Of Backorders and Prevent Them Altogether

In October 2017, Apple opened pre-orders for its eagerly awaited iPhone X. Within minutes, demand outstripped the company’s initial supply. Read more →

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A Smart Investment Starts With A Warehouse Management Requirements List

It seems simple: You want to get a warehouse management system (WMS) so you can improve order picking productivity and improve warehouse efficiency. But, if this is your first time leading a software procurement process, figuring out your wms ... Read more →

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Comparison: Amazon Seller Central versus Amazon Vendor Central

More than 1 million U.S. small businesses sell their goods through Amazon, and for good reason. Amazon has enormous reach. It claims almost 50% of the U.S. e-commerce market, which equals 5% of all retail sales in the country. An enterprising ... Read more →

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Now Is The Time to Revamp Your Holiday Order Fulfillment Strategy

It’s the most lucrative time of the year… Read more →

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5 Ways to Make Your Retail Distribution Management Strategy Work For You

Distribution management refers to the efficient and successful movement of goods from the point of production to the point of sale. It’s a catch-all term that encompasses a wide range of activities, including:  Read more →

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The Key to Managing Seasonal Employees

Your customers’ expectations of your online store have risen exponentially in the past few years.  Read more →

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Automated Workflows: The First Step in Warehouse Automation

Warehouse automation presents exciting opportunities for efficiencies and cost savings. That said, it comes in different shapes, sizes, and budgets.  Read more →

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