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Supply Chain Optimization Blog

Practical tips to improve your supply chain operations.


How to Successfully Buy and Sell Inventory on Consignment

Purchasing inventory is one of the biggest risks a retailer takes. If they don’t sell everything, they end up with excess stock and valuable capital tied up in an unmovable product. Read more →

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A Win-Win Partnership: How 3PL Software Can Support Furniture Inventory Management for Retailers

If you’re offering warehousing services to furniture retailers, you’re servicing a lucrative market. Today, the global furniture industry is worth an estimated $545 billion, and that number is expected to grow to $654 billion by 2025. Read more →

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The Retailer’s Guide to Stock and Inventory Replenishment

Suppose a customer browses the racks at your store during her lunch break. She finds a dress she likes, and it's even available in her size. When she gets back to her desk, she’s still thinking about the dress, so she figures she’ll treat herself. Read more →

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Everything You Need To Know to Optimize Your Pick and Pack Process

Warehouses live and die on the efficiency of their operations. When an order comes in, there must be systems in place to quickly prioritize the orders, delegate them to workers, pick the items, pack them, and ship them. Read more →

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Is Your Electronics Inventory & Supply Chain Secure, Even In Uncertain Times?

The consumer electronics market is worth more than $300 billion in the United States. While electronics are seemingly everywhere, getting that smartphone into your hand or that laptop onto your desk takes a lot more work than meets the eye. Read more →

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Inventory Reorder Points (ROP): What They Are & How They Help

How do you know when to order more inventory? In the early days of your business, you probably used your instincts. Once every two weeks, you’d eyeball your stock, guess what you’d run out of in the next few days, and put in an order. Read more →

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Packing Slip: Everything You Need to Know in 2020 -Free Excel Template

Packing slips may seem like a simple, even meaningless document. But for a warehouse manager interested in streamlining and optimizing their operations, the packing slip generator can present opportunities for time and cost savings. Read more →

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How ABC Analysis Supports Inventory Control Best Practices

ABC analysis is an important technique in materials management. It informs a number of supply chain functions including sourcing, procuring, receiving, and inventory managing. Read more →

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4 Things To Know When Adding Shipment Rule Automation to Your Warehouse

Shipment rule automation: three words that together can have a huge business impact. If you’re planning to introduce shipment automation software into your warehouse, this article is for you.  Read more →

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Everything You Need To Know About Joining Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime

As you research your options for tapping into the Amazon marketplace, you might be wondering if and how you can participate in the growing Prime frenzy. The great news for retailers like you? Seller Fulfilled Prime allows sellers to use the Amazon ... Read more →

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