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Supply Chain Optimization Blog

Practical tips to improve your supply chain operations.


An Intro to Cross-Docking: Is It Right For My Business?

You can use cross-docking to reduce warehouse waste and free up capital tied in inventory management. How does that happen? Cross-docking allows you to keep less inventory in your warehouse, and to experience faster inventory turns. Read more →

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The Business Owner’s Guide to Improving Inventory Accuracy

How much does poor inventory accuracy cost? According to the latest research, 53% of all non grocery markdowns are a result from bad inventory decisions. 50% of US retail decision makers cite inventory misjudgments as their primary barrier to ... Read more →

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9 Ways to Reduce Packaging Costs and Increase Profit

There’s a saying that, "The packaging sells the product the first time, but what’s inside sells the product a second time.” Read more →

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The Top 7 Warehouse Wastes and How to Eliminate Them

Analysts expect the global warehouse industry to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 6%  over the next four years. As consumer expectations around fulfillment rise, we will need more and more warehouses to meet them. Read more →

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The Warehouse Owner’s Guide to Warehouse Safety

25% of all workplace injury claims are due to slips and falls. Each year, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 95 million lost work days due to these claims. Prioritizing safety isn’t just nice for your employees. It’s critical to operating a ... Read more →

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Safety Stock 101: What You Need to Know in 2019

A strategic supply chain management system is vital to the success of any product based operation. It can lead to increased customer satisfaction, reduced operational costs, and steady cash flow for your business. Read more →

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Warehouse Robotics: Everything You Need to Know in 2019

Imagine, your warehouse labor costs cut by 70%. Your warehouse operates during the day and night with equal costs. Your inventory counts are updated daily. Believe it or not, this is a reality in today’s warehouses. and their processes are ... Read more →

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Available to Promise (ATP): The Definitive Guide

What led to the downfall of Kmart, the rise of Walmart, and brought the iconic Ralph Lauren brand to its knees? Poor inventory management. Read more →

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4 Essential Warehouse Management KPIs to Keep an Eye On

Data is king in today’s warehouses. You’re likely gathering more data than you know what to do with. Even as a consumer, we’re bombarded with more data than we can process during every moment we spend awake. You have no choice but to prioritize ... Read more →

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9 Easy Ways to Cut Costs and Increase Warehouse Efficiency

There’s a positive link between customer retention and warehouse efficiency. When your warehouse efficiency slips, your customer retention rate will reflect that. When your customers choose to go with your competitor who delivers product faster, ... Read more →

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