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ASCM Releases Top 10 Supply Chain Trends for 2024
The ASCM top 10 supply chain trends for 2024 feature a new number one, but technology trends still dominate the top five overall.
Suppliers Could Take the Biggest Hit from Auto Union Strike
An extended United Auto Workers strike against the Big 3 automakers could have significant ripple effects in the automotive supply chain, hampering smaller manufacturers and related suppliers.
National Retail Federation Seeks to ‘Close the Loop,’ Acquires Reverse Logistics Association
The National Retail Federation is acquiring the Reverse Logistics Association as it looks to bolster its circular economy expertise.
How WMS & OMS Can Drive Customer-Centric Growth
While versions of warehouse management systems (WMS) and order management systems (OMS) have existed since large-scale commerce, the need for smart, agile, and scalable supply chain management solutions has never been greater.

Inventory Management Resources

Multi-Party Orchestration Platform
In this brochure, you'll find a guide to MPO's unified cloud platform for multi-party orchestration, including its rich...
Increase Your Inventory Reliability by Simplifying Stock Counting
Using the best drone and ground robot technology, GEODIS Counbot identifies and locates full pallets whatever your site...

Inventory Management News

Network and Inventory Optimization for More Efficient Supply Chains
Balance production and packaging capacity across the network,optimize safety stock levels to reduce wastage, and analyze scenarios to ensure sustainability in the face of natural disaster.

The State of Multichannel Fulfillment
The mission of an order fulfillment center is the efficient assembly and timely shipment of the perfect order. Product, labor, equipment and operating systems must all come together in support of this mission. As customer demands increase, however, managers find themselves challenged by a number of issues.

Five Basic Practices That Can Quickly Close the Gap with Best Practices in MRO Inventory Management
In many organizations, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) inventory accounts for a significant slice—as much as 40 percent—of the annual procurement budget. Yet it is still not managed with the level of rigor typically applied to production inventory. There are five basic practices that can quickly close the gap with best practices in MRO inventory management.

Why Inventory Planning & Optimization Belongs in the Cloud
According to a Gartner report released in 2012, "Cloud computing has a significant potential impact on every aspect of IT and how users access applications, information and business services."

EazyStock Online Inventory Management System
EazyStock for small and midsize businesses is a powerful, easy-to-use demand forecasting, inventory planning and inventory optimization software solution. It simply connects to your ERP system through The Cloud.

The Best Way to Achieve a Synchronized View of Customer Data
With customer data spread across multiple systems and databases, Syncron’s Global Customer Master (GCM) is the centralized repository that consolidates all the customer reference data, along with the cross-references to source systems, into a master reference store.

Production Modeling: Top 5 Initiatives to Drive Breakthrough Performance
Production modeling was once only used by plant-level operations engineers to help utilize capacity or schedule production. Today, many of the world’s leading companies have found that modeling production footprint, operations and capacity as part of their end-to-end supply chain practice can be the key to outperforming the competition. And that extends far beyond the four walls.

Case Study for GSCS – Concerning Services Rendered to Weathermatic, Inc. during 2012
At the end of 2012, GSCS had delivered significant cost savings to Weathermatic, including reducing Weathermatic’s costs by 24% within the first three weeks of engagement, and radically improved supply chain processes.

Horse Meat: Is It In Your Supply Chain?
Due to its simultaneously disgusting and entertaining nature the 2013 meat adulteration scandal, or horse meat incident remains in the news even months after beginning. You might not be in the food industry yourself, but the scandal points out how vulnerable a supply chain with low upstream visibility can be.

8 Reasons to Follow the On-Shoring Trend
The decision of whether or not to locate manufacturing operations in the U.S. is still going to be unique to each business. However, there are several factors you should be aware of that might encourage you to join the on-shoring movement.

Transforming Inventory into a Strategic Weapon
From intelligently micro-segmenting their products to creating continuous inventory process improvements, few businesses have the capabilities and vision to transform their inventory into a competitive advantage.

Concepts of Demand Management
The concept of demand management includes demand sensing, demand shaping, demand translation, and demand orchestration throughout the value network.

Integrated Demand Management: When Will We Start Using Downstream Data?
The availability of downstream data has never been higher, but the efforts to use it are stalled. The answer lies in rethinking processes end-to-end to use the data. The answers fly in the face of traditional thinking and will require active stewardship by manufacturing leaders that understand why it is important to drive outside-in processes.

Overcoming Order Fulfillment Challenges in Manufacturing, High-Tech & Retail
Brad Kerr, Senior Director, Supply Chain Management Applications, Oracle Corporation and Michael Pearcy, Senior Manager, Capgemini discuss fulfillment best practices as well as case studies featuring companies that have successfully deployed Oracle supply chain solutions to address their distributed order management and fulfillment needs.

Expert Inventory Management Advice
Expert inventory management advice from our panel of 6 industry leaders—representing a combined 80 years of inventory experience; Curt Sardeson Open Sky Group, Aman Sapra, St. Onge Company, Dave Wheeler, St. Onge Company, Jennifer Sherman, Oracle, Michael Wohlwend, SAP Americas, and Chris Jones, Descartes.

Featured Companies

Kuebix, a Trimble Company, provides a transportation management system (TMS) built on the latest cloud technology that is changing how companies purchase and manage freight. The Kuebix platform is unique in that it will scale to meet the needs of…
Supply Chain Edge
Supply Chain Edge was founded in 2001 to help companies address their most pressing supply chain challenges. Our professionals are seasoned supply chain operators with years of hands–on operating experience and deep experience in delivering improved profits, enhancing EBITDA, and…
SkuVault is the warehouse management technology platform that empowers small and medium enterprises to optimize operations so they can scale and compete in the growing ecommerce and omnichannel markets at a fraction of the cost.
eBay Enterprise
By engaging eBay Enterprise as a co-sourcing partner for the products and services you need, you get the most out of your online channel. With eBay Enterprise bringing you greater speed and operating capabilities, your commerce team has the freedom…
RS Group Acquires Synovos - a logistics company based in the USA that pioneers MRO supply chain, asset and technology services. Synovos provides comprehensive MRO supply chain, asset and technology services that drive increased productivity, profitability and global competitiveness. Its…
Traditional supply chain systems were focused on functional efficiency, often at the expense of agility. Leveraging the latest digital enablers, new forms of data, and AI, Coupa’s Supply Chain offering, powered by LLamasoft, is delivering the next generation of…
MetaPack are the leading provider of delivery management technology to enterprise retailers and retail delivery partners across the world. Our platform integrates to 300 carriers and 3500 delivery services such as Next Day, Click and Collect, Locker Boxes and International Delivery – ensuring…
Ecomdash was designed from the ground up to save time, improve profit margins and optimize inventory control. With ecomdash, you can run your business from anywhere, in a fraction of the time you’re spending today. You sell across many…
With more than 1,300 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions that help small, medium, large, and Fortune 500 companies realize substantial bottom-line results in record time. Logility Voyager Solutions™ is a…
CyberStockroom is an online inventory management and control software solution built for small, growing businesses. It is built from the ground up to be simple, intuitive, and user-friendly. It uses a novel map-based approach to organizing inventory that makes it…
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