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ASCM Releasees 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

Rethinking Inventory to Match Business Models and Needs
As changing consumer behaviors and expectations, shorter product lifecycles, and supply chain disruptions become more frequent and persistent, businesses should closely examine their approach to inventory and regularly evaluate whether it matches their business model and current needs.

Never Ask “Who Owns The Inventory?” Again - It’s The Wrong Question to Ask
Dig deep enough, and it will become evident that inventory is a symptom of other business issues, in reality, ownership of inventory should reside with the entity that owns the “root cause” of inventory.

Amazon Order Management Explained plus 9 Best Solutions
The extensive size and popularity of Amazon’s marketplace pose unique challenges for its many merchants, from attracting customers and securing conversions, to fulfilling orders and managing your bottom line.

Yard Digitization & Better Inventory Management through Yard Management System Adoption
Why is there such a stark difference between those who see value in a yard management system and those who have taken the plunge to adopt one?

How to Change Your Supply Chain Inventory Planning Process
Change is hard for any organization, but Princess Auto, a nearly 90-year-old Canadian hard goods retailer, changed its collective thinking and brought a new level of efficiency to its inventory planning and how product flows to its customers.

Who Owns Inventory?
Who owns inventory? stop the blame game, it’s a common question, but the wrong question to ask, this white paper explains why and what you should be asking.

4 Ways Analytics can Augment Your Inventory Planning
While inventory management is complex, gathering, prepping, blending, analyzing, and auditing your data shouldn’t be.

How Does IKEA’s Inventory Management Supply Chain Strategy Really Work?
Each IKEA store is huge and holds more than 9,500 products! How in the world does IKEA offer so much at such a low price while always being able to keep items in stock?

3 Ways to Optimize Inventory with Artificial Intelligence’s adaptive analytics is built to generate insights from data sets of all shapes and sizes, and with ATHENA smart assistant analyzes demand and inventory at all levels to provide suggestions and recommendations including analysis that impact to your business.

Making the Case for FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics
By working with FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics, companies can streamline and drive costs out of their aftermarket service supply chains, consistently meet customer service level agreements, and grow their bottom-line revenues.

Keeping Your Inventory Moving During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In these uncertain times, companies are turning to technology to help them comply with social distancing rules and to keep their workers and drivers safe in any conditions.

Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight the COVID-19 Chaos
In an uncertain world where supply chain disruption is becoming a certainty, here’s how good inventory management enabled by automation can help companies gain the supply chain visibility they need to keep the wheels turning.

Amazon Temporarily Suspends Many Inbound Shipments for FBA Sellers
Amazon says it will be temporarily prioritizing products coming into their fulfillment centers during the coronavirus crisis with independent merchants unable to ship products other than medical supplies and household items until April 5, 2020.

Multi-Echelon Supply Chain Inventory Optimization
This white paper digs deeper into the concept of multi-echelon inventory optimization and brings out a mathematical perspective to solving the real-world challenges in inventory optimization.

2020 Material Handling Industry Innovation Awards
MHI announced four finalists that were chosen as the most innovative products in each category – Best New Innovation, Best Innovation of an Existing Product, and Best IT Innovation based on the concept, value, and impact.

Elemica Case Study | Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
In this case study, we detail how Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has experienced considerable cost savings by reducing corrective action requests and increasing supplier accountability and ensured material validations, tracked ongoing quality audits and maintained regulatory compliance.

Introducing Ware: Automating Warehouse Inventory Tracking with Drone Technology
At Ware, we are building technology to help warehouses increase the efficiency of their operations so they can keep up with - and even dictate - the pace at which modern supply chains are evolving.

Warehouse Drones: Real-Time Inventory Tracking by Air
Aerial robots are enabling organizations to use employees more efficiently and improve inventory accuracy in a world where consumers want everything now.

The Future is Hyperlocal: How Downsizing the Downtown Core Can Future-proof Ecommerce Distribution
This white paper explains how hyperlocal fulfillment, also known as micro-fulfillment, works and detail the benefits as well as some of the risks, you will have a better understanding of whether it might be a solution for your operations.

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Sales Beat Insight Report
In this report, we describe how Locus provides automated sales beat plans to optimize the mobile workforce for increased profitability, resource efficiency, and time savings.

Featured Companies

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.
PROS Holdings, Inc. (PROS) is a revenue and profit realization company that helps B2B and B2C customers realize their potential through the blend of simplicity and data science. PROS offers cloud solutions to help accelerate sales, formulate winning…
Hundreds of the largest organizations in the world rely on Kaleris software solutions to gain real-time visibility into transportation and yard operations, manage and maintain transportation assets, and automate and optimize inventory orchestration throughout the supply chain.
Spinnaker SCA
Spinnaker SCA is a leading supply chain services firm providing End-to-End Supply Chain Strategy, Planning, and Execution Consulting services, based in Boulder, CO. Founded in 2021 through the joining of two top supply chain consulting firms, SCApath LLC and Spinnaker Supply…
eShipGlobal started out with the customer in mind. Our founder recognized that small businesses needed a simpler, more efficient, less expensive shipping process. In 1999, he launched eShipGlobal, offering businesses a software solution that streamlined the shipping process, offered alternate carrier…
Enjoy Technology
Founded in 2014, ENJOY is the world’s first Personal Commerce platform, built to revolutionize the way people buy and enjoy the world’s best technology products. The central feature of the company is the ENJOY Visit, which is included free…
AFS Technologies
AFS Technologies is the only global end-to-end solution provider to the Food & Beverage and CPG Retail industry offering a powerhouse of complementary solutions that can streamline key business processes, provide value at every point of the supply chain, and…
Establish is a consulting firm offering specialized services in the optimization of the supply chain. The firm is medium-sized, assuring that client projects will have the full attention of our senior staff, while offering the range of resources of a…
Intermec Inc. is the workflow performance company. We design the leading data capture and information management solutions at the interface between mobile workers, assets, and customers. Through continuous innovation in hardware, software, services and integrated solutions, Intermec helps customers realize…
Tradeshift brings all companies, big and small, together to transact, connect and collaborate with each other. For suppliers, we deliver free electronic invoicing, faster payments and predictable cash flow. For enterprises, we empower them to work more easily and productively…
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Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
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Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.

20 Warehouse & Distribution Center Best Practices for Your Supply Chain
20 Warehouse & Distribution Center Best Practices for Your Supply Chain
In this guide, we picked the brains of our supply chain engineers to find ways to improve warehouse and distribution center efficiency...
SOLOCHAIN WMS plus a Guide to Warehouse Management Systems
SOLOCHAIN WMS plus a Guide to Warehouse Management Systems
In these 2 'papers' Solochain WMS, we detail Manufacturing Execution System capabilities and Generix's portfolio of SCM solutions to manage all distribution logistics,...
Supply Chain Outlook: What to Expect Near-Future
Supply Chain Outlook: What to Expect Near-Future
An investigation into how supply chains have changed, where they are heading, and how you can prepare.