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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

Using the Right Technology For Your Inventory Management
In this article, we share five insights to answer the question of why are inventory levels in the supply chain higher post-recession than before 2007 and offer guidance to better manage inventories in a complex supply chain world.

Wearable Barcode Scanner Ring for Workflow Optimization
Advantech's LEO-W wearable 1D barcode scanner ring is aimed at diverse inventory management applications in factories, warehouses, hospitals, retail stores, and more.

How Online Commerce Is Disrupting Industrial Supply
This study provides a unique understanding of how industrial buyers identify suppliers such as industrial distributors, manufacturers and e-marketplaces, their satisfaction with existing suppliers and their propensity to change suppliers in search of improved value and service.

The Difference Between Enterprise Resource Planning and Inventory Management Software
Businesses often choose to use an all-in-one or ERP because it seems to offer everything you need in one place, but because all-in-ones are so focused on managing so many things at once, they are often lacking in the level of granularity needed to fully manage inventory and warehouse processes.

What is Ecommerce Inventory Management?
With more products being sold online than ever before, it’s important for businesses to know where their products are, organize them effectively, and understand when to reorder in order to avoid headaches around fulfillment.

How Safety Stock Can Help You Manage Your Inventory Better
In this paper, we see how calculating Safety Stock can help you manage your inventory better, and learn what Safety Stock is, how to calculate it, and why it is important.

This is Not Your Father’s Inventory Optimization
A significant competitive advantage can be gained by those that embrace today’s advanced inventory optimization solutions.

The Advanced Inventory Optimization Handbook
Leading organizations have shown that right-sizing inventory buffers and restructuring where and how inventory is held can drive powerful financial benefits and adds tremendous value to the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process. Download this presentation to learn more about inventory optimization.

Nucleus Research’s Annual Technology Inventory Optimization Value Matrix
One Network identified as a leader with their AI-powered platform continuing to deliver value to customers - the complimentary report cites the company for connecting customers with upstream/downstream trading partners and meeting their end-to-end supply chain needs.

Nucleus Research’s Inventory Optimization Value Matrix 2019
How do inventory optimization solutions stack up? A complimentary report from Nucleus Research tells you what you need to know.

Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: 5 Key Insights to Improve Inventory Performance
This joint research study, conducted by LEGACY Supply Chain Services and Adrian Gonzalez of Adelante SCM, examines and provides insight into leading inventory management challenges, opportunities and best practices.

How Inventory Software Can Grow Small Business
Small business entrepreneurs often spend the majority of their time working in their business instead of on their business...this kind of behavior will leave you in the dust next to competitors.

The True Cost of the Long Tail
How much does a long tail really cost you? It's more than you think.

2018 Forecasting and Inventory Benchmark Study
Accurate forecasting is strategic. Every decision by management is ultimately based on a forecast, so getting it right is important.

Increase Sales with Inventory Management Software
If you’re an eCommerce retailer losing money every year due to lost or mis-managed inventory, you’re not using the correct management software.

How to Manage Warehouse Inventory and Drive Efficiency Across the Supply Chain
Proper warehouse inventory management can be challenging but, if you follow useful advice, you can increase efficiency and reduce costs across your omni-channel supply chain.

MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics: Improving Forecast Accuracy through Demand Sensing
Students in the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ Master of Supply Chain Management program spent a year mapping a manufacturer’s forecasting process to help determine if Demand Sensing was a worthwhile ambition to pursue.

Improving Forecast Accuracy through Demand Sensing
This research brief assesses the feasibility and potential value of implementing Demand Sensing in the supply chain of a major consumer medical device company - Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.

The Digital Supply Chain: Meeting Rising Expectations in the Age of Amazon
This white paper details how manufacturers must leverage new technologies to develop a digital supply chain, in which real-time tracking and advanced analytics enable end-to-end optimization and an all-around superior customer experience.

9 Omni-Channel Logistics Challenges Facing Your Supply Chain
Omni-channel logistics is all about providing consumers with a seamless shopping experience and is only attainable when businesses leverage their ecommerce capabilities with running both a brick-and-mortar storefront and distribution center network.

Featured Companies

Eximchain enables businesses to connect, transact, and share information more efficiently and securely. Using blockchain technology, Eximchain eliminates traditional supply chain barriers and integrates actors big and small into an inclusive, transparent, and secure global network.
Global Supply Chain Solutions
Global Supply Chain Solutions, LLC was founded in 2000, at a time when there was a major shift in the Electronics Industry from complete outsourced turnkey production to a centralized supply chain model. This shift helped OEMs and CMs regain control…
Korber Supply Chain
Körber Supply Chain uniquely provides a broad range of proven, end-to-end supply chain solutions fitting any business size, strategy, or appetite for growth. Capable of delivering not just software, but automation, voice, robotics, and materials handling – plus the expertise…
Some of the largest commercial, manufacturing and life sciences companies in the world trust JAGGAER with billions of dollars of annual spend. Additionally, JAGGAER is the leading procure-to-pay provider in the higher education and government sectors. JAGGAER eProcurement and strategic…
Revenue Analytics
Revenue Analytics is a tech-enabled consulting firm that focuses on complex revenue questions like what to charge, what to stock, and what to promote when. From automotive to retail to airlines, we help some of the world’s biggest companies…
IHS Markit
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance…
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…
SDI is a comprehensive Logistics, Consulting, Engineering, Materials Handling, Warehouse Managements, Software, and Integration Company. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, SDI Industries also has offices in Mexico, South America and India to address your logistical needs. Solutions provided to our…
The first technology platform to bring e-commerce style shopper analytics to brick-and-mortar stores and malls, RetailNext is the pioneer focusing entirely on optimizing the in-store shopping experience. Through its hardware-agnostic SaaS platform, RetailNext enables retailers to collect and correlate data…
Synoptima is an Asia Pacific provider of end-to-end Solutions and Services, helping customers achieve Supply Chain excellence. Synoptima Optimization provides a source of expertise that provides Solutions, Strategies, Engineering and Implementation support for Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Synoptima Technology…
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Featured Downloads

Becoming a Shipper of Choice
Becoming a Shipper of Choice
C3 solutions' scheduling software streamlines the shipping process.
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
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Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
The Rapid Performance Evaluation identifies opportunities and potential improvements in every aspect of warehouse logistics operations; performance, productivity, service, quality, and systems.
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
This guide provides an in-depth analysis of the potential of various resources available in a warehouse and how they can be utilized...
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.