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Inventory management: creating a lean approach to food manufacturing

A lean approach is fundamental shift in thinking; it moves away from traditional manufacturing and towards a more systematic approach. It is a business model focused on the reduction of any non-value adding or wasteful activities whilst simultaneously adding customer value. You can achieve this with a powerful inventory management system, read on t ... Read More

  September 29, 2017     

Cloud Inventory Management Benefits Retailers

Learning how to manage your inventory in retail is vital as it can make or break your business. Spreadsheets are no longer the way of the forward -thinking retailing business. These are prone to human error, are time consuming and can often lead to inaccuracies. We look at what retailers need to know about cloud […] ... Read More

  September 23, 2017     

How Inventory Management Software Informs Better Business Decisions

Inventory management software can be costly, especially if you are a small business. However, if incorporated into a business properly it can become quite the asset. We look at five ways that inventory management can help inform better business decisions. Time saver Good inventory management software allows you to keep on top of your inventory, [&h ... Read More

  September 18, 2017     

Have you thought about these inventory management best practices?

Inventory management can be a complex activity that can be very tedious to implement and maintain, however the benefits of an inventory management system are endless. Just as if the wardrobe is the lifeline to your everyday appearance and ability to go out the house looking professional and as if you care, so too is […] ... Read More

  September 12, 2017     

Understand Customer Demand With Food Manufacturing Software

Manufacturing companies are always in competition with producers of similar products, and there are multiple factors to consider when seeking to remain competitive. Changes in social and cultural trends and preferences need to be taken into account when companies are looking to maintain or increase profit margins. For the food and drink industry, f ... Read More

  September 6, 2017     

The Art of Improving Inventory Management

Inventory management is a key component of small, medium and large businesses. If there is one thing that they all have in common, it is that there is always room for improvement. Getting the right level of inventory can be a delicate balance between ordering too much and having too little on hand. There are […] ... Read More

  August 31, 2017     

Barcode Scanning to Track Every Moving Part

Small businesses sometimes struggle with inventory control but, unfortunately, many of these businesses consider that they do not have the time or capital to spare to implement a solution. In reality, an effective stock control system is likely to save both time and money. An automated or semi-automated inventory management system that combines bar ... Read More

  August 25, 2017     

Taking the Plunge: Six Ways to Improve Your Company’s Inventory Management

Inventory management is the art of balancing what stock comes in with what stock goes out so that, in the ideal world, there is only a small amount left over and no stock is rendered obsolete or expired. Even though it can be simply described, inventory management is exceedingly complex and often needs a lot […] ... Read More

  July 22, 2017     

Factors Affecting Inventory Management

When managing your inventory processes, there are a variety of factors which you need to consider. Both external and internal factors can affect inventory management in different ways, and it is important to be aware of these variables. Let’s look at the main factors that can affect inventory processes. Financial Factors Factors such as the [&hel ... Read More

  July 19, 2017     

The Benefits of Cloud-Based Software for Manufacturing Businesses

More and more manufacturing companies are beginning to use cloud-based manufacturing systems to improve the way their business functions. In fact, a recent survey conducted by research and consulting firm MintJutras found that Software as a Service based applications amount to 22% of all manufacturing and distribution software installed today and, ... Read More

  July 14, 2017     

Implement Change Management with New Software

Change is inevitable but not always popular. When initiating any change within your organisation it is usually prudent to expect a certain level of resistance. The introduction of new systems and technology into your business is no different. How you manage the change is crucial to the success of the new system implementation. When you […] ... Read More

  July 14, 2017     

Ready2Go Furniture experiences increased sales with Unleashed

Ready2Go Furniture is a wholesale office furniture retailer that sells office furniture to retailers all across Australia. Adam Tobias, owner and operator of Ready2Go has worked in the industry for seven years and spotted a gap in the market. Five years ago, he noticed that import solutions for office furniture were severely lacking. Ready2Go was [ ... Read More

  July 14, 2017     

Providoré Gifts NZ rely on accurate data for their retail business with Unleashed

Jason Suckling, managing director of Providoré Gifts NZ, bought into the company in 2013. With his team, they provide top level gifts for customers who want to leave an impressive and memorable impression. Catering to both individuals and businesses, their customers range from CEOs to someone who wants a memorable gift for their friend’s birthda ... Read More

  July 13, 2017     

Just-in-Time Inventory: Streamlined Inventory Management

Just-in-Time inventory, as the name implies, is where products for manufacture are purchased shortly before they are needed so that they arrive ‘just-in-time’. There are several advantages associated with this method of inventory management as well as a few notable disadvantages. We will look as some of these as well as some things that should ... Read More

  July 11, 2017     

Designer and manufacturer The Pillow Collection embraces efficient cloud-based inventory management system with Unleashed

Now into its fifth year, The Pillow Collection designs and manufactures designer throw pillows for sale through online channels all over the world. Karl Tager, one of the owners of The Pillow Collection, comes from a background of interior design. Karl and his team saw a void in the marketplace. This challenged them to take […] ... Read More

  July 11, 2017     

Use Barcodes to Grow Your Small Business

Time is at a premium in a growing business, so it pays to operate as efficiently as possible. This extends to inventory management, which can often absorb inordinate amounts of time. Barcodes are an easy way to improve your inventory management function; they improve the accuracy of your inventory records, allow for real-time updates and, [… ... Read More

  July 6, 2017     

Small business: an all you need to know guide about implementing SaaS

Harness the power of the internet by incorporating Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to gain the competitive advantage your business is looking for. SaaS is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted, like that from an internet cloud. Accessible by businesses at their finger-tips ... Read More

  June 24, 2017     

Small-Man-Syndrome: How SMEs can be successful on a global stage

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) are companies that are independently owned and managed with less than 250 employees in their ranks and bringing in less than 50 million euros per year. The fact is, these companies make up 95% of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and in most countries, they provide 60-70% [&he ... Read More

  June 10, 2017     

Controlling Inventory Costs: Ordering, Holding and Shortage

Impact of inventory costs Inventory is likely to be one of your biggest assets. Given the size of inventory on a typical business’ balance sheet, significant inventory costs are to be expected. Although the cost of procuring stock is the most obvious component, a range of other inventory costs (such as ordering costs, holding costs […] ... Read More

  May 27, 2017     

A roadmap for continuously improving inventory management

Unfortunately, with inventory management and indeed as with anything, there is no reaching your destination and sitting back, confident that you ‘have arrived’ with no more hard work required. To stay on the forefront of your game, you need to be in a mind of continuous improvement, where you are actively searching for opportunities to [&hellip ... Read More

  May 22, 2017     

What is negative inventory?

Negative inventory is a minor issue; the gap between your actual on-hand inventory and the stock recorded in your inventory system. ... Read More

  April 27, 2017     

Inventory Management Software – Creating a Platform for Making Better Business Decisions

For a number of years, advancements in technology have been the driving force behind most of the recent innovations in business and business management. Our systems are continually being optimized, our processes streamlined and our use of automation made more precise and more intuitive. Thanks to technology and its increasing uses and reliability, ... Read More

  February 21, 2017