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Topic: real-time inventory control

Bottlenecks and Poor Inventory Control Are Stunting Your Growth

Warehouse management is a challenging task that requires experienced staff and the right tools for them to do their jobs effectively. To control productivity and accuracy, managers need to be abreast of every detail around how the warehouse operates because one inefficient process may cause a bottleneck that can slow everything else down. Some bott ... Read More

  March 13, 2019     

Managing Omnichannel Warehouses as an SME

Traditionally, retailers will rely on a single warehouse to hold stock for all of their stores, and perhaps one other warehouse to hold stock for their online store. However, the proliferation of online shopping has meant that large companies like Amazon are increasing the speed at which they deliver customer purchases to their door. With [… ... Read More

  April 4, 2018     

Five Bad Online Inventory Management Habits Holding Your Business Back

Although inventory management can pose some difficult challenges for growing businesses, getting the basics right is generally as simple as avoiding some common, critical mistakes. Inventory is typically one of a business’ biggest assets, and is usually central to a business’ operations. Bad habits can break a business so let’s look at some o ... Read More

  October 2, 2017     

Six Tips For Inventory Management Best Practice

Inventory is one of the largest assets in a goods-based business, and even if your business is small-scale, chances are that a significant part of its capital is invested in inventory. In a goods-based business, your success depends on inventory being managed well. In this article we look at what best practice looks like in […] ... Read More

  July 25, 2017     

Static or Real Time Inventory Reporting: Which Will Keep Your Business Moving?

Inventory reporting can be simple, but it can also involve a lot of guesswork. With a perpetual, real time inventory management system, a business typically has access to always accurate inventory information that changes as inventory moves through the production process. On the other hand, a business that carries out a periodic inventory system wi ... Read More

  July 8, 2017     

5 Reasons To Make Barcodes a Priority

If your business relies on manual stock handling processes, then chances are that you are not managing your inventory as effectively as possible. Manual processes cost a lot of time and can often increase error rates in an organization’s inventory data. While some forms of automation can be costly to set up, barcode tracking is […] ... Read More

  June 1, 2017     

Why You Should Stop Using Excel Spreadsheets

More and more businesses of every size and variety, are trading in the tools of old and embracing the best that technology has to offer. In the realm of inventory management, this can best be seen in the mass movement away from manual methods – like excel spreadsheets – to dedicated inventory management software solutions. […] ... Read More

  October 2, 2016     

How inventory management software benefits wholesalers

Wholesalers are always looking for better ways to understand and control their supply chain. While many will have an accurate view of their stock-on-hand, others struggle to keep track of stock and their reordering levels. Over the course of any month, the need for frequent manual counts, stock level requests and guess work creates a […] ... Read More

  September 1, 2016     

Why an inventory system supports business growth

In a highly competitive global market place, a good inventory management system is vital for business sustainability and growth. ... Read More

  August 29, 2016     

Inventory Management – The Power of Information

One of the benefits of having a modern inventory management system is that it aids business decision-making. Central to this is the comprehensive real-time data that can be analyzed with this software. Managers, factory staff, and retail staff alike will benefit from relevant information that concerns their particular role in the business. This ... Read More

  October 14, 2015