Articles tagged with “inventory management”

10 Inventory Management Techniques That Will Cut Your Costs

Imagine a set of business decisions that could slash your costs and boost return on investment, profits and return on sales. Though the jury is still out on a perfect correlation, at least fifteen studies in the past twenty years have suggested a positive link between tighter inventory management and business performance.

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VED Analysis – The Ultimate Guide to Inventory Classification

Whether you’re managing a heaving warehouse or a humble shop stockroom, inventory classification is a valuable tool that can take your inventory management to the next level. At its heart, grouping inventory or stock is a powerful way to determine the value of stored items to your business, improving transparency, speeding up storage tasks and enabling informed decision making.

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ABC Analysis – The Ultimate Guide to Inventory Classification

Whether you’re managing a heaving warehouse or a humble shop stockroom, inventory classification is a valuable tool that can take your inventory management to the next level. At its heart, grouping inventory or stock is a powerful way to determine the value of stored items to your business, improving transparency, speeding up storage tasks and enabling informed decision making.

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20 Inventory Management Questions You Should Be Asking

Despite the increasing popularity of lean inventory management techniques, the ratio of stock to output in UK companies has remained mostly static for the past 20 years. In the US, inventories to sales have actually been steadily increasing since the 2008 financial crash:


This decline in inventory performance should strike business owners as an opportunity. Research suggests there is a positive link between effective inventory management and financial performance, which shouldn’t be much of a surprise. Lean inventory practices may not be right for all, but companies that encourage agility across the supply chain can reduce days in inventory while increasing service levels.

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A History of the Warehouse

Since our foundation in 1986, we’ve supplied thousands of miles of adjustable shelving and racking to warehouses across the globe, as well as installing mezzanine floors, steel and wire mesh partitioning, canopies and more. In that time, warehousing and the supply chain have seen a whole host of fundamental developments, from the proliferation of warehouse management systems to the introduction of low-cost RFID tags and even the coining of ‘supply chain management’ itself.

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