Inventory ARCHIVE

Can Your Business Pass the Back-to-School Test?  Aug 05, 2014 11:14 AM By Amine Khechfe

Some tips for online merchants in order to be prepared for success in the back-to-school shopping season.

WMS vs. WCS: Which Do You Need?  Jul 29, 2014 1:38 PM By Mike O'Brien

As operations and fulfillment technology continues to evolve, merchants face a decision of implementing a warehouse management system (WMS), a warehouse control system (WCS) or both.

When a Labor Management System Makes Sense  Jul 29, 2014 12:59 PM By Mike O'Brien

As distribution center operations continually look to streamline operations and gain efficiencies, a labor management system inevitably becomes part of the conversation. So the question becomes: when does investment in an LMS make sense for my operations? And what are the main criteria to consider in making this important decision?

Where Is Your Inventory Holding Cost Barometer?  Jul 29, 2014 12:49 PM By Mike O'Brien

How are you handling retail inventory management? Your answer to this critical question can lead to increases in your top and bottom line – or added costs if your inventory is bloated, hard to access or poorly allocated.

Omnichannel Demand Drives Accellos/HighJump Merger  Jul 11, 2014 3:28 PM By Mike O'Brien

Accellos and HighJump Software merged this week, driven by omnichannel demand.

Understanding Omnichannel Inventory Dynamics  Jun 29, 2014 7:55 AM By Ed Romaine

Inventory visibility has the effect of making the supply chain work to optimum efficiency, a critical element for omnichannel success. Here’s why you need to use detailed inventory information to create a model that optimizes your particular fulfillment operation.

Study: 83% of Retail Execs Say Supply Chain Not Optimized  Jun 24, 2014 12:31 PM By Mike O'Brien

In a new study from PwC, commissioned by JDA Software, 83% of retail executives said their supply chains were not optimized for omnichannel.

Walmart to Open New Ecommerce Distribution Center in Indiana  Jun 20, 2014 10:13 AM By Mike O'Brien

Walmart will open a 1.2 million sf distribution center in Indiana by 2015 that will distribute goods to more than 160 million people in two days or less.

GNC Executive: Work Closer with Carriers to Avoid Holiday Shipping Issues in 2014  Jun 13, 2014 7:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

A GNC executive told retailers at IRCE 2014 how they could avoid a repeat of holiday shipping delays in 2014.

The Gap Between Customer Expectations, Retailer Reality in Omnichannel  Jun 10, 2014 1:22 PM By Mike O'Brien

Forrester found that 71% of consumers expect to view in-store inventory online, and 50% of them expect to buy products online and pick them up in store.






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