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Nine Ways to Better Control Your Inventory  Mar 14, 2007 9:24 PM By Sam Flanders

Inventory accuracy is a common concern among my clients. Here are some tips to help improve the accuracy of the inventory within your facility:

Saving Space  Mar 14, 2007 9:16 PM By Pat Brown

Few distribution center managers have the luxury of excess warehouse space that can be tapped whenever needed. Certainly the vast majority of DC personnel would claim they have a shortage rather than a surplus of space.

A Few Thoughts on Storage and Inventory Control  Mar 07, 2007 10:45 PM By Kate Vitasek

Storage and inventory control processes include the activities related to holding material and the processes of counting and transacting the material as it moves through the warehouse.

Bright Idea: Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Lighting  Mar 07, 2007 10:39 PM By Sam Flanders

A brightly lit facility helps reduce fatigue and reduce errors. A bright facility also helps foster a friendlier and more orderly work environment.

Just About Everything You Need to Know Barcode Printer/Applicators  Mar 07, 2007 10:28 PM By Robert Babel

To comment how automated data collection (ADC) has made inventory and material tracking incredibly more efficient would be preaching to the converted. But now that things in the warehouse are moving so smoothly, have you noticed an area where the barcoding process bogs down?

Give Your DC a Look-see  Mar 01, 2007 10:30 PM By Jeff Kline

Getting your distribution center ready for the next peak season is in some ways a matter of recognizing that what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. To put it another way, now’s the time to learn from your mistakes and begin to formulate a plan for the next holiday season.

The Way of Life in the DC  Mar 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

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Five Software Options to Consider for Your DC  Feb 28, 2007 9:42 PM By Sam Flanders

Software systems range from very simple systems that can be made fully functional in a day to those that require very careful planning and a year or more to get working. As an operations manager, you need to select a solution that is manageable and that your staff and your company’s departmental resources can readily support.

The Fulfillment Doctor Consults on . . . Systems Selection  Feb 28, 2007 9:33 PM By Brian Barry

Question: I am trying to select a new catalog management system that also includes warehouse functionality. After reading the brochures, talking with vendors, and participating in Webinars with them, how do I make sense of all the information?

It’s All in the Approach  Feb 14, 2007 9:16 PM By Michael Droske

Being a supervisor in a fast-paced distribution center is a lot like being an airline pilot: Success is all in the approach.

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