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Inventory Management Technology Strategies for Distribution
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for Inventory Management Technology Strategies for Distribution .Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. Inventory has been—and continues to be—the lifeblood of the distribution marketplace. While many companies are slow to adopt new strategies and technologies, a growing number of distributors are leveraging inventory practices to improve key metrics like customer retention, gross margins, and inventory turns. Read these research survey findings to find out how you can make better inventory management technology decisions.

DS FM SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY: inventory turns. Inventory Management Trends in Distribution Aberdeen conducted a research survey on inventory management technology adoption and ROI in January and February 2007 across 55 distribution companies. This study confirmed that inventory management processes and technologies are being actively re-evaluated by companies today. 69% of respondents indicated they have made or been asked to provide recommendations in the past six months to management on how to improve their inventory management
3/10/2008 9:13:00 PM

Zooming into an Inventory Free Flow
FreeFlow, a provider of business services with a patented technology, aims to help companies improve product life cycle profitability by providing a unique, online auction platform where companies can reduce their at-risk and excess inventory.

DS FM SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY: heels of two industry awards previously bestowed to FreeFlow for its pioneering technology. Namely, the company was chosen by Manufacturing Business Technology (MBT) magazine as one of the forty Emerging Software Vendors in 2006. This award recognizes leading entrepreneurial IT vendors based on dynamic criteria including growth statistics, recent customer wins, product innovation, and overall company direction. Additionally, Gartner recognized FreeFlow as Best Service Provider at its 2006 Fall
1/30/2007

Let the (Excess) Inventory Flow!
Because companies focus primarily on new product development and promotion, the problem of excess and obsolete inventory, once addressed, often leads to both the inventory and dollars flying out the door. There should be smarter ways of handling this problem.

DS FM SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY: one year). Carrying cost depends mainly on the cost of capital invested as well as such costs of maintaining the inventory as taxes (based on the value of inventory on hand at a particular time) and insurance, obsolescence, spoilage, and space occupied. Such costs vary from 10 percent to 35 percent annually, depending on type of industry. Carrying cost is ultimately a policy variable reflecting the opportunity cost of alternative uses for funds invested in inventory. The topic here is not traditional
1/26/2007

Effective Inventory Analysis
Effective Inventory Analysis. Get Data Related to Effective Inventory Analysis. For many distributors, inventory is the largest and perhaps the most important asset. Inventory ties up more money than buildings or equipment, and is often less “liquid.” It is crucial, then, that distributors develop and use a comprehensive set of tools that allows close monitoring of the performance of inventory investments. Read more about simple measurements that can help you maximize your investment in inventory.

DS FM SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY: on tried and proven methods and best practices. The author, Jon Schreibfeder, draws from decades of experience helping more than 1,000 distributors achieve better inventory management. A popular speaker at distribution conferences, Mr. Schreibfeder has literally written the book on this topic, with Achieving Effective Inventory Management now in its second edition. As a leading provider of specialized distribution and business management systems, Microsoft Business Solutions is pleased to sponsor this
3/31/2008 11:58:00 AM

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Industry Vertical Alone Does Not Define the Supply Chain
Software vendors are now offering functionality specifically designed for various industries. And when selecting a supply chain planning (SCP) solution, it’s obviously important to take these solutions into account. However, this alone does not guarantee the best-fit solution for your business; it’s equally important to ensure that the solution is designed to address your specific supply chain issues.

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4/12/2007 4:37:00 PM

What Your Refrigerator Can Teach You about Lean Inventory
A lean supply chain consists of two major components—lean manufacturing and lean distribution—which focus on satisfying customer demand efficiently, at the lowest cost, with the least amount of waste. But what if your replenishment strategy is your distribution center’s weakest link? To improve customer satisfaction and achieve efficiency and balance, your replenishment strategy must consider all the key variables.

DS FM SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY: for Your Business Transforming Spreadsheets: Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting for Midsize Companies How to Successfully Select an ERP System in 8 Simple Steps Acronym-Related White Papers: Business Intelligence (BI) |  Customer Relationship Management (CRM) |  Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) |  Human Capital Management (HCM) |  Information Technology (IT) |  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) |  Return on Investment (ROI) |  Software as a Service (SaaS) |  Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
2/13/2008 3:56:00 PM

Leading Airline Improves Inventory Management
Delta is the world’s second largest airline in terms of passengers carried and the leading US carrier across the Atlantic, offering daily flights to 502 destinations in 88 countries. With $1 billion (USD) worth of parts inventory at one time, Delta needed a supply chain system to aid the company’s maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) activities. Learn how Delta implemented a full MRO technology suite from Click Commerce, that focuses on supply chain management, configuration management, technical documentation, planning, and execution.

DS FM SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY: Commandments of BYOD Transforming Spreadsheets: Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting for Midsize Companies 10 Critical Questions to Ask a Manufacturing ERP Vendor
11/4/2005 3:45:00 PM

How Inventory Optimization Can Increase Your Profitability
The latest inventory optimization technology that can increase your profitability.Read Free Guides and IT Reports Related To Inventory Optimization. One of the largest expenses for distributors and wholesalers is stock. Many have difficulty finding the perfect balance between ensuring products are available when they’re needed and not holding too much inventory. So, how is it possible to increase profitability while lowering inventory costs? By exploiting an inventory optimization system, businesses increase automation and collaboration—allowing greater profitability.

DS FM SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY: department to fulfill such demands. The physical distribution network is the basis for an effective inventory and supply chain management solution. An efficient inventory management system requires a multi-level distribution network for each product. This covers where the product is stored, either at an external supplier or within internal production or warehouse locations. Replenishment recommendations created by inventory optimization software can help companies decide when to buy, produce or ship
11/1/2007 3:56:00 PM

Inventory Planning & Optimization:Extending Your ERP SystemPart Two: How It Works
Organizations today realize that although strategies focusing on outsourcing transportation, e-business and new distribution models are important, these are all secondary in relation to what lies at the heart of any supply chain: INVENTORY. Although firms have invested significantly in ERP and MRP systems in the last decade, overall inventory levels within the extended supply chain remain relatively unchanged.

DS FM SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY: do? Inventory Optimization software finds the optimal level of inventory investment, for a given customer service level for each item of inventory at each location within an organization. Optimization balances supply to meet demand at the lowest possible cost (investment in inventory), using the least company resources, for a given service level, for each item at each site within the entire supply chain. This is Part Two of a three-part note. Part One contained an Executive Summary and discussed ERP
4/5/2003

How to Navigate Today’s Supply Chain Challenges
Traditionally, enterprise resource planning (ERP) served as a system of record and managed common tasks, transactions, and disparate business processes across the organization. However, the role of ERP has expanded to consider new technology forces that impact the way users interact with systems and new models for software deployment. Likewise, as businesses look to establish themselves as preferred trading partners, strive to cope with economic uncertainty, or extend services and products to new markets, greater demands are now placed on ERP software. Therefore, the role of the ERP system has had to expand. Download this white paper now to learn how today's ERP systems cope with current supply chain challenges.

DS FM SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY: to new markets, greater demands are now placed on ERP software. Therefore, the role of the ERP system has had to expand. Download this white paper now to learn how today s ERP systems cope with current supply chain challenges. How to Navigate Today’s Supply Chain Challenges style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP),   Supply Chain Management (SCM) Related Industries:   Manufacturing,   Industry Independent Related Keywords:   E
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