The Supply Chain and Inventory Planning Blog

How to Prepare for the Challenges of Inventory Planning

If you’re reading this, by now you likely understand the benefits of inventory planning: accuracy in revenue, increase in profitability, and the...

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What is Demand Planning? A Brief Introduction

Demand planning, also known as inventory or merchandise planning and forecasting, is the process of calculating consumer interest in order to...

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8 Ways to Deal with Excess Inventory

Are you stuck with inventory that isn’t selling fast enough? Perhaps you took a big bet and discovered some products weren’t as successful as you...

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9 Ways to Deal with Out-of-Stock Inventory

Did you sell out of a product too fast? Or maybe you’re facing supply chain challenges and delays in shipments. You’re not alone. Out of stock (OOS

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IMS/3PL/OMS/ERP/FUSE - Find Out Which One You Need

As straightforward as inventory seems, the ways of managing, tracking, planning, and ordering it can differ. Many retailers use a combination of...

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4 major supply chain mistakes and the brands that endured them

As the old saying goes, everyone makes mistakes. From misinterpreting trends to software issues, it’s no surprise some retailers are paying closer...

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Unlocking Amazon's secret to success: supply chain

Since launching in 1994 as an online bookseller, Amazon has notoriously evolved into the world’s highest-valued company by offering cloud...

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4 simple rules for streamlining your SKU system

This week’s post is on a definitively unsexy but very important topic, and it was actually inspired by one of our recent conversations with our...

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