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Rogue One – The Supply Chain Hero’s Journey

I watched the latest Starwars over the holiday break "Rogue One." Not only was I was intrigued by the title but by the trailers' reference to taking on what seems to be an enemy too overwhelming to ever defeat. I found a lot of relevance in "Rouge ...

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Supply Chain Goals vs Results

A new year is coming up. Time for more New Year's resolutions and goal setting. You and your supply chain will face a fresh set of challenges in 2017. We know it can be hard to decide what your focus should be when thinking strategically about your ...

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Excess Inventory?

Got capacity? How much of it is being wasted—or, rather, misused? Let me help you answer that question. Bimodal Inventory Distribution – A Common Malady I don't care where we go, or the size of the enterprise with which we are working, the most ...

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Why your inventory spreadsheet isn’t adding up

Many businesses that manage inventory choose to do so with an inventory spreadsheet. It’s a common tool used to get some basic information, like which items are in stock and which need to be re-ordered. Many planners export data from their ERP and ...

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What Is Your Inventory Really Worth?

The true asset value of your inventory depends upon a large array of factors. However, as Smith and Smith properly assessed in their excellent book Demand Driven Performance, the factors that make inventory valuable can be summed up in general way ...

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Sage 100c Adds Inventory Functionality

Now Includes Sage Inventory Advisor “Basics” at No Charge It was recently announced that Sage Inventory Advisor Basics is now included with select Sage 100c bundles at no additional cost. Read on to learn about this enhancement to Sage 100c and what ...

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Instrument Manufacturers Can Boost Profits And Drive Growth With Modern Tools

The marketplace is marked by rapid change, stiff competition, and increasingly complicated regulatory obligations.  Instrument manufacturers must be able to respond quickly to changes in the marketplace or risk becoming obsolete. Disconnected, ...

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Technology Helps Instrument Manufacturers Work Fast & Accurately

The manufacturing marketplace is fast-paced and competition is tough, especially for instrument manufacturers.  Whether you produce gauges, lab equipment, or medical devices, precision and consistent quality is necessary.  Yet, disconnected systems ...

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