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The History of Inventory Management

People have been buying and selling things for centuries, so naturally, that means that inventory management has always existed in some form, at least. Obviously, there were no computers 300 years ago, and certainly no bar code readers, but people have always tried to...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Inventory Management

Good inventory management is important for every business, and that’s something you’ve already heard hundreds of times. But what exactly does a good inventory system consists of, and how do you manage it in the most efficient way, without going into too many details?...

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4 Ways to Streamline Order Management

How good is your order management? Do you always have enough stock to meet demand across all locations and in all seasons? And have you automated order management, or is it still a time sink? Whether you're running a small local business, a thriving eCommerce store,...

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How to Better Manage a Fragmented Inventory

A fragmented inventory can be scattered across multiple locations, warehouses, and suppliers' drop-shipping facilities. It resists efforts at centralization for the simple reason that it's economically viable to leave it where it is. Because the distance between...

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3 Key Considerations For Purchase Planning

The extent and quality of your purchase planning has a direct impact on your inventory levels. While it’s not the most exciting topic in the world, purchase planning is one of those important areas of stock management that can help you optimize stock and maximize...

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