Inventory Operations Consulting

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Cycle Counting And Physical Inventories

    If you are running a successful and comprehensive cycle counting program, there is little benefit to performing an annual physical inventory. Unfortunately, many in the financial establishment still live in the Dark Ages when it comes to inventory counting and will try to tell you that "you must perform an...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Optimizing Economic Order Quantity (EOQ

    Inventory models for calculating optimal order quantities and reorder points have been in existence long before the arrival of the computer. When the first Model T Fords were rolling off the assembly line, manufacturers were already reaping the financial benefits of inventory management by determining the most cost effective answers...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Optimizing Safety Stock

    Optimizing Safety Stock levels by calculating the magical balance of minimal inventory while meeting variable customer demand is sometimes described as the Holy Grail of inventory management. Many companies look at their own demand fluctuations and assume that there is not enough consistency to predict future variability. They then fall...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Consignment Inventory: What Is It And When Does It Make Sense To Use It

    Consignment Inventory is inventory that is in the possession of the customer, but is still owned by the supplier. In other words, the supplier places some of his inventory in his customer's possession (in their store or warehouse) and allows them to sell or consume directly from his stock. The...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Negative Inventory: What You Don't Know May Make Things Worse

    People can get rather excited over negative inventory because the concept seems so ridiculous. Surprisingly, negative inventory is a very common occurrence and may even be a "normal" part of some processes. Though negative inventory balances certainly reflect some type of problem, it should not be assumed that you must...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Consignment Inventory: What Is It And When Does It Make Sense To Use It

    Consignment Inventory is inventory that is in the possession of the customer, but is still owned by the supplier. In other words, the supplier places some of his inventory in his customer's possession (in their store or warehouse) and allows them to sell or consume directly from his stock. The...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Negative Inventory: What You Don't Know May Make Things Worse

    People can get rather excited over negative inventory because the concept seems so ridiculous. Surprisingly, negative inventory is a very common occurrence and may even be a "normal" part of some processes. Though negative inventory balances certainly reflect some type of problem, it should not be assumed that you must...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Cycle Counting And Physical Inventories

    If you are running a successful and comprehensive cycle counting program, there is little benefit to performing an annual physical inventory. Unfortunately, many in the financial establishment still live in the Dark Ages when it comes to inventory counting and will try to tell you that "you must perform an...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Optimizing Economic Order Quantity (EOQ

    Inventory models for calculating optimal order quantities and reorder points have been in existence long before the arrival of the computer. When the first Model T Fords were rolling off the assembly line, manufacturers were already reaping the financial benefits of inventory management by determining the most cost effective answers...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Optimizing Safety Stock

    Optimizing Safety Stock levels by calculating the magical balance of minimal inventory while meeting variable customer demand is sometimes described as the Holy Grail of inventory management. Many companies look at their own demand fluctuations and assume that there is not enough consistency to predict future variability. They then fall...

    Provided By Inventory Operations Consulting