Supply chains inherently face levels of uncertainty. Meeting revenue targets, satisfying customers, and containing costs rely on companies being able to minimize that uncertainty and solve problems quickly and effectively.
Manufacturers and retailers often source materials, components or finished products from low-cost countries to improve cost-competitiveness, despite the greater risk of trade wars and other disruptions in extended, global supply chains.
It’s usually because many people don’t know the difference between inventory fulfillment in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and a dedicated, modern warehouse management software system (WMS). These two systems go head-to-head in this guide from Deposco.
Keeping excess inventory as a safety strategy is a losing proposition for companies. It doesn’t work because companies often hold inventory that’s not usable or is obsolete, representing a dead loss, sometimes on the order of tens of millions of dollars a year, to the company.
The latest news, analysis, services and systems regarding logistics and freight and their impact on global supply chains. Today’s companies are transporting and delivering perishables and manufactured goods in a more timely and efficient manner than ever before through logistics solutions. New technologies that provide information during local and global shipments are transforming the way companies do business - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As transportation and distribution services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using logistics and cargo solutions to power their supply chains.
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