Archive for the ‘Warehouses’ Category

Inventory reduction strategies for slow-moving stock

Inventory reduction strategies for slow-moving stock One of the worst nightmares of any online seller, excess and slow-moving stock can prove to be a huge headache. Not only does this mean valuable space in your warehouse is unavailable, but it can mess up your cash flow, and attempting to sell it can divert your attention […]

Managing your warehouse during the outbreak

You probably have one or more warehouses to run, but with the new coronavirus outbreak, what do you do? How do you manage your workers? The basics The most important thing to do is listen to your workers. Ask them what they need. Be sure to provide them with all the essential items and protection […]

How to Maximize Warehouse Space Utilization

How to Maximize Warehouse Space Utilization Business is booming, you’re getting a lot of sales, inventory moves quickly, but you’re running out of space in warehouse. What should you do next? As previously discussed, the best way to fix this issue would be to rent/get another warehouse. But that can be too expensive sometimes, or […]

Demand Forecasting

Demand forecasting plays a critical role in every business when it comes to inventory management. It has one simple objective: to ensure you hold the correct amount of stock to maximize sales potential and profit. What is demand forecasting? Demand forecasting is the result of an analysis to determine what demand a certain item will […]

Mistakes to avoid when replenishing inventory

A common definition for inventory replenishment is “filling again by supplying what has been used up”- or in other words, inventory replenishment refers to the process of inventory movement from reserve warehouses to primary storage – then onto picking locations. Stock replenishment can often be used for both ready to use commodities and raw materials […]

Should you use RFID for stock management in your warehouse?

With today’s fast pace retail, warehouse management is becoming more and more challenging. Without sufficient insight into inventory, supply chain, and processes, stores might lose sales due to missing items in the warehouse. The lack of information affects the overall customer experience – if a customer wishes to buy a product of a certain size […]

Fulfillment centres vs. warehouses

What’s the difference between fulfillment centres and warehouses? The world of supply chain processes is quickly evolving. Nowadays, you cannot just have your entire business running from a warehouse. We can honestly say, that the days of handling all needs in a warehouse are both inefficient and fail to meet customers’ basic expectation for an […]

The importance of labeling your products

The importance of labeling your products Labeling is one of the most important aspects of warehouse management. A warehouse provides a central location for receiving, storing and distributing products. As each shipment arrives, responsibility for the goods transfers to warehouse personnel and products need to be identified. Then, they have to be sorted and dispatched […]

Why you should operate multiple warehouses

Why you should operate multiple warehouses You’ve started your business recently, maybe with a small warehouse or a small storage room in the back of your shop. Everything is doing great, your business is growing steadily, so what now? At one point, you realise that your warehouse is starting to get crowded and full. It’s […]