While inventory demand has been at an all-time high during the coronavirus and its corresponding pandemics, there might actually be some advantages to restricting your inventory during COVID-19. Earlier this month, Amazon – the obvious bellwether for the warehousing industry – announced that they would be restricting inventory in certain areas to help manage Read the full article…

  Whether it’s during the pandemic or back in, let’s say, calmer times, the right inventory count could make or break a warehouse. Inventory counts are a major part of any warehouse operation, as they can help keep orders accurate, help you identify potential problems or shortages, and give you a better idea of what Read the full article…

  Even though many warehouses are busy right now, the sight of items piling up unsold isn’t an uncommon one. Certain products aren’t going to be quite as in-demand as others during the pandemic, as people prioritize what they need over what they want. While the slowdown won’t last forever, you’re probably starting to deal Read the full article…

You’ve done it! The dust has settled, your packages have made it to their final destination to find a happy home at retail stores or in the homes of customers as holiday gifts, and everyone’s back from their New Year’s celebrations. One question may come to mind – now what? Everyone jokes about making (and Read the full article…

Manufacturing warehouses often have to fulfill two very distinct purposes – the manufacturing of goods and products, and the safe storage thereof until they’re sent out to customers. The two-fold nature of manufacturing warehouses can lead to very specific problems, even above and beyond the typical issues encountered by warehouses. These issues can lead to Read the full article…

Warehouses of any size, once they reach a certain threshold of income and product intake, have a lot of financial details they need to keep an eye on. Even if you’re not the head of the financial department, warehouse managers still need to factor cost and revenue into everything they do, as financial statements can Read the full article…

  Product numbering and barcoding is a fact of life for every warehouse, no matter what products you deal in, but there’s a lot more that goes into it than you might expect. If you’re new to the world of generating barcode numbers, or if you think there has to be a better way to Read the full article…

Warehouse analysis can take many different shapes and forms as needed, and it can be hard to know exactly what method will work best for your warehouse. A common type of analysis many warehouses have been turning to these days is ABC analysis. ABC analysis is a simple method of categorizing inventory that divides items Read the full article…

For certain industries, lot tracking is a crucial step in keeping their products safe and shippable. Many products that need to be tracked together in a group, whether it be due to shelf life, expiration date, or batch numbers, are better served with lot tracking. Lot tracking is the act of keeping similar items together Read the full article…

That might sound like a pretty backwards idea to anyone with experience in the industry, but follow us for a bit. Inventory reduction is a necessary part of any business, although a lot of warehouses don’t quite get as in-depth with it as they should. When was the last time you had to clearance out Read the full article…

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