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The Top 5 Warehouse Inventory Software Features Every Wholesale Distributor Needs

Do you buy and sell inventory? Do you operate at least one warehouse location? Are you picking, packing and shipping orders to customers every day? Do you purchase inventory from a variety of vendors? Do you take orders from customers over the phone, thro[...]
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Is Your Inventory Costing You Money? 3 Mistakes Wholesale Distributors Make

Part of managing a warehouse and operating as a wholesale distribution business involves inventory analysis. This includes regular analysis of existing inventory, purchasing history, customer demand and the market in which you’re selling. Holding invent[...]
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Inventory & Warehouse Management Terminology [CHEAT SHEET]

Every industry has its own collection of acronyms and slang which can be confusing when dealing with customers, vendors and partners if you are not up-to-speed on their meanings. This can frequently be made more difficult if businesses in the industry use[...]
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Take Control of Your eCommerce Inventory with the Right System

eCommerce inventory management is the foundation for a successful online business. Of course, generating online sales is the key to initially securing customers and gaining part of the available market, but if you’re unable to fulfil those orders, these[...]
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Warehouse Organization Tips for Small Businesses

As a wholesale distribution business, inventory management is the backbone of your company. To be successful, you need to maintain inventory levels to meet demand, you need to be able to find, pick, pack and ship the right product to the right customer, a[...]
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How Small Businesses Can Leverage Amazon and eCommerce Inventory Integration

It’s no surprise many small businesses fear an Amazon take-over – with Wall Street firm Needham predicting that Amazon will make up 50% of all US eCommerce, the eCommerce giant continues to set the stage for successful online sales. However, instead o[...]
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eCommerce Inventory Management – B2B vs. B2C

For B2B companies looking to sell B2C through eCommerce channels, it’s not as simple as just setting up another consumer-facing website. Instead, changes to warehouse set-up, inventory management, back-end software and fulfilment processes all need to b[...]
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Get Inventory Reordering ‘Just Right’ with Wholesale Inventory Software

Ever heard of the Goldilocks factor? Yes, as in Goldilocks and the Three Bears. It may be a children’s fairytale, however, the principle of getting things ‘just right’ can be applied to many factors of a wholesale distribution business, especially w[...]
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The Cost of Poor Inventory Management

As a wholesaler and distributor, the inventory you sell flows through a vast network of businesses before getting to your warehouse.  The movement of inventory is a constant activity that requires input from multiple sources throughout the supply chain.[...]
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The Importance of Inventory Management and eCommerce in 2017

In the world of eCommerce today, customers expect the process of buying online to be as seamless – if not more – than purchasing the same item in a store. Online sales in 2017 as a percentage of total retail sales continues to increase over la[...]
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