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How to use the 80/20 Rule to Cut Costs in Your Warehouse

In the late 19th century, an Italian economist named Vifredo Pareto noted that approximately 80 percent of the land in Italy was owned by 20 percent of the population. The core of the idea is this: the majority of results come from a minority of causes. [...]
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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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Setting Up Your Warehouse with Wholesale Distribution Software

As a wholesale distribution business, warehouse management is a key component to your operations. The way in which your warehouse is organized, your processes for receiving, picking, packing and shipping and the people you hire to manage your warehouse wi[...]
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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 A Warehouse Management System Helped This Company Go From Processing 30 Orders a Day to 100

There are many reasons why a small business would want to implement a warehouse management system. Some examples include an increase in order volume, picking errors when dealing with similar products and manual processes, and wasted time managing invento[...]

3 Steps to WMS Change Management Success

Guest Post by Helen Peatfield You have chosen a WMS system to optimize your warehouse management processes. As a wholesale and distribution business, you’re excited to realize the potential benefits of warehouse inventory software but know a[...]
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Different Picking Methods with Warehouse Inventory Software

Warehouse processes are an integral part of running a successful wholesale and distribution business. This applies to warehouse operations of all sizes, however, depending on the nature of the product and available resources, there are different ways in w[...]
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How to Prepare Your Wholesale Business for the 2017 Holiday Season

Only 41 days until Christmas 2017 and retailers are already weeks into promoting holiday deals. It seems like every year stores start to promote holiday shopping earlier and earlier, and according to the National Retail Federation, 2017 holiday retail sal[...]
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