Best Practices for Raw Materials Management- Part 2 of 2

Best Practices for Raw Materials Management- Part 2 of 2

Continued from the previous post:  Best Practices for Raw Materials Management- Part 1 of 2

Picking and Issuing

Proper labeling and disciplined putaway processes will accurately record the location of raw materials.

Best Practices for Raw Materials Management- Part 1 of 2

Best Practices for Raw Materials Management- Part 1 of 2

Raw materials management is comprised of many functions, each representing a potential landmine, which can and will, blow up your production costs and warehouse efficiencies. Here are the top considerations so you don’t end up with a ticking time bomb on your hands because of poor raw materials management.

Worst Inventory Practices- Part 2 of 2

Worst Inventory Practices- Part 2 of 2

Picking up where we left off. Below are some more worst inventory practices.

6.     On-the-job training of warehouse staff

Giving staff members a quick ½ hr overview of the system because it’s a ‘really simple system to use’ is just plain wrong.

5 Ways in which a Warehouse Management System Increases Your Warehouse Efficiency

5 Ways in which a Warehouse Management System Increases Your Warehouse Efficiency

In today’s world, the role of a warehouse operations/logistics/distribution manager is fundamental to the financial success of an organization. The key performance indicators (KPI’s) of a logistics manager are no longer limited to just management of daily functions of a warehouse. Efficiency and cost reduction at all stages of warehouse processes now test the skills of even the most experienced warehouse operations team. To meet the growing consumer demand for goods and services it has become essential for organizations to employ an efficient warehouse management system. But how to choose the right warehouse management system for your company?

Worst Inventory Practices- Part 1 of 2

Worst Inventory Practices- Part 1 of 2

Many of us are guilty of some of these worst inventory practices which is really saying they’re easy to commit because it’s convenient and gets the product out the door.  However, there’s a price tag for all these ‘sins’ and that comes in the form of obsolete inventory and dissatisfied customers.