For some time now, supply chain experts have been discussing the perfect order.
Simply defined, it is an order that is:
Shipped complete & correctly (right documentation, correct invoice, etc.)
To the correct destination
It’s just about picking and shipping doing a good job, right?
The Imperfect Order
Since... Read more...
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Shipping with ACCTivate!
Shipping can be one of the most challenging aspects of establishing a pricing policy and managing an online business.
While ACCTivate! can’t help with the rates charged by shipping companies, it does provide the flexibility you need when developing a shipping policy for your customers.
FedEx... Read more...
A recent report by Aberdeen Group cited the need to “reduce warehouse operating expenses while maximizing utilization of resources” as the number one concern of the survey of 158 warehouse executives surveyed.
Seems that no matter the size of the business, from small to huge, this is a common goal.
Continued reading of the survey revealed... Read more...
Inventory ties up a large, if not the largest, amount of a business’ capital. While sufficient inventory is required to maximize sales and ensure customer satisfaction, too much inventory ties up cash and increases storage costs, insurance, taxes, interest on loans and the occurrence of product obsolescence.
ACCTivate!’s tools help identify... Read more...
Tuxedo Distributors, LLC, is a leading importer of high quality automotive repair equipment manufactured in the People’s Republic of China.
Founded in 2004, the company is located in Cleburne, Texas, inside of a 70,000 sq. ft. warehouse with a large inventory of lifts, wheels service equipment, accessories and parts.
Strategic alliance, strategic... Read more...
With the constant incoming and outgoing flow of traffic as millions move through its walls each week, Grand Central Terminal®, often referred to Grand Central Station, truly is, as it refers to itself, “the heart of New York City.”
Similarly, your warehouse is the site of constant incoming and outgoing flow of goods & information,... Read more...
Remember the last time you lost your car keys? The frantic search, looking over and over in the same place. Eventually, you probably found them and whew…relief, followed by a declaration that you wouldn’t let that happen again.
What causes us to lose things? Lack of attention. Not following the same process each time. Setting something... Read more...