Did you know that improving inventory programs also improves efficiency? According to a US retailer survey conducted by Celect called Revealing the Hidden Costs of Poor Inventory Management, off-target merchandising decisions and too many markdowns are two of the biggest challenges retailers face.Read More »
There’s no question the retail industry is growing exponentially. Customers are embracing the idea of ordering online and having products of all kinds delivered directly to their door. The idea of having more options is no doubt very attractive to them. For retailers, this monumental growth comes with a warning: Customers can be fickle, and it’s important to have the right inventory available at the right time, in the right quantities. Retailers are being challenged to use inventory programs to their advantage to make the best decisions for their business.Read More »
Do you have automated inventory programs? If so, you may have a benefit that attracts great talent to work for your company.
With the US unemployment rates at historically low rates (3.5 percent in September 2019), businesses, especially warehouses and retail/e-commerce businesses, struggle to find good help. Seasonal needs also increase the demand for temporary workers but, with low unemployment rates, it can be difficult to attract them.Read More »
With US unemployment rates at historically low rates (3.5 percent in September 2019), many businesses continue to struggle with attracting and retaining warehouse workers. Some jobseekers may be reluctant to apply for available positions in warehouses and distribution centers due to concerns about risks of on-the-job injuries. Show potential hires your company is proactive about embracing modern inventory programs and other technology to keep operations running efficiently and reducing risks of workplace hazards of all types.Read More »