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No Business is Too Small for Inventory Control

Posted on 28 November 2012 by Erin Schlee

A few months back, I wrote a blog entry comparing the uncanny similarities between building your own furniture and ERP selection. Reflecting back on that post, I decided to brainstorm additional daily/real-life scenarios that can also be compared to daily struggles that manufacturers and distributors face within their own businesses. What was the next issue I decided to address? Inventory management and, well...baking a pumpkin pie.

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Topics: Material Requirements Planning, Inventory management, Inventory Optimization

A new material planning approach

Posted on 16 January 2012 by Simon Griffiths

For several decades, material requirements planning (MRP) has been the standard method for manufacturing and inventory planning. But in recent years it has come under criticism, and any manufacturing shops have adopted other approaches, such as kanban or lean manufacturing.

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Topics: Material Requirements Planning, Inventory management, ERP, MRP, Inventory Optimization

 

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