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Understanding the Inventory Audit Process

By Finale Inventory / April 22, 2022

Conducting an inventory audit can seem confusing at first. Fortunately, knowing what to expect and how to break it down will have…

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Understanding the Inventory Audit Process

Conducting an inventory audit can seem confusing at first. Fortunately, knowing what to expect and how to break it down will have you stock auditing like a professional in no time. There are steps you can take before and during the process to simplify it for you and your business and limit the disruption it…

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5 Reasons Why You Need an Order Management System

An order management system can shape the way you run your business, increasing your productivity and morale amongst your employees — and so much more. Here’s more on why you should consider making the investment and the benefits of order management systems. What Is Order Management? Order management is the process of integrating orders from…

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Guide to Centralized Inventory Management: Is It Right for Your Business?

Inventory management can take many forms, but the two broad categories are centralized and decentralized. Centralized inventory management offers a way for businesses to address stocking, order fulfillment and more through a simple network. A centralized inventory system can be a great fit for many business types. Learn about the characteristics of this inventory style…

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How Inventory Alerts Improve Efficiency and Performance

Inventory alerts are an essential component of effective inventory management. Low stock alerts can be the difference between whether your business fulfills an order. Mismanaged inventory can lead to issues like inconsistent stock levels, fulfillment delays or miscommunication between warehouses. Protecting your company from poor inventory management is crucial, especially for businesses with a multichannel…

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What Is a Stock Transfer, and How Do You Do It Efficiently

If you’re interested in growing your e-commerce or small business, you may want to know more about stock transfers in inventory management. Stock transfers can quickly become complex, especially following an expansion, a move to a new location or the addition of a new storage facility.  Let’s look at what a stock transfer is, the…

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Soft vs Hard Inventory Allocation

Gaining control over your company’s inventory allows you to meet customer demand and minimize supply chain challenges. The key to inventory control is inventory allocation, which is the process of tracking inventory across your network. Your network might include warehouses, distribution centers and brick-and-mortar stores. With the correct allocation of stock, you can avoid stockouts…

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5 Reasons Small Businesses Should Have an Inventory Management System

If your small business sells products, an inventory or stock management system is necessary. With an inventory management system in place, you know how much of an item you have on hand, when you need to order more and whether you’re ordering the correct amounts or not.  While older methods of managing inventory typically involved keeping track…

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What Is Inventory Shrinkage?

As a business, your primary goal should be to serve your customers well, which you can accomplish through staying organized and accurately managing your inventory. If you find your company experiencing inventory shrinkage, take the time to reevaluate your company practices. By remaining aware of your options, you can formulate a plan to prevent future…

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What Is Store Inventory Control

From the beginning to the end of all retail operations, keeping track of your store’s inventory is crucial to maintaining efficiency throughout the rest of your business operations. Luckily, in today’s digitized world, inventory control systems make managing your store’s products easier than ever.  Store inventory software can help your business thrive by introducing you…

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10 inventory management best practices for the food & beverage industry

10 Inventory Management Best Practices for the Food and Beverage Industry

The secret for how to stay ahead of competitors is not always flashy advertisements or new products. Simple operational procedures, such as good inventory control, can help you to improve your order management, avoid lost goods, reduce downtime and improve efficiency in pulling food or drinks from the shelves. Whether you own a restaurant or…

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