News and Posts

Featured Post

What Is a Markup?

By Finale Inventory / January 17, 2023

In 2021, U.S. companies had their most profitable year since the 1950s, and much of that is a result of increasing markup averages across…

Continue Reading This Post →
Recent Posts
best order picking methods for warehouse

The Best Order Picking Methods for Your Warehouse

Order picking has a critical role to play in your warehouse operations. It impacts your efficiency, accuracy and customer satisfaction, and you can amplify your business by finding the right method.

Read More...

The Role of Shipping Labels in Inventory Management

Shipping labels might seem simple, but they have an integral role to play in warehouse shipping processes. Inventory management and shipping labels go hand in hand, with these labels providing valuable information about the package’s origin, destination, handling requirements and much more. They can direct the package through its journey, allowing employees to work more…

Read More...

Shortage vs. Surplus: Causes and Definitions

Shortages and surpluses are similar in that they disrupt the flow of a business and can cause financial troubles and a loss of customers. However, they differ in numerous ways. The causes and solutions of shortages and surpluses are very different and require businesses to look within to determine what they can do to help…

Read More...

5 Ways to Improve Inefficient Inventory Management

As businesses look for improvements in their companies, they should consider assessing their inventory management systems. Any kind of inefficiency can negatively affect your business, impacting how your customers view your services and how you compete with similar companies. Prioritize inventory management efficiency today and discover how you can improve it with five essential tips….

Read More...
7-tips-small-business-inventory-management

7 Tips for Small Business Inventory Management

If you already own or are gearing up to start a small business, one thing you have to pay extra attention to is inventory management. For small businesses, inventory management is one of the most integral parts of the entire process. It helps you evaluate how well your business is doing and whether it’s on track for success. With these…

Read More...

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…

Read More...

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…

Read More...

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…

Read More...
how inventory alerts improve efficiency and performance

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…

Read More...
efficient stock transfer

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…

Read More...