Most inventory-based businesses have some sort of item classification, but it tends to be relatively basic. We often see classification based on a basic cost analysis or how fast the item moves. These are helpful, but they become even more valuable when combined.
At Sage Summit in Atlanta this May, Sage rolled out the first release of its long-awaited Production Management module. This module replaces the legacy Work Order module and brings the functionality into the Sage 100 "framework", meaning its architecture is more consistent with the rest of the Sage 100 product.
Excess stock is driven by incorrect levels.
A common problem we see is incorrect levels. It starts with how you control and manage your inventory, and it cascades from there into costly challenges like stock-outs and excess stock.
First things first: you have to know how much you have and where you have it.
There's one mistake that businesses with inventory make time and again. It's using a spreadsheet to manage their items. From location to levels, way too many businesses scrape by using this incorrect tool.
Excel may be inexpensive, but it comes with major costs.
In a perfect world, your warehouse would have just enough inventory to meet demands. You'd know exactly where everything is and the quantities on hand of each item. So, what's keeping you from this warehouse nirvana?
Read more: The Right Items in the Right Place at the Right Time
Contact us to learn more about how you can about achieve complete warehouse automation.
We've joined forces with our friends at Sage inventory Advisor to bring you this series of tips to help make you an inventory expert, empowering you to make your warehouse operations more profitable.
In part one of our Warehouse Wizard Series, we address the topic of Inventory Control vs.
When ScanForce started out 16 years ago, it was in response to demand in the MAS 90/200 (now Sage 100 and Sage 100cloud) community for a better way to automate warehouse processes. Our products have evolved over time, but we've always kept that focus on helping Sage 100 users streamline their warehouse operations through powerful but easy to use technology.
2018 was quite a year here at ScanForce! In case you haven't been keeping up with us, here's what you may have missed as we head into our 16th year in business.
We created two new strategic roles and filled them with industry veterans:
Gary Lamb, Customer Operations Director read more
Shaun Garrity, Client Account Manager read more
We introduced our Million Record Challenge, illustrating our superior speed technology.
We are pleased to announce that Shaun Garrity has joined our team as a Client Account Manager. Shaun joins us following 9 years working as an Account Executive at a top Sage reseller. In that time, he recommended our solutions to his Sage 100 customers many times, so we've already had a chance to see him in action providing excellent customer service!
Over the years, Shaun worked with hundreds of manufacturing and distribution companies, and he understands their business needs.
When our friends at CIMcloud told us they were having another Partner Huddle, we didn't have to think twice about accepting the invitation to participate, although we weren't sure how they would top the last one.
The CIMcloud Partner Huddle happens about once a year, bringing together members of the Sage 100 community from around the country for networking, learning, and collaboration.