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How to Calculate an ABC Analysis in Inventory Management

Back to the basics, an ABC analysis is a method for inventory holding companies to classify their inventory into different …

29 March 2022

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Cost-effective Inventory Management: 5 Steps to Unlock Your Competitive Advantage

Cost-effective inventory management is an important source for creating competitive advantages. It enables companies to deliver …

25 March 2022

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Top 10 Proven Inventory Tips For Large Retail Product Ranges

Retailers are increasingly faced with multiple sales channels and large product ranges. But which stock should be held where in …

21 March 2022

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SG Lunar new year disruptions 2022

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7 Practical Steps to Manage Logistics Disruptions During Lunar New Year

Every year, China witnesses one of the largest human migrations in the world, as the nation’s workforce puts down tools and …

17 January 2022

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7 deadly sins of stock-outs

Stock-outs are the work of the devil. As the ultimate crusher of customer satisfaction, these supply chain pests must be avoided…

21 September 2021

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4 Steps to Trim Down Your Excess Inventory

Excess stock is bad for business. It takes up valuable warehouse space and costs you a lot of money while it becomes obsolete…

15 September 2021

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The Digital Revolution In Inventory Management

The digital revolution in inventory management starts at Slimstock. Our Dutch company was founded back in 1993, and ever since …

15 September 2021

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What’s Driving Your Availability Levels?

Do you have enough stock to meet demand? Do you have too much? How can you ensure your service level targets satisfy the …

15 September 2021

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Inventory Planning - Excel vs Demand Planning Software

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Strategies to Operations Series 1: Assortment Index

For a business to succeed, the inventory strategy must align with the overall corporate vision of the organisation. However, when …

15 September 2021

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Inventory Planning - Excel vs Demand Planning Software

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Strategies to Operations Series 4: Inventory Planning | Excel vs Demand Planning Software

RESOURCES Ryan Ching Business Development Share this blog: For almost all business professionals, the relationship with spreadsheets started when they…

15 September 2021

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Chinese New Year oranges

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8 Inventory Management Video Tips for Chinese New Year | Slimstock SG

Confirming your supplier schedule to break down the total lead time in production and transport time will allow you to gain more …

15 September 2021

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Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) Explained

Minimum order quantities or MOQs are the minimum order size that the supplier is willing to accept. This is often expressed as the…

15 September 2021

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Outgrown from Excel

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5 Signs That You Have Outgrown Excel For Inventory Management

For many business, Excel is synonymous with demand planning and ordering inventory. It’s often the go-to choice because of its …

15 February 2021

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Pharmacy

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Optimising the Pharma Supply Chain

As COVID-19 tests healthcare systems across the globe, there is no doubt that the pandemic will revolutionise the pharmaceutical …

1 October 2020

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Covid-19: “In Trouble, We Double” Bullwhip Effect Explained

Due to COVID-19, border restrictions and the ‘circuit breaker’ measures in March and early April, Singapore consumers were panic …

21 July 2020

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Strategies to Operations Series 3: Product Life Cycle Management

Every product goes through a product lifecycle management consisting of five phases. As a supply chain professional, how can you …

20 May 2020

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Strategies to Operations Series 2: ABC/XYZ

Through finding the balance between investment in inventory and service levels, businesses can exploit the laws of Pareto …

16 April 2020

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Reduce Carbon Emissions with Accurate Inventory Management

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports that warming of the earth is creating a serious threat to the planet …

24 March 2020

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digitalising business

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How Can Digitalising Your Business Boost Profitability During and Beyond a Crisis?

The ultimate goal of every company is to generate profits by selling products at the best possible margin. For most businesses, …

24 March 2020

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What Can We Learn From The Tour De France in Terms of Inventory Management?

This weekend, the 106th edition of the Tour de France will start. Although cycling and inventory management are two completely …

18 July 2019

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