Across our six locations, our physical inventory variance was zero and we’re proud of it. This tells you exactly nothing. A Tale of Jack and the Pride of It All… Jack is the owner of an industrial products supplier with five sales/inventory warehouses including one large distribution center. Jack called me and asked if I […]
About Dan BelangerDan Belanger is the President of the Belanger Technology and Consulting Group. His background includes thirty years of solution based action in multiple business models including Distribution, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Facilities Management, Service, Retail, and Information Systems. He is well-versed in all aspects of business ownership, operations and management. Dan can be reached at 702-785-7331 or [email protected] You can also connect with Dan on LinkedIn here.
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I’ve been traveling a bit lately and on one of the trips I talked with the owner of a business about some problems he was having between management and staff. Here’s a general idea of the conversation. The story goes that two like educated and responsible people work together in a place of business. Both are […]
Maybe it was the latest cycle count, the picking errors report, the reorganization of the warehouse, or the procurement staff that brought it to your attention. But you’ve got less of what you thought you had and more of what you didn’t think you had. Drives the purchasing people crazy. The first thing you do? […]
Remember the movie Gerry Maguire? Tom Cruise says to Rene Zellweger: “You complete me.” Well the same can be said for bar-code technology. The technology, when coupled with a credible infrastructure, makes magic. Technology was meant to be a tool, a tool to help us make a real difference. A tool to make good things […]
When reviewing your operational performance, grade yourself on how your business rates in the following best practice areas: 1. Receiving Does the receiving clerk keep a receiving log, indicating dock activity for each shipment by date? This log can prove valuable for reference purposes by purchasing, accounting, and in filing claims with carriers and suppliers. […]
What is a QR code? The textbook definition of a QR Code is a two-dimensional bar code created by Japanese corporation Denso-Wave in 1994. The “QR” is derived from “Quick Response.” A type of Matrix or Two Dimensional bar-code. Rather than use a linear or laser type reader you use an imager –like the camera […]