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27Jun

Warehouse Occupancy Percentage

Optimal storage utilization helps enforce healthy inventory management. In our early work with Honda their...

02Jun

Efficient Procurement Inventory

Efficient procurement inventory (EPI) is often required to realize steep discounts when a special opportunity...

02Jun

Inventory Carrying Rate

The inventory carrying rate (ICR) is the percent of the unit inventory value used to...

26Jun

Inventory Activity Profiling & Data Mining

Suppose you were sick and went to the doctor for a diagnosis and prescription.  When...

27Jun

Inventory Performance Measures

Inventory performance measures include financial, productivity , quality, and response time indicators for evaluating the efficiency and...

Double Dead SKUs Profile

A useful variation of the Customer-Item Sales Activity Profile is the Customer-Item SKU Activity Profile.  This profile indicates the number of SKUs or items that are purchased in different business segments.  It is often useful in weeding out items from the service profile.  For example, in the illustration we were able to identify 150 C items that were ordered only by C customers.  Those are candidates for elimination.

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