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Molly Mehlenbacher

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The Inventory KPI & Metrics You Should Be Managing

As the adage goes: you can’t measure what you don’t monitor. There isn’t much that’s more important to monitor than inventory management as a wholesaler or distributor.   Because profitability and margins are so closely tied to… View More

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Inventory Management Techniques & Strategies for Small Businesses

Today, if you are a small business owner that’s focused on moving goods, it’s imperative that you’re applying inventory management techniques and using best-in-class technology.     Gone are the days of passing around a sheet of paper or using… View More

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How to Optimize Pick, Pack, and Ship in your Warehouse

If you own a business with inventory, then you know how warehouse fulfillment works. When an order comes in, you need to pull a product from your inventory. It needs to be safely packaged for the customer and then shipped. This is known as pick, pack, and… View More

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How to Utilize Data to Grow Sales in 2019

Year-end may be chock full of holiday cheer in your warehouse, but December is also a great time to pop the cork on planning for the coming year. By reviewing data from your eCommerce platform, you’ll have the insight needed to prepare for the coming… View More

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Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes When Selecting a POS

If you’re selling to consumers, a Point-Of-Sale (POS) system is a must-have. But if you’re a wholesale distributor selling to other merchants, you probably think it’s not necessary.   The truth is you may be… View More

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The Must-Have Foundational Elements of Inventory Management

While there are dozens of best practices when it comes to maintaining a well-oiled inventory management system (hint: managing in an inventory count sheet isn't one of them), there are… View More

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Don't Make These Mobile Mistakes this Holiday Season

  The warning that warrants the attention of every eCommerce company this time of year is to be mobile ready. If your customers can’t shop or buy as easily on a mobile device as they can from your desktop site, your survival rate as a company… View More

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Don’t Drop the Ball on Black Friday

Black Friday is the bellwether moment of the holiday season. If you get it wrong with customers during this time of year, you will likely struggle to keep them coming back, or worse yet, you won’t gain any new ones throughout the rest of the holiday… View More

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5 Warehouse Management Mistakes to Avoid

Warehouse management can be a complex weave of mastery and mistakes, even for a seasoned veteran. More often than not working off a warehouse inventory management template won't… View More

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7 Signs a Scary Sales Slump is Creeping In (this Holiday Season)

As a wholesale distributor in the holiday category, sales should be anything but scary right now—just days before Halloween. Business seems to be going well, but is it?   This is the perfect time of year to take stock of where you’re… View More