ERP for Inventory

Take Control of Your Inventory in 2021 Take Control of Your Inventory in 2021 Take Control of Your Inventory in 2021

Take Control of Your Inventory in 2021

Author: | Post Date: 02 Mar 2021

As the ripples from 2020’s global events are still being felt throughout the manufacturing industry, now more than ever it is essential for manufacturers to manage their supply chain, forecast demand, and use production resources as efficiently as possible. It is during challenging periods such as these that manufacturing businesses need to review the tools they use to plan and manage inventory and production. [...]


Right Place, Right Time, on Time – How to be Inventive with Inventory Right Place, Right Time, on Time – How to be Inventive with Inventory Right Place, Right Time, on Time – How to be Inventive with Inventory

Right Place, Right Time, on Time – How to be Inventive with Inventory

Author: | Post Date: 10 Nov 2020

The global pandemic is forcing everyone to reassess their inventory management processes. A recent bulletin from the Cleaning and Hygiene Suppliers’ Association (CHSA) has called on medical supply businesses to urgently address their supply chains and plan for shortages. Discussing the impact of COVID-19 on the cleaning and hygiene sector, it cited the fragility of just-in-time supply chains, reduced production capacity, and unprecedented demand [...]


5 Ways to Improve Procurement Performance 5 Ways to Improve Procurement Performance 5 Ways to Improve Procurement Performance

5 Ways to Improve Procurement Performance

Author: | Post Date: 01 Sep 2020

I apologize for using the cliché ‘new normal’ but we really do have to accept that the practices and expectations of procurement in the modern enterprise have changed and may never be the same again. As a result of the disruptions caused by COVID, procurement is no longer a clerical and transactional role but needs to step up to show how it can be [...]


How Procurement can Improve Inventory Management How Procurement can Improve Inventory Management How Procurement can Improve Inventory Management

How Procurement can Improve Inventory Management

Author: | Post Date: 28 Jul 2020

One thing that procurement departments are working intensively on at the moment is how to spend more effectively. That doesn’t mean just cost-cutting, but where to prioritize spending. Given that direct and indirect materials makeup at least 50% of the typical manufacturer’s costs, what procurement can do to improve inventory management is an obvious place to start. (more…)


The Transformative Powers of Digital Procurement – How SYSPRO Boosts Supply Chain Resilience The Transformative Powers of Digital Procurement – How SYSPRO Boosts Supply Chain Resilience The Transformative Powers of Digital Procurement – How SYSPRO Boosts Supply Chain Resilience

The Transformative Powers of Digital Procurement – How SYSPRO Boosts Supply Chain Resilience

Author: | Post Date: 21 Jul 2020

It goes without saying that these are testing times for the UK’s Movers and Makers. One of the key lessons has been the importance of having a robust procurement strategy. Only then do you have the agility for effective supply chain management. By embracing a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, manufacturers and distributors can adapt and pivot as procurement professionals have business-critical data [...]


Top 5 Famous Australian Food Recalls of the Last 5 Years Top 5 Famous Australian Food Recalls of the Last 5 Years Top 5 Famous Australian Food Recalls of the Last 5 Years

Top 5 Famous Australian Food Recalls of the Last 5 Years

Author: | Post Date: 23 Jun 2020

This month we observed World Food Safety Day. This year’s theme of “Food safety, everyone’s business” is particularly relevant as approximately 650 products including food-related items are recalled in Australia every year, but only about half of them are returned to the retailer. In October last year, the ACCC reported that there were about 1.7 million recalled products still in Australian homes. (more…)


How Traceability and Quality Control Helps to Manage Recalls and Returns How Traceability and Quality Control Helps to Manage Recalls and Returns How Traceability and Quality Control Helps to Manage Recalls and Returns

How Traceability and Quality Control Helps to Manage Recalls and Returns

Author: | Post Date: 12 Nov 2019

What do exploding phones, automobile exhaust emission problems, and food and drug contamination have in common? They embroiled the companies that made and distributed them in a complex and costly product recall process. The impact of recalls Product recalls are one of the biggest risks that manufacturers and distributors have to face. According to the insurance industry the average cost of product recall claims is over [...]


What is a Cycle Count? The Importance and Benefits to Your Inventory Management What is a Cycle Count? The Importance and Benefits to Your Inventory Management What is a Cycle Count? The Importance and Benefits to Your Inventory Management

What is a Cycle Count? The Importance and Benefits to Your Inventory Management

Author: | Post Date: 07 Aug 2019

There seems to be quite a lot of confusion around Cycle Counting vs. Stocktaking.  So, before we discuss the importance of Cycle Counting, we will need to understand WHAT Cycle Counting is, and What Cycle Counting is NOT: What is a Cycle Count? Traditional inventory audits or stock takes, involve counting all of the stock that the organization has on a particular date.  Typically this is [...]


4 Dos and Don’ts of Inventory Management for All Manufacturing Operations 4 Dos and Don’ts of Inventory Management for All Manufacturing Operations 4 Dos and Don’ts of Inventory Management for All Manufacturing Operations

4 Dos and Don’ts of Inventory Management for All Manufacturing Operations

Author: | Post Date: 11 Apr 2019

The current power crisis in South Africa is teaching all of its citizens a few lessons in inventory, distribution and asset management. Here’s how these lessons translate into better inventory management for all manufacturing operations.   (more…)



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