When you’re managing your own small business, a lot of your time and energy is used up on day to day operations. So when you pick the tools to keep your inventory accurate, it can be easy to rely on the ones you are already familiar with. In fact, many of our current customers tell […]Continue reading
Inventory management methodologies, definitions, and best practices to manage and control your stock.
Our first article on inventory management covers product types that your business may deal with. It also shows you how to name items today, while still keeping an eye on the product lineup of tomorrow. In this post you’ll learn more about pricing schemes, units of measure, and how to indicate whether you are selling […]Continue reading
If you’re new to the concept of inventory tracking, this article shares a few basic tips on how to name your products, and set up your inventory software or spreadsheet to make it easier to track different types of items. Essentially, this boils down to carefully balancing quick human readability, while maintaining the ability to quickly sort and filter your products when needed.Continue reading
Consignment is one method of gaining a few extra sales, and increasing exposure of your products. The terms for consignment can vary a lot by industry, but it’s essentially a way to loan your products to a store (consignee), and they’ll pay your business a portion of the revenue if they sell it.Continue reading
It won’t be obvious to your customers, but drop shipping is a completely different way of fulfilling orders that relies a lot more on your vendors. This article quickly reviews the traditional retail fulfillment model and compares it to how drop shipments work.Continue reading