Inventory Best Practices

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 1, 2011 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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The latest and most important information for best practices in the inventory function

Inventory Best Practices, Second Edition offers the latest and most important information on advanced techniques and strategies to improve on the accuracy of all ongoing inventories, configure a warehouse for optimum counting efficiencies, and more.

  • Explains the difference between different types of distressed merchandise for disposal purposes
  • Shows how to maximize the efficiency of inventory tracking systems by shifting selected inventory items into floor stock
  • Examines inventory picking, storage, transactions as well as warehouse layouts, and inventory measurement

Inventory Best Practices, Second Edition will not only show professionals how to cut their business costs but will demonstrate how to optimize their company's effectiveness as well.

 

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Contents

Inventory Purchasing
15
Contents
29
Inventory Receiving and Shipping
45
Contents
48
Delivery Performance
58
Inventory Storage
65
Inventory Picking
87
Picking Transactions
94
Inventory to Warehouses
173
Warehouse Layout
185
Cost Accounting
203
Obsolescence Reviews
223
Impact of Constraints on Inventory
237
Inventory Policies and Procedures
247
Inventory Measurements
271
Purchase Orders
281

Production Issues Impacting Inventory
103
Rather than HighCapacity Ones
107
Inventory Transactions
123
Inventory Planning and Management
147
and Surplus Inventory
302
Glossary
319
About the Author
331
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About the author (2011)

STEVEN M. BRAGG, CPA, has been the chief financial officer or controller of four companies, as well as a consulting manager at Ernst & Young and auditor at Deloitte. He is the author of over thirty books primarily targeted toward controllers, treasurers, CFOs, and their needs. Bragg received a master's degree in finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Maine.

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