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  • Managing inventory for increased profitability

    Most people keep a pretty good eye on their cash. Generally, they don't leave it laying around, gathering dust, not put to use, uncontrolled. In the business world, inventory and cash, from an accounting standpoint, are pretty similar, both being considered assets. Yet, many businesses think of...
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  • Do you have too much inventory?

    Ask most most manufacturing, retail or distribution businesses to list their top challenges and inventory management and control – specifically having the wrong or too much inventory – is always near the top of the list. There are numerous reasons businesses end up with too much inventory...
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Opportunity to save on nonprofit software

Software Advice recently released a report on the software requirements and desires of non-profit organizations, “Nonprofit Software BuyerView 2014.” Key findings in the report included improving efficiencies, moving to a web-based system, and improved donor management. Key finding #1: 51% of those evaluating nonprofit software are seeking... Read more...


Think sales tax is confusing?

Did you know that using a customer’s zip code to calculate taxes can give you inaccurate rates? Do you know whether you need to collect sales tax in a particular state? Did you know there are over 11,000 sales tax jurisdictions in the U.S. and many sales tax rates are derived from multiple tax jurisdictions? And, just when you thought you were... Read more...


2014 Business Trends

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to planning for the upcoming year. What will be the big stories for business in 2014? How can your business benefit from these new trends? Here’s five of the top business trends for 2014 and how your business can maximize on these opportunities.   2014 Business Trend #1: Cloud computing continues... Read more...


What should be included in an inventory management system?

As you explore the possibilities and benefits of inventory management, you may be wondering, “What should be included in an inventory management system?” Good question. An inventory management system is the combination of inventory management software and inventory management processes & procedures to connect, track and manage the... Read more...


Online sales growing? The one word you need to know…

With continued high-growth rates predicted for eCommerce, your web store will probably result in an ever-increasingly larger portion of the revenue stream. As more of your customers purchase from you via your online channel, the web becomes more than just a new source of income – it becomes an extension of your brand and your business.  Online... Read more...


Is your business too efficient?

There are times to slim down operations, but when you do so at the expense of satisfying customers, you’re cutting your own throat. - Erik Sherman,  ”Want to exceed?  Stop being so efficient ” Inc Magazine,  April 2013 Erik Sherman raises an interesting point that businesses of all sizes need to consider - can you be too lean? How... Read more...


Increasing profitability through inventory management

Management education expert Ashok Rao believes that companies can increase their profitability 20 to 50 percent or more through careful inventory management. - The 4 Essential Elements Inventory, Entrepreneur Magazine, Feb 27, 2013 An increase of 20% – 50% in profitability sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? The article outlines the four elements: Maintaining... Read more...