We’ve talked before in this space (and we will again) about inventory management and control. While it’s true that there’s an art to inventory management, there is also a science. Many companies, like us, are in business to help your company store and move inventory and help you do it right.
How Has Inventory Management Changed?
Years ago, and probably today to an extent, inventory control and logistics were something done by guys like “Harvey.”
Who’s Harvey? Glad you asked as we were just about to tell you. “Harvey” is that guy in the warehouse who doesn’t usually have a specific job function. One day he’s sweeping the floor, the next day he’s counting boxes – with a pencil and a piece of cardboard he tore off of a box to write on.
M.I.T. is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It’s also one of the top engineering schools in the world. There’s an instructor in MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics. As I continued down the page, more course descriptions, syllabi, and papers appeared – all from THE Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Other top schools also offer coursework on inventory management and logistics. This means that there is measurable complexity to exceptional inventory management.
The Good News
The next time someone looks at you and asks what you do for work, when you tell them you work in inventory management and logistics, be ready for the next thing you say to them. Namely, “Did you know that some of the top schools in the country like M.I.T., teach inventory & logistics?”
The Bad News
Well, it’s not really bad news, but it could be if you aren’t taking your inventory control and management seriously and you or your management team don’t see it as a science.
Trust CWI Logistics For Your Inventory Management Needs
If you aren’t using an expert like us in Florida to help with inventory management and logistics, you need to.
It could be costing you, time, money, sales, customer satisfaction, reputation, and more. Reach out to us today to get started!