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How to Reduce Inventory Waste

Inventory waste is one of those age old problems that appears simple at first, but becomes vexingly complex upon closer analysis. Maintenance and inventory managers generally agree that inventory waste should be eliminated to the greatest extent possible. Beyond that, … Continue reading

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Can Inventory Theft Be Prevented?

Workers at a Texas Caterpillar plant were recently accused of stealing some $160,000 worth of parts.  Nine people are believed to be involved in the thefts, which have been taking place since July. Situations like the one faced by Caterpillar … Continue reading

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The What, Why, and How of Barcoding

Barcodes have only been around since the 1960s, yet it would be hard to imagine a world without them. Over the past several decades, barcodes have become an everyday part of life. Everyone is familiar with the little black and … Continue reading

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How to Customize Inventory Views and Create Basic Reports in ManagerPlus Enterprise

Centralizing and standardizing parts inventory data is a critical first step toward cutting costs and improving allocation. But without data navigation know-how, this information will be of little use. ManagerPlus was designed with this in mind, offering intuitive controls that … Continue reading

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