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The Nuts and Bolts of DOD Inventory Management

The Department of Defense (DOD) manages more than 5 million inventory items—such as nuts, bolts, and tires—that are valued at about $98 billion. Given budget pressures across the federal government, it’s essential that DOD make effective and thoughtful decisions about how it buys, stores, distributes, and disposes of the variety of items it needs. 462 more words

Department Of Defense

How FoodCo Can Change Your Cafeteria Meal Planning for the Better

From hospitals to schools to cafeterias, meal planning for a cafeteria kitchen is complicated and can be extremely frustrating. With FoodCo, top quality meal planning software for cafeterias, we’ve designed a product that will meet every challenge your busy kitchen can throw at it. 561 more words

Food Cost Accounting

Reduce Inventory Expense with Austin’s Vendor Managed Inventory Program

Do you want to streamline purchasing and stocking processes and ensure the right hardware inventory is on hand when you need it? Austin’s Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Program is the first of its kind for lock and latch hardware and is designed to improve parts availability and reduce expense. 338 more words


Four reasons why you shouldn’t be using a spreadsheet to Manage your Restaurant

There was a time that the humble spreadsheet was the go-to tool for handling the large amounts of data associated with running a restaurant. However, as technology changes, new and more efficient methods of handling that data have emerged, including integrated systems that can deal with this data in a more secure and effective manner. 642 more words

Food Cost Accounting

Apple considered - and rejected - Uber for deliveries

Expecting delivery of an Apple Watch? Don’t expect it to arrive in an Uber car.

Apple discussed a delivery deal with Uber, according to today’s… 189 more words


HTC's M9 phone not selling as well, piling up in warehouses

”In the global smartphone war, brands are routinely measured by market share, revenue, profit, and the coolness of their ads,” Tim Culpan reports for Bloomberg. “But one line item called finished goods inventory, which refers to the percentage of materials that were manufactured into phones but went unsold, can give insight into whether a company’s fortunes are changing.” 300 more words


Inventory Reduction: Bringing Your Working Capital Cash Back to Life

Inventory is a fact of manufacturing life. It is accumulated and maintained for raw materials, work in-progress (or WIP), and finished goods. We like inventory when it means we can be highly responsive when the customer needs us to be. 1,281 more words