97 episodes

After working with thousands of veterinary professionals and inventory managers from across the country as the founder of Veterinary Care Logistics and the Veterinary Inventory Strategy Network, I've come to realize two things. One, as veterinary professionals we need help managing inventory (you are not alone!). Two, there are so many talented, dedicated, passionate veterinary professionals with amazing stories. Join us for the Inventory Nation podcast to hear the stories and voices of vet med AND help manage and control your inventory.

Inventory Nation with Nicole Clausen - All Things Inventory Management for Veterinary Professionals Nicole Clausen, CSSGB

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After working with thousands of veterinary professionals and inventory managers from across the country as the founder of Veterinary Care Logistics and the Veterinary Inventory Strategy Network, I've come to realize two things. One, as veterinary professionals we need help managing inventory (you are not alone!). Two, there are so many talented, dedicated, passionate veterinary professionals with amazing stories. Join us for the Inventory Nation podcast to hear the stories and voices of vet med AND help manage and control your inventory.

    Ep. 97 | Optimizing Your Inventory COGS with Emmitt Nantz

    Ep. 97 | Optimizing Your Inventory COGS with Emmitt Nantz

    SUMMARY: “Don’t shoot for minimization or maximization. Shoot for optimization!” So says our expert and co-founder of Inventory Ally, Emmitt Nantz, on this episode of Inventory Nation. Host Nicole Clausen welcomes this leader in the field of veterinary operations improvements to explain why Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) is currently a high priority and how systems have evolved to increase efficiencies. In particular this conversation highlights the power of harnessing predictive data analyti...

    • 38 min
    Ep. 96 | COGS Mini Series: What Should Your Inventory Costs/COGS Be?

    Ep. 96 | COGS Mini Series: What Should Your Inventory Costs/COGS Be?

    When it comes to managing Cost of Goods Sold, it’s critical to have a strategy for tracking and reducing expenditures – which is why our Veterinary Care Logistics community always has lots of questions on the topic! It’s also why we’re all about COGS on this episode of Inventory Nation when Host Nicole Clausen shares her step-by-step approach to securing your clinic’s all-important bottom line. We’re looking at how to define your clinic’s operational profile and understand the best practices ...

    • 26 min
    Ep. 95 | Lessons I Learned the Hard Way as a Beginner Inventory Manager

    Ep. 95 | Lessons I Learned the Hard Way as a Beginner Inventory Manager

    How did our host, Nicole Clausen, come to be a thought leader for veterinary practices nationwide? On this episode of The Inventory Nation Podcast she shares with us her origin story and lessons learned on her professional journey from logistical overwhelm to veterinary clinic management mastery. We are learning about the “aha” moments and highly successful systems Nicole developed through trial and error, along with roadblocks we can all expect to encounter along the way. You’ll hear about N...

    • 43 min
    Ep. 94 | My 3 Favorite Ways to Know When Hospital Supplies are Low

    Ep. 94 | My 3 Favorite Ways to Know When Hospital Supplies are Low

    What is it about “back to school” season? It just feels like a great time to start fresh! And if you’re a veterinary inventory manager, that probably means taking control of unnecessary guesswork – and stress! Nicole Clausen, host of The Inventory Nation Podcast, gets us started with a strategy for reliably managing reorder points. You’ll learn about tried-and-true methods for keeping your inventory operation running smoothly, with some help from things like reorder tags, bins, or shelf label...

    • 23 min
    Ep. 93 | How to Remove Financial Barriers to Care with Aimee St. Arnaud

    Ep. 93 | How to Remove Financial Barriers to Care with Aimee St. Arnaud

    SUMMARY: There it is: The dreaded “payment due in full at time of service” sign at your front desk. For many pet owners it can make the difference between seeking treatment and walking away. Sad, uncomfortable conversations about the financial bottom line are a huge cause of burnout for care providers, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Our special guest on this episode of Inventory Nation is sharing a systematic approach to tailoring a clear, flexible financial strategy that fits your ...

    • 35 min
    Ep. 92 | Are you the Purr-fect Inventory Manager? How & Why Inventory Matters

    Ep. 92 | Are you the Purr-fect Inventory Manager? How & Why Inventory Matters

    On this jam-packed episode of Inventory Nation our Host Nicole Clausen is reminding us why we do what we do and how to answer that all-important question: Am I doing a good job? You’ll learn why it’s important to establish a baseline and how to put in place objective measures to assess the health and functionality of our inventory management systems. We don’t want to wear rose-colored glasses, for sure, but inventory managers also tend to be super-hard on themselves, which doesn’t help anyone...

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

jvaisman ,

The go to for Veterinary inventory mastery

Nicole is the absolute guru of veterinary inventory (and more!) and this show is a great way to get those golden nuggets every manager needs. A must-listen for anyone handling inventory in the hospital…or really anyone working in VetMed

Vet Clinic ,

Inventory Nation

I’m so excited about this new podcast!

In the first podcast, I explored a whole different way of looking at veterinary medicine! As an extra bonus some great advice on living life. Very fun, informative and definitely interesting.

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