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Welcome to the Secret Life of Inventory - a show where we delve deep into the unseen world of inventory management, revealing the hidden mysteries that help small businesses (like you) optimize their workflow and succeed!

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Welcome to the Secret Life of Inventory - a show where we delve deep into the unseen world of inventory management, revealing the hidden mysteries that help small businesses (like you) optimize their workflow and succeed!

    What is Consignment and How Does it Work?

    What is Consignment and How Does it Work?

    🎙️ Welcome back to the Secret Life of Inventory! In this episode, we dive deep into the fascinating world of consignment, including:✅ The basics of consignment: What does it mean?✅ How consignment agreements work between sellers and consignors✅ The benefits and drawbacks of using consignment for buying and sellingWhether you're an entrepreneur looking to sell your products, a buyer seeking unique finds, or just curious about the process, this episode has something for everyone. Get ready to l...

    • 22 min
    The Importance of Standardization in Supply Chain Logistics (ft. GS1 US)

    The Importance of Standardization in Supply Chain Logistics (ft. GS1 US)

    Welcome back to the Secret Life of Inventory! In today's episode, we're joined by a special guest, the Director of GS1 US, Jonathan Gregory. Join us as we dive deep into the intricate world of supply chain logistics, discussing the importance of standardization, the future of barcodes/RFIDs, and advice for new businesses looking to adhere to industry standards.Whether you're a seasoned logistics professional or simply interested in the inner workings of the supply chain, this episode promises...

    • 24 min
    Wholesaler vs Distributor: What Are Their Roles and Differences?

    Wholesaler vs Distributor: What Are Their Roles and Differences?

    The terms "wholesaler" and "distributor" are often confused and used interchangeably in the supply chain. Wondering about the real differences are between the two? In today's Secret Life of Inventory episode, we'll explore the fundamentals of a supply chain, the key differences between wholesalers vs. distributors, and practical tips on how you can find the right distributor. Comment below if you have any topics you'd like us to cover next, and be sure to subscribe and hit the bell for notifi...

    • 17 min
    How to Create Your Own Barcode System (Everything You Need to Know)

    How to Create Your Own Barcode System (Everything You Need to Know)

    Join us in this insightful episode of the Secret Life of Inventory as we dive deep into the world of barcoding and discover how you can create your own barcode system. Whether you're a small business owner looking to streamline inventory management or an enthusiast eager to learn more about the technology behind barcodes, this episode has something for everyone.0:00 Teaser0:13 Intro1:24 What are barcodes?2:40 How do barcodes work?4:30 How do you create barcodes?6:32 What are the pros and cons...

    • 23 min
    Mastering Retail Inventory Management (Why did F21, Kmart, and Sears go bankrupt?)

    Mastering Retail Inventory Management (Why did F21, Kmart, and Sears go bankrupt?)

    Welcome back to the Secret Life of Inventory! In episode two, we share the fundamentals of mastering retail inventory management. Discover proven best practices and real-world case studies like why did Forever 21 go bankrupt? What happened to Kmart and Sears? And how does Walmart stay as one of the top retail giants?Get ready to be educated and entertained with insights on inventory management. Subscribe to stay tuned for more!0:00 – Teaser0:10 – Intro0:57 – What is Retail Inventory Managemen...

    • 21 min
    What is Inventory Management? (Learn the Basics & Techniques)

    What is Inventory Management? (Learn the Basics & Techniques)

    Are you a business owner in need of better inventory management? Well, we can help! In this episode, we're here to teach you the fundamentals of inventory management and common techniques used to effectively manage stock. From cutting costs to improving productivity, stay tuned to learn the best practices and how you can improve your workflow today!0:00 - Intro1:07 - Who are we?2:14 - What is inventory management?3:46 - Why is inventory management important?6:10 - Different types of inventory...

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