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Essentials of Inventory Management, 2nd Edition by Max MULLER

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CHAPTER 3PHYSICAL LOCATION AND CONTROL OF INVENTORY

If you can’t find an item, you can’t count it, fill an order with it, or build a widget with it. If you cannot control the location of your product or raw materials from both physical and recordkeeping standpoints, then your inventory accuracy will suffer.

To sustain inventory accuracy on an ongoing basis you must:

image Formalize the overall locator system used throughout the facility

image Track the storage and movement of product from

• Receipt to storage

• Order filling to shipping, or to staging at a ...

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