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K3S Helps Optimize The Inventory Buying Process

Supply Chain

Toilet Paper Shortage

Are you out of toilet paper? Me too! And so is every store in town. But why? Let’s face it, on the list of things you NEVER want to run out of, Toilet Paper is pretty high on most consumers’ lists. But the multiple shortages of 2020 are not just because some people are buying enough for an entire NFL team. At K3S we are inventory experts and we wanted to explain what’s REALLY going on.

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Shark with white chalkboard that reads "What's Eating Your Profits?"
Buying Process

Are High Turns Killing Your Profits?

For years, finding the most successful distributor was easy. All you had to do was look at the number of times each year they turned over their inventory. The more their inventory turned, the less they were paying in carrying cost. The less they paid in carrying cost, the more profitably they could operate.

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Carrying Costs

The Inventory Iceberg: How Much Is Inventory Costing You?

How much do you think it costs to carry inventory in your warehouse? Like an iceberg, the bulk of your carrying cost lies hidden below the water. This is the part of the iceberg that can sink your company if not recognized soon enough. Read more to explore some of the areas that contribute to the total cost of carrying inventory and why it is important to remember them as you consider the amount of inventory you can comfortably carry.

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