This week  we will review simple ways to cut costs without cutting payroll.

This week  we will focus on how to save dollars by not overspending or under spending on a software solution.

This week  we will look at how to determine warehouse costs and then how to use them in making product decisions.

The Cost of Shrink - Sales have been great, expenses are under control, but gross margin continues to be a problem. While most retailers and wholesalers focus their efforts on increasing sales and whittling down expenses, many never pay attention to shrink and how it can affect margin and overall profitability.

This week we will review some tips from Foodprocessing.com on saving dollars on electricity.

This week we will continue our discussion about the rising cost of Healthcare.

This week we will be discuss basic methods to identify the real cost of outbound transportation.

This week we have an special guest writer, Olin Thompson, and he explains and talks about Business Strategy, Business Processes, and Business Systems. Your comments are welcome.

This week we will be discussing warehouse performance from Dan Bolger, who works in the furniture industry. Thanks Dan for tips.

This week we will recap 10 ways to save inventory dollars using a theme from the David Letterman Show.



Issue 598 - Setting the Standards

 

We'll keep following last week's thread about Inventory Management and Profitability.   Food is a very unique industry, so making sure we measure ourselves against our industry cousins is important to understand the standard we are measured against. Got to know the other guy's score to see if you are a winner. Again focusing on inventory value and getting it right is one of the two key elements of our T&E analysis.

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