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 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.

This week we will move back to the fresh meat and seafood industries to discuss HAACP regulations and their real effect on cost structures.

Keeping our Eye on Key Technologies we will focus on tools Fortune 1000 Companies use to “see” their business through Business Intelligence software (BI).

Issue 617 - More the Same than Different, The North American Seafood Show

Food Connex joined our new sister company Seasoft in their booth at The North American Seafood Show from March 11th to the 13th.  Food Connex was founded in the protein business, and we have several seafood companies as customers, but this was my first show exclusively for the seafood industry.  Today we will discuss some of the parrallels and differences between the land and marine based protein markets.

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