Key figures

Definition of replenishment in transport and intralogistics

Replenishment is a fundamentally important process in today's enterprise resource planning. With…

Kennzahlen und Kennzahlensysteme

Table of contents for easier navigation of the post: Key figures Functions of key figures…

Inventory in companies and in logistics

In the inventory, the assets of a company are determined on a key date; in this way, assets and…

Storage maintenance costs – warehousing costs or storage costs

Trading companies and manufacturing companies usually have a warehouse or distribution centre. Raw…

The range of storage

The range of storage is a key figure which expresses the internal security of supply by own stocks…

Opportunity costs, especially in intralogistics, are a popular means of identifying capacities in advance.

Opportunity costs in logistics

Opportunity costs, also known as alternative costs or foregone costs, express a foregone benefit in…

Networked Production: Computer-integrated Manufacturing

Computer-integrated manufacturing, or CIM for short, stands for computer-controlled machine and…

The control center in intralogistics

The control panel in intralogistics represents a central point of a warehouse management system and…

Smart Data

Smart Data stands for the detailed and structured result of an analysis of unstructured data masses…

The Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) stands for the monitoring process as well as the coordination and…

Key figure system in intralogistics

Although a complete bundling of all key figures arising in warehouse and distribution systems is…

Perfect Order Fulfillment

The so-called Perfect Order Fulfillment stands for the perfect degree of fulfillment of the…

The end of the 6 Rs of logistics? – Part 2

The classic logistics view is limited to the now famous 6 R's with regard to its tasks - as already…

The end of the 6 Rs of logistics? – Part 1

The tasks of logistics and the logistician are memorably explained with the famous 6 Rs. The 6 Rs…

Inventory costs

Inventory costs are costs that arise from the movement of product goods in the warehouse or…

Stock Keeping Unit (SKU)

The acronym SKU, Stock Keeping Unit, describes a clearly identifiable storage unit. A storage unit…

The degree of utilisation/the capacity utilisation

The degree of capacity utilisation describes the proportion of the capacity used by…

Definition of Accounting / Bookkeeping

The term accounting describes the comprehensive recording, storage and analysis or evaluation of…

Storage capacity/storage economy

Storage capacity is defined as the maximum number of loading units that a warehouse can hold. It…

The distribution center

A distribution center is an interface in the form of a building complex that functions exclusively…

Data Mart: the local warehouse database analysis

Data mart describes the use of a database that is only a department-specific part of the overall…

Master data

In intralogistics, master data, also known as primary data or reference data, is data that contains…

Potential analysis in intralogistics

A potential analysis is a comparison of company performance with the given expectations for said…

Performance analysis in logistics

A performance analysis examines various service points in logistics for their contribution to value…

Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP-System)

Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP System)

As an application program, an enterprise resource planning system (ERP system) supports all task…

Production data acquisition

Operating data is data from organisational and technical areas of a company. This includes order…

Definition of replenishment in transport and intralogistics

Replenishment is a fundamentally important process in today's enterprise resource planning. With…

Kennzahlen und Kennzahlensysteme

Table of contents for easier navigation of the post: Key figures Functions of key figures…

The Bullwhip effect

The bullwhip effect describes coordination and communication problems in multi-stage supply chains…

Turnover rate and Rotation of goods: Fast and slow movers

The inventory turnover, also known as the inventory turnover rate or inventory turnover…

Inventory in companies and in logistics

In the inventory, the assets of a company are determined on a key date; in this way, assets and…

Storage maintenance costs – warehousing costs or storage costs

Trading companies and manufacturing companies usually have a warehouse or distribution centre. Raw…

The range of storage

The range of storage is a key figure which expresses the internal security of supply by own stocks…

Opportunity costs, especially in intralogistics, are a popular means of identifying capacities in advance.

Opportunity costs in logistics

Opportunity costs, also known as alternative costs or foregone costs, express a foregone benefit in…

CPFR – Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment

CPFR stands for Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment and is a further development…

Networked Production: Computer-integrated Manufacturing

Computer-integrated manufacturing, or CIM for short, stands for computer-controlled machine and…

The control center in intralogistics

The control panel in intralogistics represents a central point of a warehouse management system and…

Smart Data

Smart Data stands for the detailed and structured result of an analysis of unstructured data masses…

The Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) stands for the monitoring process as well as the coordination and…

Key figure system in intralogistics

Although a complete bundling of all key figures arising in warehouse and distribution systems is…

Perfect Order Fulfillment

The so-called Perfect Order Fulfillment stands for the perfect degree of fulfillment of the…

The end of the 6 Rs of logistics? – Part 2

The classic logistics view is limited to the now famous 6 R's with regard to its tasks - as already…

The end of the 6 Rs of logistics? – Part 1

The tasks of logistics and the logistician are memorably explained with the famous 6 Rs. The 6 Rs…

Inventory costs

Inventory costs are costs that arise from the movement of product goods in the warehouse or…

Definition – WMS – The Warehouse Management System

The Warehouse Management System (WMS) is an indispensable software for the control and…

Stock Keeping Unit (SKU)

The acronym SKU, Stock Keeping Unit, describes a clearly identifiable storage unit. A storage unit…

Ship to Line / the direct provision of goods

Ship to Line / the direct provision of goods

In the case of ship to line or direct provision of inventory, the supplier/manufacturer assembles…

The degree of utilisation/the capacity utilisation

The degree of capacity utilisation describes the proportion of the capacity used by…

Definition of Accounting / Bookkeeping

The term accounting describes the comprehensive recording, storage and analysis or evaluation of…

Information in intralogistics

Information describes the meaningful content of a message, which is of value for the recipient. The…

Storage capacity/storage economy

Storage capacity is defined as the maximum number of loading units that a warehouse can hold. It…

The distribution center

A distribution center is an interface in the form of a building complex that functions exclusively…

Data Mart: the local warehouse database analysis

Data mart describes the use of a database that is only a department-specific part of the overall…

Master data

In intralogistics, master data, also known as primary data or reference data, is data that contains…

Material throughput time

The material throughput time is the time required to run through all business processes, for…

Potential analysis in intralogistics

A potential analysis is a comparison of company performance with the given expectations for said…

Performance analysis in logistics

A performance analysis examines various service points in logistics for their contribution to value…

Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP-System)

Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP System)

As an application program, an enterprise resource planning system (ERP system) supports all task…

Production data acquisition

Operating data is data from organisational and technical areas of a company. This includes order…