The Hidden Fees Behind Inventory Carrying Costs

By Logan Wamsley

No manufacturer is under the delusion that warehousing inventory for any length of time comes without inherent costs. But as terms continue to increase, many manufacturers are surprised by just how quickly they accumulate, and how many different forms they take. Inventory carrying costs represent somewhat of a catch-all term, and can be associated with…

Don’t Overlook the Risk of ESD in Your Supply Chain

By Logan Wamsley

When it comes to electrostatic discharge (ESD), most of us are well acquainted with the phenomenon when we touch a doorknob after petting our dog, or walking across a particularly wooly carpet. Such an interaction can register a voltage anywhere from 750V-7KV, and while that can be enough to set off a spark and give…