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Jeff Lem

Jeff is President of Portable Intelligence Inc. With over 25 years in the supply chain industry, Lem holds an MBA and a P.MM, a professional designation in materials management. He is also Director of Education for the Materials Management Handling Society of Ontario and is on the steering committee of the Canadian Visual Manufacturing Users Group.

Recent Posts

After the Inventory Count – What Your Results are Really Saying

By Jeff Lem on 1/12/18 10:00 AM

Inventory count is complete

So, you’ve done your annual inventory count and probably thinking you’ve survived another one. Write-offs weren’t so bad and the big bonus is that you ‘found’ extra inventory that you didn’t think you had.

But before you call this year’s count a wrap let’s take a moment to consider what your count is really telling you.

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Barcoding Never Gets Old

By Jeff Lem on 12/7/17 11:50 AM

As a technology barcoding has been around since the 70’s which puts it on par agewise with the IBM 360 mainframe, the Ford Pinto, and these TV shows: Happy Days, Charlie’s Angels, and the Brady Bunch. Yet unlike these icons of the 70’s, the humble barcode is still very much in use and growing. Here are 5 reasons why the barcode is still around.

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