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How to Calculate Manufacturing Overhead by Tracking Maintenance on Equipment

Manufacturing overhead, otherwise known as factory overhead, factory burden, and manufacturing support cost is an important costs category that tends to get overlooked, especially in the cases of overworked or new operations. Manufacturing overhead refers to the most obvious costs, such as the amount of cash it takes to keep the factory’s lights on – but it also includes …

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5 Ways Power Plants Can Reduce Equipment Manufacturing Overhead Costs Through Maintenance Management

A lack of regular maintenance poses significant risks for power plants, such as safety risks and unexpected breakdowns requiring costly repairs. Equipment breakdowns can also result in interruptions in power production, which impacts the bottom line. Equipment maintenance in the power sector is complex, given the many variables that can impact equipment performance. Faults in …

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Using RFID for Inventory Management: Pros and Cons

In the ever-evolving world of inventory management, there’s a constant focus on improving efficiency. Companies of all sizes are regularly evaluating their current capabilities and finding ways to squeeze as much efficiency as possible out of their existing infrastructure while preparing to adopt new technologies that can take their performance to new levels. It is …

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4 Ways Military and Defense Can Improve Equipment Tracking

Tracking assets within the military and defense industry is a massive endeavor, demanding keen oversight and a comprehensive strategy to be effective for any organization. With mobility being a key differentiator for military applications, there is always constant movement throughout the supply chain. A lack of efficient equipment tracking can cause constant delays and issues …

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Are You ITAR Compliant? Guide to ITAR Compliance & Regulations

Export regulations are an important consideration for any U.S. business that ships goods internationally. For those companies who are working in defense-related industries and military applications, the need for proper oversight and control is even greater. There have been many strides in recent years to evolve regulations to better protect the public and companies from …

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What is DFARS 252.211 7006?

The standardization of labeling and identification requirements for shipments is becoming increasingly important across all industries as warehouse automation and software integrations continue to connect critical aspects of the supply chain. Particularly for the military industry, there has been a recent, aggressive push to adopt the latest in technology while, at the same time, provide …

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What is ITAR? Regulations, Compliance & More

ITAR, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, is a set of regulations that control the import and export of defense-related items (articles and services) included in the United States Munitions List (USML). ITAR is regularly updated to reflect the current international political and security climate, in addition to technological advancements that impact the import and …

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27 Inventory Management Experts Reveal the #1 Inventory Control Method to Save Warehouses Money

Inventory control is a must for every warehouse, but with so many inventory control methods to choose from, it’s often difficult to determine which method is right for your business without a lot of costly trial-and-error (not to mention wasted time). Not only does efficient inventory control save your warehouse money, but it also boosts …

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50 Asset Inventory Management Tips and Best Practices

If you have any experience managing inventory, then you know just how important it is to consider each and every item as an asset, for both the health and livelihood of your operation. And it’s not just the SKUs filling up your warehouse, but the valuable equipment, devices, and other assets you rely on for day-to-day …

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Barcodes vs. RFID: Which is the Better Data Collection & Inventory Tracking Technology?

With RFID technology growing in prominence, many companies are faced with the decision of whether to switch from barcode technology to RFID. Likewise, companies just getting started with data collection and inventory tracking want to adopt the right technology for their needs. Barcodes and RFID are two the two primary technologies that can be used …

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