>Cycle Counting and Physical Inventories Article / White Paper


The first thing you need to determine is why you are counting. Specifically, what is it that you expect to achieve through your count program? If you are setting up a program just to fulfill a corporate requirement of counting inventory X times per year or to achieve some subjective accuracy number thrown at you, you will likely not end up with a highly effective count program. You should be counting to optimize your business operations and achieve high levels of customer service.