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Trunk Stock: Finding the Hidden Value

Do You Have Full Inventory Visibility? With the right tools and processes, you could…  For medical device manufacturers, knowing what is in each sales rep’s trunk stock is an elusive and usually impossible goal. Not knowing what assets are in the field has significant ripple effects throughout… Read More

BY Joe Hardin
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Orthopedic Implant Logistics: Better Demand Planning Isn’t Your Only Problem

In Orthopedic Logistics, Planning Isn’t Your Only Problem… Sometimes, creating a plan for inventory amounts is easier than taking proper action. The idea that better planning will solve all inventory issues is one of the biggest misconceptions in orthopedic logistics. Countless organizations run their operations using antiquated systems which forces them… Read More

BY Joe Hardin
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Wouldn’t it Be Great if These Medical Device Supply Chain Challenges Didn’t Exist?

5 Major Challenges Facing Sales & Field Ops in the Orthopedic Medical Device Industry Do you remember that time when your operations team had a clean inventory audit, knew where every product was, easily sourced everything they needed, every surgery was shipped ahead of time, and then you grew wings?  No? Really?… Read More

BY Joe Hardin
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Loan Optimization – “One Loan Per Day”

If you are like most people, you have struggled with managing inventory levels, you have tried so many tools and algorithms, well it is not your fault, and here is why… LOAN OPTIMIZATION Many organizations have their own blend of inventory forecasting models. However, without insight into the actual location… Read More

BY Mareo McCracken
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UDI Compliance – Are You Ready for the New Holy Grail?

Are you ready for UDI? UDI compliance is a new “holy grail” in the medical device industry. Overcoming the UDI challenge with a legacy solution is daunting, if not impossible. Atomic Inventory changes the game. Most medical inventory applications only track the bare minimum: current location and in the… Read More

BY Joe Hardin

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7 Unrealized Key Objectives Achievable With The Right Tools and Lean Processes

Lean strategies, properly applied, allow sales and operations teams within the medical device industry to scale without adding a ton of overhead. Read More

BY Eric Huppi
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Entry Level vs Enterprise: Medical Device Sales Field Enablement & Inventory Optimization

The Right Enterprise Platform Makes All The Difference When searching for the right tool, there are so many factors to consider. When you understand what is important, then everything else becomes easier. After helping many of the world’s largest enterprise med device companies with their field sales enablement and… Read More

BY Mareo McCracken
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Days of Inventory on Hand is The Future

Covering Each Surgery is Good. Accurate Par Management is Better. Days of Inventory on Hand is Best. Medical device implant inventory management is complex.  The last-mile is so unique. You have sales reps, support, and ops teams trying to work together, but often using different tools,… Read More

BY Mareo McCracken