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How many people should be involved in inventory ordering?

The following is excerpted from  101 Veterinary Inventory Questions Answered, by  James E. Guenther, DVM, MBA, MHA, CVPM.  More information on this product can be viewed  here.An ordering system will be more manageable if one person is the main inventory manager. The designation of one person—an inventory manager—to be in charge of ordering makes it easier to track and monitor pricing, sales, orders, back orders, specials, and returns. It also empowers the...

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What quantities of an item sold warrant keeping the item in inventory?

The following is excerpted from  101 Veterinary Inventory Questions Answered, by  James E. Guenther, DVM, MBA, MHA, CVPM.  More information on this product can be viewed  here.Frequency of sales and quantity sold are excellent starting points in determining whether it is worth keeping an item in inventory. The inventory manager should evaluate each item in inventory on a caseby- case basis annually to determine whether sales warrant stocking it. Develop and...

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How can we keep better inventory on injectable drugs?

The following is excerpted from  101 Veterinary Inventory Questions Answered, by  James E. Guenther, DVM, MBA, MHA, CVPM.  More information on this product can be viewed  here.Every veterinary practice must keep accurate inventory records on its injectable drugs. One of the first criteria to be decided is how use of the product will be tracked. This is where practice management software becomes valuable. Start by entering the product when it arrives and use...

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How can we deter zealous sales reps?

The following is excerpted from  101 Veterinary Inventory Questions Answered, by  James E. Guenther, DVM, MBA, MHA, CVPM.  More information on this product can be viewed  here.It’s tempting to think you can always just say no to zealous sales reps and not meet with them, but that might mean losing out on opportunities to save money on products your practice needs. Instead, consider setting specific days and hours when someone will speak with sales reps. It can...

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How can we accurately compare prices between vendors?

The following is excerpted from  101 Veterinary Inventory Questions Answered, by  James E. Guenther, DVM, MBA, MHA, CVPM.  More information on this product can be viewed  here.Your job is to shop for vendors that will provide outstanding service and give the practice great value for the price, just as clients do with your practice. Comparing prices on a weekly basis is counterproductive. In most cases, the differences in the total bill for these items will be...

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