In times like the present, it has never been more important for businesses to get a clear picture of their inventory and every step in the supply chain. Remarkably, though, 43 percent of small businesses either track inventory manually, or don't even track it at all!

This is unfortunate, to say the least. Having a clear picture of inventory is critical for maintaining supplier and customer relationships. Knowing exactly where your inventory stands at all times allows businesses to effectively and intelligently execute their demand planning operation.

Oracle NetSuite's eBook, Inventory Management Fuels Supply Chain Optimization, makes the powerful case for bringing the greatest possible transparency into your inventory management and for using this data to better optimize your supply chain from end to end.

Ultimately, Inventory Management Fuels Supply Chain Optimization not only makes the logical case for employing an automated inventory management system, but gives you the tools to choose the right system.