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3 Best Practices to Maximize Your Bin-and-Hold Fulfillment

Posted by Liz Schulte on 7/12/21 6:30 AM

Submitting a bin-and-hold order is a fantastic way to make sure your store has the quantities of low-cost course materials it needs for the fall term. We have collected three best practices to help you maximize your wantlist fulfillment.

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How Reworks Help You Get More Books

Posted by Lilli Brooks on 3/30/20 6:30 AM

Wantlists can be handled in different ways, but the goal is always the same: get more access to books you need at the lowest possible cost. One of the best methods to do that is by utilizing wantlist reworks. A rework is when your wantlist is compared to the available inventory more than once a day. For example, when you submit a wantlist to MBS and leave it there for a length of time, it can be compared against our inventory multiple times a day. Each time the list is compared, that is a rework.

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