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Listen Up  Dec 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

We all know the drill. An order comes in, and the picker has to wade through sheets of labels to know what to pick. It takes time, and he also has to report that it’s complete. But there’s another way. The worker gets the order through a headset. When he’s finished, he says

15 Tips to Combat Parcel Rate Increases  Nov 28, 2007 7:06 PM By Curt Barry

All the parcel carriers will complete their 2008 pricing announcements in the next few weeks. Given the size of the increases announced so far, multichannel companies need to look at all options open to them and develop short and long-term strategies to reduce the impact.

Lillian to get even more personal  Oct 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Jim Tierney

It’s no secret that Lillian Vernon takes pride in personalization. After all, the venerable gifts and housewares cataloger was founded 56 years ago around

Reaping revenue from roving holidays  Oct 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Gina Valentino

Are you counting the days until Christmas? You should be consumer merchants this year receive an early in the form of an additional selling day. In 2006

Five Tips for Lowering Shipping Costs  May 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Colleen Paulson

Ensuring that you do not overpay on your small-package shipments can seem like a monumental task. Carriers such as FedEx, United Parcel Service, and DHL charge significantly more for residential shipments. Using the U.S. Postal Service is often a less expensive option, but delivery can take significantly longer, with fewer tracking options.

Live from NCOF: Negotiate Your Way to Lower Shipping Charges  May 01, 2007 3:42 AM By Mark Del Franco

Schaumburg, IL– Few multichannel merchants have been switching parcel carriers lately. And according to Tim Sailor, founder of Navigo Consulting Group, that’s to the merchants’ detriment. Sailor began his Monday session, “How Critical Changes in the …

Five Tips for Lowering Shipping Costs  Apr 11, 2007 8:50 PM By Colleen Paulson

Ensuring that you do not overpay on your small-package shipments can seem like a monumental task. Because of the extra expense incurred in residential deliveries, shippers such as FedEx, United Parcel Service, and DHL charge significantly more for residential shipments.

The Fulfillment Doctor Pays a Visit to…Order Management Systems  Apr 04, 2007 6:43 PM By Curt Barry

Question: Our company installed a new order management system (OMS) lst month. While we spent considerable time educating our users and completing the conversion, I

Expedited-Mail Provider Offers Money-Back (Times Four) Guarantee  Apr 02, 2007 5:36 AM By Jim Tierney

In light of the sizable price increases contained in the pending rate case for Standard Mail flats, the category affecting most catalogers, plans for cost-cutting options are in full swing. One way, perhaps, catalogers can reduce costs is to use expedited mail service from Atlanta-based MailExpress

The Shape of Parcel Efficiency  Apr 01, 2007 9:30 PM By MCM staff

If the sweeping changes of the pending postal rate case could be summed up in one sentence, it would be this: How much you pay for postage depends on






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