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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

HISTORY LESSON  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Jeff Siegel

THE STATISTICS seem to bear out the headlines. Capital spending has increased after two years of recession, and companies up and down the supply chain

Analyze This  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Null hypotheses and chi-squared tests may seem like relics of your college days, but you can’t afford to bury them if accurate organizational measurement

Overstock.com Subject of FTC Inquiry  Feb 14, 2005 2:12 AM By John Fischer

Online discounter Overstock.com reported that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an inquiry into the company

Carrier Contracts  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Mike Erickson

AS A SHIPPER IN 2005, you’re likely to be saddled with extra costs from carriers. Thanks to technology advances, carriers now bill for services they physically

Vintage Systems  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Ernie Schell

If your current enterprise systems are not meeting your needs (don’t have the functions, or can’t handle your volume), who needs an article to decide

The Store Fantastic  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

This month’s somber cover reflects the state of call centers today, but it also highlights their evolution into something rich and strange. Much the same

Installing Speech Recognition Technology in the Warehouse  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Ron Hounsell

Why not do it? This kind of talk is a sign of the times. As recently as two or three years ago, fulfillment and distribution executives were still asking

FAST COMPANY  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Thomas G. Dolan

Back in the day, an order entry operator took an order over the phone and laboriously keyed in all the information into a computer. Not any more, thanks

Over and Out  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

YOU KNOW THE STATISTICS, but you never thought it could happen to you. You’ve lost your job. Don’t panic, advises outplacement pro Harry Dahlstrom in

Ship Out With a WMS  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

There are many imaginative ways to trim shipping costs: negotiating with carriers, taking advantage of low rates by tweaking container sizes and weights,






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