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Operations and Management: Seven Tips for Better Picking and Packing  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

According to a catalog operations maxim, when it comes to picking and packing orders, the best-handled product is the least-handled product. Simply put,

HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Bennett Voyles

Since the end of the boom, the U.S. economy has often seemed stuck in a kind of limbo not quite sick, yet not quite well either. It’s a condition that

Opinion and Response  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH REPORT Survey Says: Better Than Expected All this talk about how catalogers had slashed circulation may be just that: talk. Among the

Transparent Managers  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By John Whitlow

EXCELLENT LEADERS never forget that they are responsible for supporting the corporation, and they avoid derogatory comments about it. One essential skill

The Not-So-Chic Customer  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Stereotypes have their uses. Where would we be, for instance, without the parcel or the order size? It’s a little riskier, though, to pigeonhole customers.

Cotton Picking  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By D. Douglas Graham

RATIONALES FOR OUTSOURCING fulfillment usually boil down to three. When a company wants to do business beyond its traditional operating radius, outsourcing

eye candy  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

PUT any woman into a Sephora shop and it’s like watching a kid in a candy store. If that woman happens to be a cosmetics junkie, watch out! The response

A Defining Moment  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

This year’s annual conference of the Council of Logistics Management, held in Chicago, witnessed a milestone in the history of logistics and supply chain

Moving Forward in Reverse  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Jeff Kline

LAST JUNE FEDEX GROUND EXPANDED its return options for catalog and online retailers by introducing a new Consolidated Return Service. This service targets

Sex and the City  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

FREEBIES LIKE RUBIK’S CUBES, T-shirts, mugs, and Godiva chocolates adorned the tables. At least ten different desserts beckoned. People ate as they milled






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