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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

IDENTITY CRISIS  May 01, 2002 9:30 PM By David Pluviose

FUEL PRICES AREN’T THE ONLY SHIPPING COSTS going up these days. Even if operations executives devote themselves wholeheartedly to penny pinching, the

NOT SO GRIM  May 01, 2002 9:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

With the regularity of swallows returning to Capistrano, less-than-truckload carriers seem to announce rate increases every year. The practice is so common

staying in shape  May 01, 2002 9:30 PM By STEVE DETHLEFS

The year was 1909. The United States of America consisted of 46 states, William Howard Taft was president, mailing a letter cost two cents, the Model

opinion & response  May 01, 2002 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Rightfully Riled About Wrong Number As I discussed with Paul Miller, who wrote your article Bass Pro Focuses on Its Channels (March 1 issue), the sales

talking heads  May 01, 2002 9:30 PM By MCM staff

ANDREW TRAVERS, Dir. of Operations, The Orvis Co., Manchester, VT From an operations perspective, the Web channel is treated as an enhancement to our

Orvis closing auxiliary call center  Apr 10, 2002 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Outdoor gear and apparel cataloger/retailer Orvis will close its Albuquerque, NM, call center on May 25, less than four years after opening the facility.

Out of Style  Apr 01, 2002 10:30 PM By MCM staff

If you were stranded on a desert island for years, would you be clad in the trendiest togs when the rescue ship finally found you? Of course not. Similarly,

opinion & response  Apr 01, 2002 10:30 PM By MCM staff

A Tribute to Mr. Stanley The catalog industry lost a merchandising visionary with the death of Stanley Marcus. The former head of upscale cataloger/retailer

Variety Pack  Apr 01, 2002 10:30 PM By MCM staff

It can’t be a coincidence that in just one week, I’ve seen three major articles on diversity, in publications as different as a technology research report,

Look Sharp!  Apr 01, 2002 10:30 PM By Jeff Siegel

Sometimes, success in adding another channel of distribution is not about big things like sales projections, warehouse space, vendor reliability, or shipping






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