Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Material Handling Benchmarks  Jan 01, 2002 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Our second annual survey of material handling practices, conducted after the Sept. 11 tragedy, shows mixed results. The bad news is that for the most

Peaceable Kingdom  Jan 01, 2002 10:30 PM By Jeff Siegel

Rick Peterson is a quiet, soft-spoken man who seems to put plenty of thought into his answers. So ask him what it was like to move from a non-union to

Operations and Management: Trimming Some Off the Back End  Jan 01, 2002 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Between renting and paying the utilities for the distribution center, employing and training customer service and fulfillment staff, maintaining the machinery,

Amazon Emphasizing Catalogs, Inserts Instead of TV Ads for Holiday  Dec 04, 2001 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Seattle–Online behemoth Amazon.com has announced it has retired its traditional holiday television advertising campaign this year. The company will no

Honey, I Shrunk the Dot  Dec 01, 2001 10:30 PM By MCM staff

There is the real world, and there is the electronic world. Tech shop findtheDOT, Inc., based in Oakland, CA, offers a technology designed to connect

Up Front  Dec 01, 2001 10:30 PM By Jeff Kline

I have managed many catalog fulfillment centers and toured many other facilities in my 25 years of experience. If you want to evaluate an operation quickly,

Sense and Sensibility  Dec 01, 2001 10:30 PM By MCM staff

A lift operation enhanced by an obstruction sensing system is a new offering by McConnellsburg, PA-based JLG Industries, Inc. The self-propelled vertical

Rabbit, Run  Dec 01, 2001 10:30 PM By MCM staff

The promise of Web access to any information is in theory a great idea, but there have been many obstacles which have made it very difficult to get immediate

Once Upon a Time  Dec 01, 2001 10:30 PM By Ernie Schell

This column, my last on systems for Operations & Fulfillment, is about transitions. In the months to come, I’ll be writing on applications, but I want

opinion & response  Dec 01, 2001 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Plane Crazy Publicity Stunt Some 73 years after Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the U.S., a plucky dentist from Sonoma, CA, re-created






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