Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

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

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

Battling Today’s Economic Doldrums  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Douglas Bley

POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC conditions seem bleak. Unemployment levels are near all-time highs. Small-parcel delivery costs are rising faster than anyone’s

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