E-commerce and multichannel retailing are placing greater demands on order fulfillment practitioners, according to a new study released by third-party logistics provider Saddle Creek Corp. The E-Fulfillment Trends Report focused on how companies address …
Merchants juggling multiple selling channels have enough challenges these days
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As director of distribution, Ken McKinney is responsible for all distribution, fulfillment, and transportation functions for Philadelphia-based Urban
Caution, not creativity, has characterized most U.S. companies in the past couple of years. But at a time when risk taking is minimal, marketers are also
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Would you buy a conveyor at what seems like a fabulous discount? Of course you would. It’s a great deal, and the machine should work just fine, right?