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Hershey Foods’ DC design  Nov 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

When Hershey Foods Corp. (HFC) decided to build a new mega-distribution center near its Pennsylvania manufacturing plant a few years ago, the mammoth

Why don’t more people use manifesting systems?  Nov 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Although manifesting systems are vital to achieving shipping efficiency, they are, in their state, by no means an ubiquitous presence in distribution

Hanover Subsidiary Did Not Deceive: Appeals Court  Oct 20, 2005 5:10 AM By Ken Magill

Hanover Direct subsidiary Brawn of California did not engage in a deceptive business practice by charging customers a $1.48

FedEx Announces Express Rate Hikes  Oct 10, 2005 7:50 AM By John Fischer

Effective Jan. 2, Memphis, TN-based Federal Express Corp. will charge an additional 3.5% for U.S. domestic and U.S. export Express package and freight shipments.

Best practices for shippers  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Peter M. Stiles

As competition for carrier resources becomes more intense, shippers that develop effective programs in collaboration with carriers are most likely to

Rule of Law  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Jackson Wood

In today’s highly regulated business environment, compliance has become a full-time function for most companies. A host of new security rules following

Delivering benchmarks  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

We aren’t quite sure when the shipping and delivery departments left their modest lodgings in the recesses of the warehouse and entered the boardroom.

Forecasting Profits  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Margery Weinstein

Selecting the merchandise that customers want to buy is fundamental to your business’s success. So is ordering the correct amount of that merchandise.

Cutting Labor Costs  Sep 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Norman Saenz Jr.

No matter how efficiently you manage your distribution center, there’s one part of it that’s almost impossible to control: the high cost of labor. Unless

Hire math  Sep 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Penny Reynolds

Sharpen your pencils, dust off your calculator, and get ready for a math lesson: When running a contact center, the most important rule to remember is






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