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On the Road Again  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

In a bid to keep distribution costs down, companies are considering alternatives that they might have overlooked in the past. We’re seeing more postal

Little Improvements Mean a Lot  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

The order management system (OMS) handles such functions as order entry, sales analysis, inventory planning, and accounting, among others. Many of the

Multichannel system challenges  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Curt Barry

You’re the CIO of a multichannel company and responsible for the following: a retail merchandising and planning system that runs on IBM’s iSeries processor

Tips for Improving Picking Productivity  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Wayne Teres

With so many order picking options to choose from, selecting the best solution for your operation can be quite a challenge. The order picking function

Beyond RFID  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

When it comes to the supply chain, radio frequency identification (RFID) has been hogging the spotlight. But while RFID tags have received plenty of buzz

Calling All SEASONAL Reps  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Penny Reynolds

It’s April and, for most consumer catalogers, time to plan for their peak staffing needs six months from now. Catalogers that do most of their business

Simplifying S&H  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

For direct merchants, there’s no escaping shipping and handling charges. You have to pay the shipper to deliver the goods to your customers, and generally

Technology Calling  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Within the contact center space, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) has been hyped a long time, says Gary Barnett, the Chicago-based chief technology

Queen of the contact center  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Elisa Lowry is vice president of operations for Jacksonville, FL-based Venus Swimwear and its sister catalog, undergarments title WinterSilks. As such

Headsets, Moving Shelves Picking Goes High-Tech  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Some of the most significant opertions innovations are occurring within picking applications. The new solutions recognize that with traditional picking






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