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Operations & Fulfillment ARCHIVE

Saving Space  Mar 14, 2007 9:16 PM By Pat Brown

Few distribution center managers have the luxury of excess warehouse space that can be tapped whenever needed. Certainly the vast majority of DC personnel would claim they have a shortage rather than a surplus of space.

Ten Tips for Online Couponing  Mar 10, 2007 2:52 AM By Scott Kluth

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Hershey Outsources Direct Jobs, Plans Layoffs  Mar 08, 2007 2:02 AM By Jim Tierney

Approximately 50 employees in the catalog and online gift department at The Hershey Co. will be laid off, a result of the chocolate company

A Few Thoughts on Storage and Inventory Control  Mar 07, 2007 10:45 PM By Kate Vitasek

Storage and inventory control processes include the activities related to holding material and the processes of counting and transacting the material as it moves through the warehouse.

Bright Idea: Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Lighting  Mar 07, 2007 10:39 PM By Sam Flanders

A brightly lit facility helps reduce fatigue and reduce errors. A bright facility also helps foster a friendlier and more orderly work environment.

Just About Everything You Need to Know Barcode Printer/Applicators  Mar 07, 2007 10:28 PM By Robert Babel

To comment how automated data collection (ADC) has made inventory and material tracking incredibly more efficient would be preaching to the converted. But now that things in the warehouse are moving so smoothly, have you noticed an area where the barcoding process bogs down?

Getting Blocked? It’s Probably Not Your Content  Mar 02, 2007 1:40 AM By Ken Magill

(Magilla Marketing) Too many marketers fail to take basic steps to ensure their e-mail gets delivered and, as a result, seriously risk getting their campaigns blocked, according to Craig Spiezle, director of online safety for Microsoft.

The ABC’s of Press Checks  Mar 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Anyone who’s been disappointed in how his catalog looks as it rolls out of the printing plant on its way to the mail house knows that certain sinking

The Way of Life in the DC  Mar 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

LifeWay Christian Resources sells Biblical solutions for life, including books and videos, through print catalogs, the Internet, and more than 130 stores

Who’s Afraid of SOA?  Mar 01, 2007 10:30 PM By Ernie Schell

Identifying the next big thing in the software world is always a dicey proposition. Too many have proven to be either short-lived fads or expensive sidetracks,

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