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WERC Salary Survey: VP Logistics is Tops  Oct 18, 2006 8:46 PM By MCM staff

If you’re a vice president of logistics, chances are you’re walking around with a few more dollars in your pocket than your counterparts, at least according to 2006 Warehousing Sales and Wages guide from the Warehousing and Education Research Council.

President Signs SAFE bill into Law  Oct 18, 2006 8:44 PM By MCM staff

As expected, President Bush signed the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act (SAFE) into law on Oct. 13. Congress passed the legislation on Sept. 30, by a vote of 409 to 2 in the House of Representatives. In May, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to pass H.R. 4954, the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act.

New Feature! Industry Insight  Oct 14, 2006 2:21 AM By MCM staff

This month we introduce Industry Insight, courtesy of NextAction, a Westminster, CO-based database marketing services provider. Each month NextAction will share sales and channel data compiled from more than 1,100 multichannel merchants

Holiday Search Help for the Giving-Impaired  Oct 13, 2006 10:40 PM By Brian Quinton

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Cost-Effective Alternatives for LPL Shipments Offered by UPS and FedEx  Oct 11, 2006 7:59 PM By MCM staff

Many businesses are unaware of how much they could save by choosing UPS Hundredweight or FedEx Multiweight when sending merchandise on partial pallets, or less-than-pallet loads (LPLs).

5 Steps to Shape-Based Postage Compliance  Oct 11, 2006 7:52 PM By Bob Makofsky

You’ve probably heard that the U.S. Postal Service has filed to raise rates again in May 2007. But the proposed rates follow a more complex pricing structure than the flat 5.4% increase implemented last January. For the first time, the rate structure will rely on shape, as well as weight.

USPS Releases Details of Rate Case  Oct 05, 2006 3:09 AM By Jim Tierney

Last week the U.S. Postal Service released details of its pending rate case, which if approved will be implemented in mid-2007.

USPS Releases Proposed Parcel Standards  Oct 05, 2006 1:49 AM By Mark Del Franco

The U.S. Postal Service has released its proposed mailing standards as part of the rate case introduced on May 3. While much of the focus has been on what the changes will mean to catalog production and circulation

Breaking Down the Walls: Leveraging a Virtual Contact Center for Skilled, Global Customer Service  Oct 04, 2006 11:47 PM By Wes Hayden

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Thinking of Relocating Your DC? Consider These 5 Factors  Oct 04, 2006 11:12 PM By Curt Barry

Is your distribution center cramped? Or do you think you might save substantially on your outbound shipping costs by moving into a DC? A warehouse relocation may be just the thing for you. But before you go breaking ground or signing lease papers there are factors worthy of consideration: inbound transportation costs; labor cost, availability and peak staffing needs; facilities costs; state and local government incentives; and risk evaluation to your business. Marketers must evaluate all these factors to see how they impact the total savings or costs for the potential move.






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