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Four Questions to Ask a 3PL Provider  Feb 07, 2007 9:58 PM By Stephen Olds

A general once said, “Amateurs talk about tactics, but professionals study logistics.” While this is no doubt true in combat, it would be fairer and more accurate to say that, in business, successful firms focus on their core mission and leave logistics to professionals. That

The State of Online Security: Not So Good  Feb 07, 2007 12:20 AM By MCM staff

Half of all Websites are vulnerable to database attacks, according to security data collected from 27,000 ScanAlert customers for a recently published report. Forty-five percent of Websites had a serious database vulnerability

Don’t Let Others Tattle on You: Report Your Unsafe Products  Feb 07, 2007 12:18 AM By Emilia Sweeney

Recalls of defective products are costly undertakings, especially when potential adverse publicity is considered in addition to the money actually spent on returns, repairs, or exchanges of the products.

Disney’s DC magic  Feb 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

In March 2006, the direct marketing arm of Disney ceased catalog production and transitioned to an online-only model, changing its name from Disney Direct

Postal Service releases rate case updates  Feb 01, 2007 10:30 PM By Jim Tierney

The U.S. Postal Service in January released revisions to its proposed mailing standards as part of the pending rate case, which if approved will be implemented

Fastest. Order. Ever.  Feb 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

A Multichannel Merchant staffer placed an order with the VillageShoes.com Website on Dec. 18 at about 3:15 p.m. She had never ordered from the company

RESOURCE GUIDE: POS software  Feb 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Historically point-of-sale (POS) systems didn’t do much more than record customers’ purchases and calculate change. Today’s systems, however, can administer

On picking and packing  Feb 01, 2007 10:30 PM By Kate Vitasek

Most companies understand the importance of following best practices but many don’t know exactly what those practices are. That’s where Kate Vitasek,

Sizing up SaaS  Feb 01, 2007 10:30 PM By Jeff Morris

Software as a service, or SaaS, is arguably the most talked-about trend in IT. Bill McNee, CEO of Westport, CT-based research firm Saugatuck Technology,

Finding and retaining the best workers  Feb 01, 2007 10:30 PM By Sam Flanders

In almost every case, extraordinary distribution centers are distinguished by the quality of their staff. The better your people, the less money you spend






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