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Operations & FulfillmentOct 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.
Operations & FulfillmentOct 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.
Operations & FulfillmentOct 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
Operations & FulfillmentOct 13, 2006 10:40 PM By Brian Quinton
Operations & FulfillmentOct 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).
Operations & FulfillmentOct 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.
Operations & FulfillmentOct 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.
Operations & FulfillmentOct 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
Operations & FulfillmentOct 04, 2006 11:47 PM By Wes Hayden
Operations & FulfillmentOct 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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