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FedEx Announces Express Rate Hikes  Oct 10, 2005 7:50 AM By John Fischer

Effective Jan. 2, Memphis, TN-based Federal Express Corp. will charge an additional 3.5% for U.S. domestic and U.S. export Express package and freight shipments.

Best practices for shippers  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Peter M. Stiles

As competition for carrier resources becomes more intense, shippers that develop effective programs in collaboration with carriers are most likely to

Rule of Law  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Jackson Wood

In today’s highly regulated business environment, compliance has become a full-time function for most companies. A host of new security rules following

Forecasting Profits  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Margery Weinstein

Selecting the merchandise that customers want to buy is fundamental to your business’s success. So is ordering the correct amount of that merchandise.

Delivering benchmarks  Oct 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

We aren’t quite sure when the shipping and delivery departments left their modest lodgings in the recesses of the warehouse and entered the boardroom.

Cutting Labor Costs  Sep 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Norman Saenz Jr.

No matter how efficiently you manage your distribution center, there’s one part of it that’s almost impossible to control: the high cost of labor. Unless

Hire math  Sep 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Penny Reynolds

Sharpen your pencils, dust off your calculator, and get ready for a math lesson: When running a contact center, the most important rule to remember is

Budgeting for Facility Upgrades  Sep 01, 2005 9:30 PM By MCM staff

If you are serious about managing facility costs, you will have to grasp what Wal-Mart has accomplished, and how. An early adopter of every improvement

Best Picks  Aug 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Karen Berman

Faced with constant pressure to fill orders quickly and accurately, distribution centers are turning to a dizzying array of technologies and strategies.

Grand illusion  Aug 01, 2005 9:30 PM By MCM staff

If Jim Graham has his way, Utility Safeguard will one day be the Amazon.com of the construction world a larger-than-life online store providing contractors






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