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Inflation 101  Jul 01, 2006 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Increasing oil prices, upward wage pressures, higher interest rates, the rising yuan the effects of expanding inflation are impossible to avoid. But what

Doubling down on DCs  Jul 01, 2006 9:30 PM By MCM staff

By nature Doug Eckrote is not a gambler. Neither is the company he works for. So it’s with a tinge of irony that Vernon Hills, IL-based computer reseller

Integrating Core Competencies  Jul 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Jack Schmid

Smart multichannel merchants are using all their core competencies across all selling channels including stores, Websites, and catalogs and they’re finding

Benchmarking: shipment vs. delivery  Jul 01, 2006 9:30 PM By MCM staff

What’s the better benchmark when it comes to shipping the customer’s goods: when the order ships or when the order is delivered? According to a recent

Trimming Your Transportation Costs  Jul 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Along with death and taxes, multichannel merchants can count on rising transportation costs. The chief culprit for increasing costs is fuel, which affects

E-commerce systems update  Jul 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Ernie Schell

When it comes to managing e-commerce, multichannel merchants have a wide variety of solutions to choose from. Options range from stand-alone e-commerce

TIDBITS  Jul 01, 2006 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Sigma Micro to acquire Quark Commerce Indianapolis-based software provider Sigma Micro agreed to acquire the intellectual property of Quark Commerce software

TIDBITS  Jun 01, 2006 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Who ya gonna call? Is your distribution center so loud that you can’t hear yourself think? Behold the NoiseBuster from Fort Pierce, FL-based Pro Tech

Batch vs. Wave Picking  Jun 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

In the distribution center, walking from one location to the next accounts for 60% of a picker’s time. Reducing walking time, then, is all but guaranteed

The Blair WMS project  Jun 01, 2006 9:30 PM By MCM staff

As vice president of fulfillment for Warren, PA-based Blair Corp., Randy Scalise is responsible for Blair’s men’s and women’s apparel catalogs, including

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