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Operations & Fulfillment ARCHIVE

Survey: WMS’ Underutilized  Dec 06, 2006 9:04 PM By MCM staff

A recent Supply Chain Consortium benchmarking and best practices survey of 100 top retail and related companies from Raleigh, NC-based consultancy Tompkins Associates reveals that too many organizations underutilize their warehouse management system (WMS) investment or do not make sound upgrade and replacement decisions.

Christian Book Distributors Buys Best to You  Dec 06, 2006 4:10 AM By Mark Del Franco

Cataloger/retailer Christian Book Distributors (CBD) has purchased Best to You, a catalog and online merchant of Christian-themed gifts.

Forecast Final Christmas Results Now  Dec 06, 2006 2:44 AM By Jim Coogan

Early holiday 2006 results are in

Get Vocal about Self-Service  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

The world has lost patience with poorly designed self-service solutions. But you need automation to handle growing call volumes and to provide 24-hour

Close to home  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Fewer and fewer shippers are overlooking the regional carriers, and the number of such companies is growing as a result.

An education in ops  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Adam Schwartz is vice president/general counsel for Colchester, CT-based S&S Worldwide, which sells education and recreation products to schools and institutions.

TIDBITS  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Hanesbrands closing DCs Apparel manufacturer/marketer Hanesbrands, whose catalogs include Champion and One Hanes Place, wasted little time following through

Hit the skids and reorganize your pallets  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Sam Flanders

Are you running out of space to store pallets? Do you have peak times when you simply don’t have a place to put all your skids? If so, consider these

This call is being recorded  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Bennett Voyles

Until a few years ago, contact center agents were monitored only infrequently. But advances in technology mean that more and more agents are being recorded

CAPTURING PHANTOM DEMAND  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Tim Parry

For many direct merchants, recording phantom demand can be as elusive as capturing an actual ghost. Advancements in contact center and Website technology

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