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APOCALYPSE NOW  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Jeff Morris

You love reading predictions admit it and we love making them. And the good thing is, we’re not always wrong! For instance, in this space in a February

Over and Out  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

YOU KNOW THE STATISTICS, but you never thought it could happen to you. You’ve lost your job. Don’t panic, advises outplacement pro Harry Dahlstrom in

Carrier Contracts  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Mike Erickson

AS A SHIPPER IN 2005, you’re likely to be saddled with extra costs from carriers. Thanks to technology advances, carriers now bill for services they physically

Super Service  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

What characteristics do merchants such as Ann Taylor, hpshopping, Petsmart, and Tower Records have in common? According to the e-tailing group inc.’s

Ship Out With a WMS  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

There are many imaginative ways to trim shipping costs: negotiating with carriers, taking advantage of low rates by tweaking container sizes and weights,

Weird Science  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

THE STUFF THAT LIFE-SCIENCE and high-tech products manufacturer Sigma-Aldrich sells isn’t glamorous it often ends up in bubbling beakers and test tubes.

FAST COMPANY  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Thomas G. Dolan

Back in the day, an order entry operator took an order over the phone and laboriously keyed in all the information into a computer. Not any more, thanks

High Season  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Debra Ellis

Predicting seasonal demand is something of a performance art. First, you gaze into your crystal ball to determine which items will be hot. Then, you tiptoe

Vintage Systems  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Ernie Schell

If your current enterprise systems are not meeting your needs (don’t have the functions, or can’t handle your volume), who needs an article to decide

21 GOOD RECEPTION  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Curt Barry

Warehouse managers are always working to improve the efficiency and accuracy of their operations. One important way to meet customer service expectations






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