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Perfect Shipment  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By MCM staff

99.9% That’s Herbalife’s order accuracy rate, pre-inspection. Impressive, but not good enough when you’re intent on shipping the perfect shipment. So,

Running on Empty  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

Although the slight improvement in the U.S. economy should translate into an upturn in the market for warehouse/distribution space, warehousing and DC

What He Said  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By MCM staff

You know you’re important when a major research firm churns out an entire report analyzing your comments. In a first-ever occurrence for Wal-Mart, president

Checking Accuracy  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Q We plan to launch an employee incentive program to eliminate errors in the warehouse. To ensure that the right product is shipped, how can we motivate

Switch to Growth  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Regardless of how complex you find distribution systems and equipment, chances are you’ll be buying a lot more of them this year. The Material Handling

Tools for Serious Shippers  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Jeff Kline

Multichannel retailers may rely on shippers, consolidators, logistics companies, the U.S. Postal Service, or a combination of these possibilities to get

RFID, Warmed Over  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By MCM staff

According to a popular myth circulating on the Internet, the new U.S. $20 bill contains a hidden RFID chip that will explode if the bill is microwaved.

Twice as Nice  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Jeff Morris

SURE, MCDONALD’S MAY BE DOWNSIZING its menu, but don’t let that fool you. When it comes to food, it’s unlikely you can have too much of a good thing.

Able-Bodied  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Want to know what RFID will really look like, but too afraid to ask? Get a sneak preview in Supply Chain Digest’s highly accessible guide, Anatomy of

Smart Cycle Counts  Apr 01, 2004 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Q In our small DC, we have set up 27 cycles based on concrete dates. However, shouldn’t other factors influence the cycle? And which products should we






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