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The buzz from Buzz  Feb 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Buzz Van Santvoord is the vice president of fulfillment and facility management for 1-800-Flowers.com’s Children’s Group and Plow & Hearth titles. As

TECHNOLOGY UPDATE  Feb 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

It’s not just headsets and automatic call distributors (ACDs) any more. Contact center technology has evolved into a sophisticated world of its own, with

What’s in storage  Feb 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Stephen G. Martin

There is nothing more frustrating for a distribution manager than walking by dust-shrouded pallets in a prime picking zone. The overly optimistic merchant

TIDBITS  Feb 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Bean to get bigger Apparel, outdoor gear, and home goods merchant L.L. Bean plans to expand its 660,000-sq.-ft. Freeport, ME, distribution center by 50%.

Taking Measure of Picking  Feb 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

We don’t have to tell you that improving profitability is the number-one driving force in today’s operating environment. Honing your picking productivity

The Skinny on Sublines  Jan 25, 2006 11:43 PM By David Farmer

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Zone Skipping: Yea or Nay? Part II  Jan 25, 2006 11:36 PM By MCM staff

So you

Five Mistakes That Will Doom Your WMS Implementation  Jan 25, 2006 11:26 PM By MCM staff

In the course of implementing numerous warehouse management systems (WMSs) and other software applications over the years, I

Study: Simpler Online Returns Make Happier Customers  Jan 11, 2006 8:15 PM By Tim Parry

Online retailers need to view returns as a key component of consumer marketing rather than as an annoying disturbance in the supply chain.

Are You Ready for Holiday 2006?  Jan 05, 2006 2:55 AM By Curt Barry

Promises, promises. All businesses make them, but the best actually deliver. Now is the time to conduct a post mortem of how well your multichannel business performed in holiday 2005 and to develop plans for improvement for holiday 2006. While it may seem early to start planning for the coming holiday season, now is the best time because your people will remember vividly the good and bad incidents,






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