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Calling All SEASONAL Reps  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Penny Reynolds

It’s April and, for most consumer catalogers, time to plan for their peak staffing needs six months from now. Catalogers that do most of their business

Queen of the contact center  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Elisa Lowry is vice president of operations for Jacksonville, FL-based Venus Swimwear and its sister catalog, undergarments title WinterSilks. As such

Technology Calling  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Within the contact center space, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) has been hyped a long time, says Gary Barnett, the Chicago-based chief technology

Tips for Reducing Shipping Costs  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Rob Shirley

It comes as no surprise that shipping costs are increasing. What is a surprise is the extent to which costs have climbed. The increases are forcing companies

Many Interested but Few Investing Yet  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Anumber of direct marketing executives are expressing interest in comprehensive warehouse management systems (WMSs), but that doesn’t mean they’re investing

Headsets, Moving Shelves Picking Goes High-Tech  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Some of the most significant opertions innovations are occurring within picking applications. The new solutions recognize that with traditional picking

Multichannel system challenges  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Curt Barry

You’re the CIO of a multichannel company and responsible for the following: a retail merchandising and planning system that runs on IBM’s iSeries processor

Take Your Pick of Packing Options  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

While the cardboard boxes, foam peanuts, and padded envelopes in which many marketers ship their orders don’t exactly scream out high tech, a number of

Beyond RFID  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

When it comes to the supply chain, radio frequency identification (RFID) has been hogging the spotlight. But while RFID tags have received plenty of buzz

Lesson learned from APX bankruptcy  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Chuck Frenette, the chief financial officer of Chippewa Falls, WI-based B.A. Mason Shoe, spent most of March 15 scrambling to reroute some 7,000 packages






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