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DIMensional Precision  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

It’s not just for carry-on luggage any more size and weight restrictions are getting tighter everywhere. Recent changes by major freight carriers to the

Win the Best Freight Rates  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

That carriers’ shipping rates will go up every year is almost as inevitable as the proverbial death and taxes. This year, though, companies aren’t just

Global Conquest  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By D. Douglas Graham

GLOBAL INDUSTRIAL of Port Washington, NY (a division of Systemax Inc.), is a leading provider of industrial equipment. In business for half a century,

HISTORY LESSON  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Jeff Siegel

THE STATISTICS seem to bear out the headlines. Capital spending has increased after two years of recession, and companies up and down the supply chain

TEN STEPS TO ACCURATE SKU PROFILING  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

SINCE THE EARLIEST DAYS of warehousing, operators have searched for the most efficient method to store and retrieve inventory. For a long time, finding

Out of Order  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Steve Dethlefs, DC ManagerPendleton Woolen MillsPortland, OR Our fashion merchandise is basically perishable, so our planning is tight. We don’t want

Service Call  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Ideally, Customer Service Day (if there were such a thing) would be every day. But sadly, it would, if instituted now, come around with the same frequency

Distributors Lukewarm on IT  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

The mood of distribution industry executives facing this year’s IT challenges can perhaps best be described as waning optimism, judging by Forrester Research

Culture Clash  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Margery Weinstein

With nearly 7.8 million Hispanic workers employed in the U.S. not to mention millions more from Asia, Africa, and other overseas locales there’s a good

MORTAL COMBAT  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Infighting, bad-mouthing, and office politics typically add 40% to 70% to the level of effort required to carry out any given task, reports CLM.






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