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Operations & Fulfillment ARCHIVE

Easy Returns Draw Repeat Sales  Dec 17, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff


Chapter 7: Monitoring  Dec 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

WHY MONITOR? As you will see, most centers monitor, especially phone calls. And the reasons why they monitor, according to an ICMI/ACNielsen Study done

Opinion and Response  Dec 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

HAVING HIS SAY A Guide to Grassroots Action Chris Bradley, president of Portland, ME-based bedding cataloger Cuddledown of Maine, on acting locally to

Chapter 6: Training Curriculum  Dec 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

In their book Customer Service and Human Experience, Drs. D’Ausilio and Anton, who believe that core competencies should be customized for each client,

The Ones to Watch  Dec 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

As economic uncertainty becomes part of the way we do business, it’s impossible to even speculate what the next few months will bring, let alone the next

Savings Banked  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Ten years of miracle-managing your DC, and they still expect you to find ways to cut costs! It’s October, the first holiday book has dropped, and you

Operations and Management: Seven Tips for Better Picking and Packing  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

According to a catalog operations maxim, when it comes to picking and packing orders, the best-handled product is the least-handled product. Simply put,

Cotton Picking  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By D. Douglas Graham

RATIONALES FOR OUTSOURCING fulfillment usually boil down to three. When a company wants to do business beyond its traditional operating radius, outsourcing

As Good as It Gets  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Jeff Morris

Let’s say you’re in the market for a computer and walk into a Best Buy, Circuit City, or Office Depot store. Chances are, you’ll find the most popular

Sex and the City  Nov 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

FREEBIES LIKE RUBIK’S CUBES, T-shirts, mugs, and Godiva chocolates adorned the tables. At least ten different desserts beckoned. People ate as they milled

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