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Overstock.com Subject of FTC Inquiry  Feb 14, 2005 2:12 AM By John Fischer

Online discounter Overstock.com reported that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an inquiry into the company

Ship Out With a WMS  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

There are many imaginative ways to trim shipping costs: negotiating with carriers, taking advantage of low rates by tweaking container sizes and weights,

Weird Science  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

THE STUFF THAT LIFE-SCIENCE and high-tech products manufacturer Sigma-Aldrich sells isn’t glamorous it often ends up in bubbling beakers and test tubes.

High Season  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Debra Ellis

Predicting seasonal demand is something of a performance art. First, you gaze into your crystal ball to determine which items will be hot. Then, you tiptoe

21 GOOD RECEPTION  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Curt Barry

Warehouse managers are always working to improve the efficiency and accuracy of their operations. One important way to meet customer service expectations

Vintage Systems  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Ernie Schell

If your current enterprise systems are not meeting your needs (don’t have the functions, or can’t handle your volume), who needs an article to decide

The Store Fantastic  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

This month’s somber cover reflects the state of call centers today, but it also highlights their evolution into something rich and strange. Much the same

Installing Speech Recognition Technology in the Warehouse  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Ron Hounsell

Why not do it? This kind of talk is a sign of the times. As recently as two or three years ago, fulfillment and distribution executives were still asking

APOCALYPSE NOW  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Jeff Morris

You love reading predictions admit it and we love making them. And the good thing is, we’re not always wrong! For instance, in this space in a February

Over and Out  Feb 01, 2005 10:30 PM By MCM staff

YOU KNOW THE STATISTICS, but you never thought it could happen to you. You’ve lost your job. Don’t panic, advises outplacement pro Harry Dahlstrom in






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