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CUTTING EDGE TO LEADING EDGE: Voice Technology Emerges  Feb 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Ron Hounsell

Yes, it has emerged, and I’d like to take credit for the title, but that honor goes to Gerry Greenleaf, vice president of distribution for Hannaford Bros.

Pick the Best  Jan 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Ron Hounsell

Periodically, almost every operation is faced with the task of needing to revamp its picking methods. Common goals for a picking process revision are

Productivity Countdown  Jan 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

Industrial engineers commonly assume a maximum productivity rate of two-thirds in the absence of measurable labor standards. As an initial segment of

Big-Picture Benchmarks  Jan 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Sabrina Horne DelFranco

WHEN IT COMES TO BENCHMARKING, successful companies don’t let the numbers speak for themselves. These organizations look at the larger picture, comparing

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,

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

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

Dirty Laundry Comes Clean  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By David Pluviose

The subject of retail returns is big, messy, and embarrassing enough that retailers tend to keep quiet about it. Logistics executives toss around words

Not My SKU  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

Something about returns suggests error someone, somehow, has miscalculated. That aura has helped establish a market for companies such as Liquidation.com,

Crime Does Pay  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Bennett Voyles

Sick of working yourself to the bone just to keep your demanding customers happy? Tired of worrying about budgets and margins and inventory turns? Maybe






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