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InventoryJan 26, 2015 5:49 PM By Mike O'Brien
A listing of some recently announced distribution center expansions and additions in retail and direct-to-consumer operations.
InventoryJan 20, 2015 11:01 AM By Curt Barry
You’ve barely put a bow on your peak shipping, but it’s time to assess your performance and start planning for peak season operations in 2015. What are your objectives for improvements? Here are eight steps to help you prioritize which changes happen this year, and which can be pushed into 2016 and beyond.
InventoryJan 13, 2015 11:55 AM By Mike O'Brien
A listing of some recently announced distribution center and fulfillment center activity, including Radio Shack, Amazon, Under Armour, FedEx and Kmart.
InventoryDec 01, 2014 5:52 PM By Mike O'Brien
In the wake of a Thanksgiving fire that destroyed a distribution center outside Cleveland, 1-800-Flowers.com is doing all it can to make customers happy.
InventoryNov 26, 2014 12:44 PM By Ian Goldman
The same technology that helped converge inventory levels has evolved and is now actually able to automate inventory management and fulfillment. By removing reliance on employees to track inventory, this makes mistakes less likely and allows order fulfillment from any location to orders on any channel. Thus omnichannel fulfillment is enabled, providing higher service levels to customers, more streamlined inventory management for retailers, and less stock tied up in expensive warehouses. Many retailers find that they are able to eliminate warehouses entirely and have retail locations function as mini-distribution centers.
InventoryNov 19, 2014 1:41 PM By Daniela Forte
A listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in distribution and fulfillment centers.
InventoryNov 18, 2014 2:56 PM By Frank Poore
Through “omnichannel choreography,” retailers can orchestrate all the moving pieces of online order fulfillment and deliver the perfect customer experience.
InventoryOct 21, 2014 12:13 PM By Mike O'Brien
Online retailers are giving consumers delivery options they don’t want, while not offering the ones they do, according to a new survey.
InventoryOct 15, 2014 10:21 AM By Mike O'Brien
A listing of some recently announced expansions and additions in distribution and fulfillment centers.
InventorySep 25, 2014 5:31 PM By Mike O'Brien
News that Amazon will begin collecting sales tax in Minnesota starting next week has led to speculation that the company may open a warehouse, data center or some other operation in the state or buy an existing firm, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Online-only retailers don’t need to charge sales tax in a state unless they have physical presence or affiliated business there.