InventoryFeb 25, 2015 10:50 AM By Mike O'Brien
Macys’ inventory levels continue to be negatively impacted as a result of protracted labor issues that tied up shipments at 29 West Coast ports for months.
InventoryFeb 23, 2015 5:14 PM By Mike O'Brien
Nordstrom plans to open a third ecommerce fulfillment center in Pennsylvania that will put half of its customers within reach of two-day ground delivery.
InventoryFeb 20, 2015 12:20 PM By Mike O'Brien
The intractable West coast port labor dispute may lead to shutdowns costing the U.S. economy $1.9 billion per day, but where’s my Turkish backgammon board?
InventoryFeb 18, 2015 11:08 AM By Mike O'Brien
A listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers.
InventoryFeb 05, 2015 2:11 PM By Curt Barry
Having multiple distribution centers may be your best bet to reduce shipping costs and shorten your time to customer.
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.
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