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Warehouse/Distribution Center ARCHIVE

Amazon to Hire 80,000 Seasonal Workers  Oct 16, 2014 8:39 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon announced it plans to hire 80,000 seasonal employees at its 50 fulfillment centers and 15 sortation centers in the U.S. to handle peak demand.

O+F Distribution Center Roundup  Oct 15, 2014 10:21 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of some recently announced expansions and additions in distribution and fulfillment centers.

Report: U.S. Same-Day Delivery Sales to Reach $4B by 2018  Oct 14, 2014 9:12 AM By Mike O'Brien

Multichannel Merchant talks to BI Intelligence senior analyst Cooper Smith about why he estimates U.S. same-day delivery sales will pass $4 billion by 2018.

Your 2014 Guide to Order Management Systems  Oct 08, 2014 1:30 PM By Ernie Schell

Is it time to replace or upgrade your existing order management system? This comprehensive report of technology providers will help you compare and contrast various order management systems, and help guide your decision.

Tip Sheet: Managing Your Warehouse  Sep 29, 2014 9:34 AM By Tim Parry

Managing a multichannel warehouse is a fairly easy thing. All you have to do is manage the labor, the freight and the inventory. And from there, a thousand other factors assault you. In this tip sheet you will learn 10 ways to improve warehouse efficiency, how omnichannel fulfillment refines the retail strategy and more.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup  Sep 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.

How Retailers Can Adapt to Dimensional Weight Pricing Changes  Sep 15, 2014 11:37 AM By Maria Haggerty

Steps that retailers should take to prepare for dimensional weight pricing that is taking effect at the end of the year.

O+F Distribution Center Roundup, Sept. 15, 2014  Sep 15, 2014 11:17 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of some recently announced expansions and additions of distribution and fulfillment centers.

O+F Distribution Center Roundup, Sept. 9, 2014  Sep 09, 2014 10:19 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of recently announced expansions and additions in retail distribution and fulfillment centers.

UPS Outlines Plans to Increase Holiday Capacity  Sep 05, 2014 7:28 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS this week detailed plans for ensuring that delivery issues which plagued the 2013 holiday shopping season aren’t a rerun this year






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