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Warehouse/Distribution Center ARCHIVE

O+F Distribution Center Roundup, Sept. 2, 2014  Sep 02, 2014 9:26 AM By Mike O'Brien

Here is a listing of some recently announced expansions and additions in distribution and fulfillment centers.

Merchants Refine Omnichannel Strategy as Demand Grows  Aug 26, 2014 12:16 PM By Mike O'Brien

As retailers continue to battle Amazon’s quick and cheap approach, omnichannel strategy is becoming an increasingly important weapon in their arsenal.

IRS Tax Change Will Impact Warehouse Owners  Aug 19, 2014 10:41 AM By Mike O'Brien

A major change to the IRS code, starting this tax year, will impact how warehouse owners can deduct expenses for work done on their facilities.

Is a Pop-up Distribution Center Right for You?  Aug 19, 2014 10:13 AM By Mike O'Brien

Doug Brochu, CEO of Bridge Solutions Group, talks about what a pop-up distribution center is, how it operates and the benefits for merchants.

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center in CA  Aug 18, 2014 1:42 PM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon announced it was opening a fifth California fulfillment center in Redlands, giving it nearly 5 million square feet of fulfillment space in the state.

Working to Avoid Another Holiday Shipping Disaster  Aug 12, 2014 9:13 AM By Mike O'Brien

Experts and executives talk about steps being taken to avoid the holiday shipping snafus that caused delays and angry customers in 2013.

Amazon Adds Same-Day Delivery in 6 New Cities  Aug 06, 2014 10:37 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon today announced same-day delivery is being added in the Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington DC metro areas.

Amazon to Open 15 Sortation Centers in 2014  Aug 05, 2014 11:28 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon’s plans for new sortation centers are part of its larger goals of getting close to the customer, Sunday delivery and competing with major carriers.

UPS Spending $175M to Add Holiday Shipping Capacity  Jul 31, 2014 5:48 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS plans to spend $175 million to increase holiday shipping capacity, including adding 50 new hub sorts and going from limited to full operations on Black Friday.

WMS vs. WCS: Which Do You Need?  Jul 29, 2014 1:38 PM By Mike O'Brien

As operations and fulfillment technology continues to evolve, merchants face a decision of implementing a warehouse management system (WMS), a warehouse control system (WCS) or both.






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