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Warehouse/Distribution Center ARCHIVE

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, June 8, 2015  Jun 08, 2015 12:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

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

How to Avoid Under-Sizing Your New Distribution Center  Jun 01, 2015 4:03 PM By Curt Barry

Opening up a new distribution center is no easy task. Here are 9 key factors to consider when planning a new DC that will help you ensure the best outcome.

Amazon Ups Ante by Offering Free Same-Day Delivery  May 29, 2015 3:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

Not to be outdone by Walmart, Amazon announced it will make 1 million items available for free same-day shipping to Prime members in 14 metro markets.

HighJump Acquires Ecommerce Platform Nexternal  May 29, 2015 9:23 AM By MCM Staff

Supply chain management solutions provider HighJump acquired cloud-based ecommerce platform firm Nexternal; HighJump merged with competitor Acellos in 2014.

Michael Kors Breaking Ground on European Distribution Center  May 28, 2015 6:34 AM By Tim Parry

The construction of a new, state-of-the-art distribution center in Trade Port North in Venlo, Netherlands is an important and exciting step in the evolution of Michael Kors.

The High Cost of Back Orders  May 20, 2015 8:02 AM By Curt Barry

While you may decide not to take back orders because of cost and hassle, consider what goes into those costs and how many sales you’re leaving on the table.

Walmart Undercuts Amazon on Price for Subscription Shipping Program  May 15, 2015 9:29 AM By Mike O'Brien

Walmart will test a $50 per year subscription ecommerce shipping service this summer, compared to Amazon Prime’s $99, that gets order to door in three days.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, May 14, 2015  May 14, 2015 3:31 PM By Mike O'Brien

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

Script Vendor Demos to Improve Your OMS Selection Process  May 08, 2015 12:08 PM By Curt Barry

For a winning OMS selection process, script the demo of what you want the vendor to demonstrate with your data in order to validate RFP responses.

Merchants Address Fast Delivery Demands  May 07, 2015 5:00 PM By Mike O'Brien

Merchant panelists at Operations Summit 2015 said they’re doing all they can to decrease time-to-customer, but same-day delivery isn’t a high priority.






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