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Warehouse/Distribution Center ARCHIVE

Is the Amazon Effect Overrated?  Apr 08, 2014 7:11 AM By Tim Parry

If Amazon is, indeed, taking over the ecommerce world, then operations and fulfillment professionals are the last to know. Here’s a snapshot of the MCM Outlook 2014 report on operations and fulfillment.

How to Move Outdated Inventory  Apr 08, 2014 6:47 AM By Maria Haggerty

In a hyper-competitive retail environment, moving outdated inventory requires a calculated approach to maximize profits and space. Here are a few ways you can quickly do that.

LIDS Sports Group Adds Omnichannel Fulfillment  Apr 06, 2014 8:11 AM By Tim Parry

Hat World, Inc. has commissioned Swisslog to install a state-of-the-art Omni-channel order fulfillment and storage system, at its central distribution center in Indianapolis.

8 Steps for Selecting a 3PF Partner  Apr 03, 2014 4:54 PM By Curt Barry

Over this past year we have seen a variety of different sized merchants choose to use third-party fulfillment (3PF) partners to handle their pick, pack and ship operations. Here are the eight steps you need to take when you select a 3PF partner.

eBay Enterprise Expands Operations in Canada  Apr 01, 2014 6:40 AM By Tim Parry

The new 150,000 square foot facility will support client growth, including The Children’s Place, which recently signed a new multiyear agreement with eBay Enterprise.

UPS Opens Expansion of European Air Hub  Mar 25, 2014 12:29 PM By Erin Lynch

UPS announced this week that it has opened a $200 million expansion of its European air hub facility at the Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany. This facility is one of the largest investments in the shipping titan’s history.

UPS Opens Cross-border Shipping Facility in Mexico  Mar 24, 2014 4:48 PM By Erin Lynch

In an effort to improve cross-border shipping to Mexico, UPS has announced the opening of a new package sorting and delivery facility in Laredo, Texas.

Winning Hiring Strategies for the Contact Center and Warehouse  Mar 20, 2014 5:04 PM By Erin Lynch

We have a tremendous line up of speakers at our upcoming Operations Summit. Anne Embrey, vice president of continuous improvement with Replacements, LTD., is one of those amazing speakers.

Amazon Distribution Center Rejected in the Czech Republic  Mar 20, 2014 9:21 AM By Erin Lynch

The Associated Press is reporting that the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno, has rejected a plan by Amazon to build a distribution center in the region.

Men’s Wearhouse Launches Omnichannel Inventory Program  Mar 20, 2014 8:24 AM By MCM Staff

Customers can shop at over 900 stores from one location with Find-It App and Reserve Online, Pick up In-Store rollout.






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