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Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 29, 2014 1:28 PM By Curt Barry
Multichannel Merchant contributor Curt Barry offers some best practices to optimize your warehouse efficiency.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 29, 2014 1:11 PM By Mike O'Brien
In the never-ending decision over build vs. buy when it comes to software applications, a growing group of pure-play ecommerce providers is opting to develop their own homegrown warehouse management system (WMS), opting for the flexibility on upgrades and functionality over the comfort of relying on a vendor.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 29, 2014 12:59 PM By Mike O'Brien
As distribution center operations continually look to streamline operations and gain efficiencies, a labor management system inevitably becomes part of the conversation. So the question becomes: when does investment in an LMS make sense for my operations? And what are the main criteria to consider in making this important decision?
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 29, 2014 12:49 PM By Mike O'Brien
How are you handling retail inventory management? Your answer to this critical question can lead to increases in your top and bottom line – or added costs if your inventory is bloated, hard to access or poorly allocated.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 22, 2014 1:48 PM By Mike O'Brien
In order to focus completely on its ecommerce Speed Commerce has completed the sale of its legacy distribution business segment to WYNIT Distribution, LLC.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 22, 2014 12:16 PM By Mike O'Brien
While the Chinese ecommerce market is growing wildly, getting goods there can prove tricky, attendees were told at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 22, 2014 11:49 AM By Mike O'Brien
Incoming UPS CEO David Abney said the company has to focus on growing international economies, better use technology and keeping the focus on employees.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 15, 2014 12:18 PM By Maria Haggerty
While growth requires some element of change, there’s something to be said for working with a logistics provider that grows with the company and whose processes are flexible enough to accommodate increased demand. Here are the traits companies need to seek out in logistics partners.