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Warehouse/Distribution CenterNov 26, 2014 12:44 PM By Ian Goldman
The same technology that helped converge inventory levels has evolved and is now actually able to automate inventory management and fulfillment. By removing reliance on employees to track inventory, this makes mistakes less likely and allows order fulfillment from any location to orders on any channel. Thus omnichannel fulfillment is enabled, providing higher service levels to customers, more streamlined inventory management for retailers, and less stock tied up in expensive warehouses. Many retailers find that they are able to eliminate warehouses entirely and have retail locations function as mini-distribution centers.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterNov 24, 2014 4:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
Regional carrier OnTrac, announced a new service, DirectPost, which will enable it to provide next-day and two-day ecommerce shipping at postal rates.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterNov 24, 2014 2:55 PM By Curt Barry
As the year end approaches, software vendors often offer significant discounts in order to secure your business and book it in the current year. This is also true with some vendors at the end of each quarter. But don’t let the last-minute vendor discounts distract your company from prudent due diligence in selecting warehouse software.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterNov 19, 2014 1:41 PM By Daniela Forte
A listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in distribution and fulfillment centers.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterNov 13, 2014 2:55 PM By Mike O'Brien
Macy’s Chief Financial Officer Karen Hoguet told analysts the company’s retail network gives it an advantage in the ever-more-crowded same-day delivery sweepstakes, as well as in omnichannel fulfillment.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterNov 03, 2014 12:18 PM By Mike O'Brien
Here’s is O+F’s latest listing of recently announced expansions and additions of retail and ecommerce distribution centers.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterOct 30, 2014 11:43 AM By Mike O'Brien
DHL is investing 30.5 million Euros in its supply chain and global forwarding divisions in South Africa to support businesses operating in the region.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterOct 29, 2014 11:07 AM By Tim Parry
Digi-Key attributes this 26% sales growth to its continued global expansion of local sales and support resources and the strength of its next generation, hybrid distribution model which combines ecommerce savvy with personalized value-add services. Here’s a look at how Digi-Key’s global growth is driven.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterOct 27, 2014 5:50 PM By Mike O'Brien
A listing of some recently announced expansions and additions to retail distribution centers.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterOct 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.