Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013 ARCHIVE

The Basics of Forklift Safety  Oct 13, 2010 3:37 AM By Dixie Brock

Warehouse equipment is involved in about 100 deaths and 20,000 injuries each year in the U.S. alone. To minimize this danger, thorough training for the people who operate and work around heavy industrial gear is a must.

Gildan Opening New DC In Charleston  Dec 23, 2009 3:09 AM By MCM staff

Canadian active apparel importer Gildan Activewear will close two U.S. warehouses, in Alabama and Virginia, and consolidate its operations in a new distribution center in Charleson, SC, according to The Post and Courier newspaper.

Peak Season Preparations  Aug 19, 2009 3:28 AM By Bill Kuipers

The holiday season is nearly here

Matrix Group Ltd. Loses Warehouse to Fire  Jul 08, 2009 3:11 AM By MCM staff

Sporting goods maker and seller Matrix Group Ltd. lost a 13,500-sq.-ft. warehouse in Safety Harbor, FL, to a fire late Sunday night, according to published reports.

Sorting Out Warehouse Automation  Jul 07, 2009 8:44 PM By Curt Barry

Warehouse automation can be a good way to reduce labor and improve efficiency and overall accuracy while spending less money. The technology available for sorting units and packages to specific locations for packing and shipping offers several possibilities for multichannel retailers.

Gearing Up for Holiday Service  May 12, 2009 8:25 PM By Jim Tierney


Paper Wishes Takes On Its Own Fulfillment  Apr 22, 2009 8:41 PM By Tim Parry

Multichannel crafts merchant Paper Wishes in late 2007 thought it would be a good thing to bring its fulfillment closer to home by choosing a nearby outsourcer. But after a disastrous experience with a local third-party provider, the marketer last year decided to take charge its own fulfillment.

Getting DC Size Right  Apr 16, 2008 6:38 PM By Jim Tierney

No multichannel marketer wants to be stuck with a distribution center that

Have HEART, Operations Execs  Apr 16, 2008 6:03 PM By Jim Tierney

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American Eagle Outfitters on Cutting Labor Expenses  Apr 02, 2008 6:55 PM By Jeff Morris

American Eagle Outfitters operates several distribution centers in North America, including a facility in Warrendale, PA, and a DC in Mississauga, Ontario, to service its Canadian stores. But the multichannel apparel merchant is most excited about its newest DC in Ottawa, KS, which is helping it reduce labor costs.

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