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The holiday order crush
As a distribution professional, you have several key performance indicators you are always aware of. The operations and fulfillment field includes many KPIs–quantifiable measurements that reflect the success factors of an organization.
But which warehouse KPIs are in your
A daily battle goes on in distribution centers and manufacturing plants all across the country between unmotivated workers and the supervisors that lead them. The supervisor wants them to work harder but typically isn
Multichannel merchants typically have to have their holiday season staff in place before the fall. How do they do it? We asked Phoenix-based Fairytale
Lifetime Brands, a marketer/distributor of consumer home products, is taking over its own fulfillment with the opening of a new distribution center. The
Last week we discussed the comparison of two distribution centers of the same corporation who followed the same approach to process improvement and labor management, but with very different results.
Johnson Stephens Consulting was engaged to assist the development of a labor management system for a multibillion-dollar corporation with two distribution centers.
Problems with its new distribution center continue to plague Victoria’s Secret Direct. Because integration issues in the DC are preventing the women’s apparel merchant from meeting expected volume, it is reducing catalog circulation to suppress demand.
Inventory is most likely the largest balance sheet asset in your company. How well you plan, purchase, and manage your inventory largely determines your
“People are our most important asset!” You see that statement on the walls of companies in every industry. Well, I am here to tell you that statement is not correct–especially in your warehouse! Because if you have the wrong people, doing the wrong things, how is that considered an asset to your company? The correct […]