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Warehouse ROI Reality check  Dec 12, 2007 7:59 PM By Rene Jones

“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 […]

The Perfect Order Equation  Nov 28, 2007 7:18 PM By Rene Jones

I need that shipped overnight! I need that delivered today! I do not want to pay a restocking charge!

What is Your Crystal Ball Telling You?  Nov 21, 2007 7:48 PM By Rene Jones

The future of your organization lies in the hands of your warehouse personnel. You probably did not want to hear that, and you most certainly do not believe it! But your warehouse knows your customers better than any other department in your organization.

Shipwire Unveils Canadian Warehouse  Nov 14, 2007 7:07 PM By MCM staff

Third-party logistics provider Shipwire announced Nov. 12 that it has expanded into the Canadian market with a new Toronto-based warehouse.

WMS WATCH  Nov 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Ernie Schell

Your distribution center needs to be able to control inventory movements, from receiving and put-away to picking and packing, as well as the management

DC Locations: Why Midwest is Best  Oct 31, 2007 8:19 PM By Tod Yazdi

For most merchants, it geographically makes sense to distribute goods from a Midwest-based distribution center. The central states are quickly becoming distribution hubs for companies all across the country.

Developing an Effective Fulfillment Labor Budget  Oct 17, 2007 11:42 PM By Gary Conrad

The conversion from sales forecast to operations budget is not difficult, but it does require a strong understanding of your operations. You also need to know and measured performance standards or reasonable expectancies for each labor activity performed within your warehouse.

Solving Defective Items, Poor Packaging, and Inventory Discrepancies  Oct 10, 2007 9:36 PM By Wayne Teres

A look at the three categories usually omitted from a fulfillment accuracy measuring system

A Few Thoughts about WMS Integration  Oct 03, 2007 8:05 PM By Ernie Schell

Every distribution center requires the functions provided by a warehouse management mystem (WMS) to control inventory movements, from receiving and put-away to picking and packing well as the management of returns.

Prime real estate  Oct 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Boden, the British apparel cataloger, was nearing annual sales of $100 million in the United States. But it had to ship every order from its Leicester,






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