May 1, 2003




Haunted Warehouse

THE ST. LOUIS-BASED LEMP BREWERY once produced the most popular beer in the world. At its apogee the massive facility filled several city blocks, and sold suds from St. Louis to Singapore. Even upstart Anheuser-Busch could not compete with the …

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April 23, 2003




This Year’s Must-Have: A Warehouse Management System

Looking for a WMS? This could be the best time to buy. A mature but stable market, with falling prices and more feature-rich, reliable applications to choose from, has brought warehouse management systems into the limelight this year. A new …

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April 1, 2003




Ape in the Warehouse

PRIDE OF AMERICA (POA) supplies U.S. emblems and medal paraphernalia to customers worldwide. Labor costs associated with picking inventory were almost half of the total cost of order fulfillment, so the Sudsbury, MA-based cataloger moved to an automated pick-to-light …

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April 1, 2003




Eziba Rebounding from Warehouse Collapse

The blizzard that attacked the East Coast on Presidents’ Day weekend caused the roof of fulfillment services provider ClientLogic’s warehouse in Dover, DE, to collapse on Feb. 17. The weight of more than two feet of snow on the flat-roof building …

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February 19, 2003




’Snow Joke: Warehouse Collapse Halts Catalog Fulfillment

Presidents’ Day was hardly a cause for celebration for catalog fulfillment services provider ClientLogic thanks to the heavy snowfall along the eastern coast this past weekend. On Feb. 17 at 6:30 a.m., the roof of the company’s Dover, DE, warehouse …

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February 1, 2003




Warehouse Management Sidebar: Smooth Operator

Perfect product flow may be only a theory, but some companies come enviably closer to its practice than others. Third-party logistics provider Automated Distribution Systems of Edison, NJ, for example, operates with an accuracy rate of 99.85% while moving 27 million units …

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October 15, 2002




Micro Warehouse Spins off Government/Education Unit

Norwalk, CT-based computer cataloger Micro Warehouse on Oct. 15 launched a wholly-owned subsidiary Micro Warehouse Gov/Ed. Headquartered in Ashburn, VA, the new division will focus on Micro Warehouse’s established $450 million annual rate-run public-sector business by supporting government and educational …

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May 1, 2002




Warehouse Workflow HANDBOOK

Variety may be the spice of life, but too much of either variety or spice leads to imbalance. The inherently variable nature of warehouse and distribution operations is both a curse and a blessing. On the one hand, it is …

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April 23, 2002




Appleseed’s breaks ground on warehouse addition

Seeking greater efficiencies and improved fulfillment speed, mature women’s apparel cataloger Appleseed’s on April 22 broke ground on an 88,000-sq.-ft. expansion of its existing 90,000-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in Beverly, MA.
The new space, which will be completed …

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March 1, 2002




One Warehouse or Two?

A multichannel marketer based in Southern California needed help. A thriving company with 30 stores, a catalog, and a Website, it was ready to expand to the East Coast. It had two West Coast warehouses, one for retail and one for …

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