Warehouse/Distribution Center, warehouse, distribution center, fulfillment center, ecommerce fulfillment, retail fulfillment

November 19, 2015




Retail Operations Needs Closer Partnerships with Other Departments

Most management teams expect their departments and senior managers to be synergistic and achieve sales, profit and other goals set. However in practice are your relationships as good as they can be? Clearly at the heart of some of this …

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November 16, 2015




Borrow B2C Website Features to Enhance Your B2B Ecommerce Site

The B2B and B2C markets operate in contrast to each other. In general, B2B buyers are more knowledgeable of the products they buy and better understand the value associated with it.

B2B buyers must also be …

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free shipping, ecommerce fulfillment, Pitney Bowes, same-day delivery, consumer survey, holiday shopping season, 2015 holiday shopping

November 12, 2015




Most Shippers Not Prepared for Holiday Season Challenges

Most retailers are not well prepared to handle several shipping issues this holiday season, according to a new survey from shipping and fulfillment software company Temando.

The October survey polled over 200 micro, small, mid-sized and enterprise retailers about a range …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Returns

March 14, 2012




2 Tips Before You Make a Major Warehouse Purchase

Gary Meyer, senior director of operations at nutrition products merchant Herbalife, offers a couple of tips for when your company is considering a major purchase of equipment or software for your warehouse.
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March 7, 2012




9 Tips for Improving Warehouse Productivity

We all want to improve our warehouse efficiency. It’s a never-ending vicious cycle, at times, but there are things merchants can do to make their operations run smoothly.
So here are 9 tips for improving your warehouse productivity:
Create a …

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Walmart, Wal-Mart Stores, Amazon, delivery drones, ecommerce fulfillment, Google, Amazon Prime Air, Google Project Wing

October 27, 2015




Walmart Enters Drone Airspace with Amazon, Google

[caption id="attachment_74726" align="alignright" width="300"] A SZ DJI Technology Co. drone, made in China[/caption]

Wal-Mart Stores on Monday applied to the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to begin outdoor testing of drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and …

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October 15, 2015




How Do My DTC Fulfillment Costs Compare?

In my last blog post, I mentioned that we typically see that efficient, conventional warehouses with minimal automation have total warehouse costs per order (TWC) between $3 and $4.50 for direct-to-customer companies. You might say, “For what sized company?”

To show how …

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UPS, FedEx, peak holiday season 2015, ecommerce fulfillment, Holiday 2015

October 13, 2015




Pottery Barn, West Elm Already Giving Holiday Shipping Cutoffs

You might still be looking for your Halloween costume, but for major retailers, holiday prep has already started.

Last week, the StellaService team spotted both Pottery Barn and West Elm posting holiday shipping cutoff dates for December 24th delivery on …

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