October 1, 2010




HOW LINKEDIN HELPS TRAINER’S WAREHOUSE ENGAGE CUSTOMERS

LIKE MOST MERCHANTS, TRAINER’S WAREHOUSE has found that some social media tactics work better than others. So what’s been successful for the training materials cataloger? LinkedIn, according to president Susan Landay.
Landay said during a NEMOA presentation that Trainer’s Warehouse …

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April 8, 2014




How to Move Outdated Inventory

Now that spring has finally arrived, retailers are spring cleaning their warehouses to make room for the latest products and trends. In a hyper-competitive retail environment, offloading inventory requires a calculated approach to maximize profits and space.

Here are a …

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April 7, 2014




7 Trends That Are Disrupting the Retail Industry

Although it’s only April, 2014 is proving to be a transformative year for retail. Every aspect of the industry — from manufacturing to ecommerce — is on the brink of a fundamental shift.

To stay competitive, you must learn how to use …

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September 16, 2010




How LinkedIn Helps Trainer’s Warehouse Engage Customers

Like most merchants, Trainer’s Warehouse has found that some social media tactics work better than others. So what’s been successful for the training materials cataloger? LinkedIn, according to president Susan Landay.
Speaking at the NEMOA fall conference in …

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September 14, 2010




How Barcode Use Can Help Reduce Warehouse Costs

While barcodes have been in use for many years in shipping and manifesting systems, many warehouses still don’t fully use this technology. That’s a shame, because barcodes help you reduce costs and increase control of your operation.
Among other functions, …

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In Technology

September 1, 2010




How to Reduce Warehouse Costs

Merchants always want to improve their warehouse operations and reduce costs, especially when the economy is down. Typically, you can make the most effective changes in labor management; other key areas are slotting and radio frequency technology. Here are a …

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August 30, 2010




Proper Slotting Can Reduce Warehouse Costs

Slotting, or determining where each item should be located, is one of the most overlooked aspects of running a warehouse. If your distribution center is trying to control or reduce costs and meet customer expectations, proper product placement is essential.

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August 17, 2010




How to Reduce Warehouse Labor Management Costs

Merchants always want to improve their warehouse operations and reduce costs, especially when the economy is down. Typically, you can make the most effective changes in labor management.
After outbound shipping costs, labor represents the largest single operating cost factor, …

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March 25, 2014




UPS Opens Expansion of European Air Hub

UPS announced this week that it has opened a $200 million expansion of its European air hub facility at the Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany. This facility is one of the largest investments in the shipping titan’s history.

The expansion, …

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March 24, 2014




How Small Merchants Meet Operational Challenges

Whether you’re in the startup phase or ready for the next big push with your ecommerce business, planning for growth is no easy task.

As Fairytale Brownies co-founder David Kravetz points out, you can strive to exceed customer expectations …

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