November 1, 2004




twelve for the road

No matter which carrier you use, there are ways to radically cut your shipping costs, according to Mark Taylor, CEO of Plymouth, MI-based Taylor Systems Engineering Corp. and a leading authority on logistics and warehouse productivity. He suggests implementing the 12…

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November 1, 2004




Keeping Within the Spirits of the Law

During the past year liquor wholesalers have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the constitutional right of a state to regulate, and restrict, the sale of liquor by mail within its borders. According to Washington-based lobbying group Wine …

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November 1, 2004




Facility Planning

KEVIN HUME Director, Consulting Services ESYNC

Imagine being able to predict the exact throughput of your facility, the precise times you’ll need to bring in those ten extra workers, just how much return on investment your expensive forklifts will generate …

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November 1, 2004




Keeping A-OK with OSHA

Section 5 (a) (1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, which established the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), states that each employer is responsible for providing “a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that are causing …

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November 1, 2004




In the Midst of the Storm

Boca Raton, FL-based jewelry cataloger Seta Corp. is thankful that it fared as well as it did through the two hurricanes — Frances and Jeanne — which hit its area this year, says chief operating officer Tim Holody. “In terms of impact …

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November 1, 2004




Creating a Realistic IT Spending Plan

As a major capital investment, enterprise systems play a significant role in the corporate budgeting process for any direct merchant. No matter how you approach it — even if you outsource your operations or your marketing database or, ultimately, your entire …

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November 1, 2004




Posh Tots Product Line Grows Up

Posh Tots is targeting posh adults. The Richmond, VA-based cataloger of upscale furnishings for children plans to launch Posh Living, a Website selling luxury furnishings for grown-ups, by the end of the year. Posh Living will be integrated on the …

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November 1, 2004




Big Shot

MIDWAYUSA INC. of Columbia, MO, is a mega-player in the shooting business. The company serves a worldwide customer base, offering a menu of more than 50,000 SKUs. Entrées run the gamut from shooting, reloading, and gunsmithing supplies to hunting and …

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October 27, 2004




Financial Reports: Schein, RedEnvelope

Schein Net Income Down on Fluvirine Third-quarter net income at Melville, NY-based Henry Schein (Nasdaq: HSIC) fell 29%, to $31.5 million from $44.3 million last year. The medical, dental, and veterinary supplier blamed the decline on this year’s lack of Fluvirin influenza vaccine, …

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October 14, 2004




Northern Safety Cofounder Seeks to Dissolve Partnership

CATALOG AGE learned that Salvatore Longo, president of Frankfort, NY-based safety supplies cataloger Northern Safety Co., has filed court documents to dissolve the partnership of the company, which he founded with his brother Ronald, who serves as the company’s …

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