June 1, 2002




Computer Mailers Big on Government Sales

Computer catalogers may or may not be in favor of bigger government — but they are seeking bigger government and institutional sales.
According to information technology (IT) reseller Government Technology Services, the U.S. government will spend $48 billion on IT products …

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June 1, 2002




talking heads

PAULA QUENEMOE, Executive Vice President, Jagged Edge Mountain Gear, Moab, UT
We got into trouble, and our viability came into question. It was at that point that we decided to restructure the way we do everything. We closed the warehouse …

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June 1, 2002




Same but Different

It’s always fun to play with a new version of a favorite toy. What’s even more fun, though, is when the upgraded toy looks just like the one you know and love, but offers a slew of snazzy features that …

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June 1, 2002




Operations and Management: Catalogers’ View of Priority Mail: %@#$

Not only are Priority Mail rates going up at the end of this month, but the U.S. Postal Service is also changing the way it prices parcels.
On June 30, the price of a 1-lb. Priority Mail package will increase 10%, …

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In News

May 1, 2002




Fab Five

The results are in, and the winners are clear. According to a Warehousing Education and Research Council survey conducted in July 2001, there are only five technologies in use by 50% or more of the total of 258 respondents. The companies surveyed, all …

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May 1, 2002




NEW DOG OLD TRiCK

You can applaud the skill of a prestidigitator even if you suspect that his act is all done with mirrors. But in a tough economy, when time and money are still the only game in town, the new efficiencies that …

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In Inventory, Shipping/Delivery

May 1, 2002




Modern Maturity

Like people of a certain age, warehouse management systems are starting to show signs of wear. Intimations of maturity are apparent in the WMS market’s contraction. According to ARC Advisory Group of Dedham, MA, the global WMS market slid 6% between 2000 …

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May 1, 2002




Pet Supplies Cataloger Shakes Off Lawsuit

Pet supplies cataloger Doctors Foster & Smith professes not to be concerned about being sued by Novartis Animal Health U.S. In a suit filed on March 22, Greensboro, NC-based Novartis, a manufacturer of pet medications, accused the Rhinelander, WI-based cataloger, along …

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May 1, 2002




Operations Roundtable: The Back End Takes a Front Seat

In February, Catalog Age met in Richmond, VA, with nine catalog operations executives. Some worked at large, multititle mailers, others at small companies barely out of the start-up stage. But they all had plenty to say about staffing, cutting costs, …

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In Channel Integration, Shipping/Delivery

May 1, 2002




staying in shape

The year was 1909. The United States of America consisted of 46 states, William Howard Taft was president, mailing a letter cost two cents, the Model T was introduced — and Pendleton Woolen Mills shipped its first blanket.
From this humble beginning, Pendleton, …

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