November 1, 2000
Everybody’s getting into the act. We’ve seen all the major catalog management systems become Internet-enabled. Now the warehouse management systems (WMS) are following suit. One of the more interesting of these is the Catalyst Warehouse Management System. With a Web-browser …More...
August 9, 2001
August 1, 2001
If you’re fulfilling orders from outside the U.S., you’re in for the trip of a lifetime. Pack this guide to dealing with the snarls of red tape, exorbitant shipping costs, and postal snafus that await you
Mail-order merchants shipping …
August 1, 2001
Most ‘new technology’ firms have trouble stating what they do
The technology marketplace is rife with weeds posing as exotic flora. Razor-edged grasses and thorns abound, making the bleeding edge as dangerous a place as it has always been.
July 19, 2001
Reno, NV—Looks like more bad news for wireless products marketer iGo Corp. On July 17—the same day iGo (Nasdaq: IGOC) announced a 27% staff reduction—the marketer received notification from Nasdaq that its stock was subject to delisting for failing …More...
October 1, 2000
Productivity Improvement and Cost Reduction The overall goals of the executive in charge of fulfillment should be three-fold:
- provide fast order turnaround;
- perform it competently and accurately; and
- produce the results economically.
This final chapter brings into …
July 1, 2001
PC Connection has had success auctioning printers and desktop computers online.
A third-party auction Website can expose a cataloger to a new audience of prospects
Here’s a sign that online business-to-business auctions are coming of age: Web auction giant eBay …