November 1, 2000




Alligator Wrestling

Warehousing and distribution are suddenly in the spotlight as critical elements of the direct commerce formula. Responsibility for distribution requires proactive and performance-oriented managers. When you’re up to your armpits in alligators, it’s hard to remember that your original objective …

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Ship

November 1, 2000




News You Can Use

Logistics functions farmed out; WMS rescued from near-death experience
Inside Out Along with their expanded role in direct-to-customer fulfillment, outsourcers are now viewed as vital partners in strategic planning and supply chain management at companies in a wide range of …

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November 1, 2000




Workshop

“How has WMS software maker Haven Corp.’s demise affected you?”
I had left Haven Corp. a couple of weeks before the announcement was made that it was shutting down. I wasn’t aware that the announcement was coming, but in …

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November 1, 2000




New House rules?

As is the case every other year, all 435 House seats are up for reelection. The good news is that the more cataloger-friendly representatives are, in the words of Roll Call, the independent newspaper that covers Capitol Hill, “safe” bets to …

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November 1, 2000




Statement of Ownership

United States Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation.
1. Publication Title: Operations & Fulfillment. 2. Publication Number: 1069-6083. 3. Filing Date: 10/1/00. 4. Issue Frequency: Seven times per year in January, March, May, July, September, October, and November. 5. Number of Issues Published Annually: 7. 6. Annual …

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November 1, 2000




Page Digital

If your company is ready to decrease order-time, forecast response, expand into e-commerce, and increase profitability at a phenomenal rate, Page would like to hear from you.
Call (800) 569-1122 or visit us at www.synaro.com for a free intro …

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November 1, 2000




.Com Distribution

With 90-minute click-to-ship processing, real-time inventory reporting and unsurpassed client care, Dotcom Distribution offers fulfillment solutions that meet today’s demand for service, convenience and reliability. Tel:1-888-287-7909. www.docomdist.com

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October 1, 2000




SPIN-OFFS

Fisher-Price gets dressed Toy manufacturer/mailer launches apparel book Hoping to clothe the kids who play with its toys, Fisher-Price mailed more than 1 million copies of a 32-page apparel catalog in August.
The Clothes for Little People book sells apparel …

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October 1, 2000




introduction

Then and Now As we enter the second millennium, it is fitting to dust off an old classic: Fenvessy on Fulfillment: The Catalog Executive’s Guide, a manual published in 1988 but still considered the definitive source of information about the direct-to-customer …

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October 1, 2000




backword

Not feather, leather In our August issue, we reported that apparel trends were driving home decor styles (see “Fashion dressing up home,” page 6). And sure enough, when we received the upscale bedding catalog Turiya (from Hanover Direct), we were hardly …

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