November 1, 2000




Moving Target

If you sell online, you are a high-profile target for credit card fraud. Catalogers and retailers have a fraudulent credit card rate of 1% or less, compared to 1.5% – and climbing – for online merchants. Since all illegitimate charges are the …

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In Order Mgmt, Payment/Security

November 1, 2000




ROAD TEST

Installing new systems is like watching your worst enemy go over a cliff in your mint-condition Cadillac: “Oh yes! Oh no!” Every business looks forward to the significant improvements that come from updated technology, including enhanced functionality, increased productivity, and …

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In Inventory, Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013

November 1, 2000




MICHAEL B. BARRETT

What got you started in distribution?
My family ran cut-and-sew factories, and I started working there when I was 15, cleaning toilets and working summers. My first job out of college was with a company called Sonoco Products, a paper manufacturer. …

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In Inventory, Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013

November 1, 2000




ABC, 123

Activity-based costing is a potent tool to calculate your direct and indirect costs accurately. In the first of a two-part series, logistics expert Terrance L. Pohlen defines and explains the technique
If you knew that one of the personalized services …

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Ship

November 1, 2000




FULFILLMENT Last-minute gift-wrapping tips

Are you ready for the holiday order crush? Given the problems that some catalogers and Web marketers had forecasting inventory needs and fulfilling holiday orders last year, gift-wrapping strategies probably weren’t a priority. But if you offer gift-wrapping, you must …

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In News

November 1, 2000




More RedEnvelopes in the mail

Don’t call upscale gifts purveyor RedEnvelope an online merchant. “We view ourselves as a multichannel marketer,” says CEO Martin McClanan. And the San Francisco-based company is backing up the statement with cold, hard cash. In August it received $33 million in …

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In News

November 1, 2000




CHANNEL YOUR POWER

Managing multiple fulfillment avenues calls for a flawless performance. Get the choreography right with these steps from seven successful merchants
Remember when the Web was touted as the only way to order everything, from auto accessories to clothing to groceries? …

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In Channel Integration, Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013

November 1, 2000




QSSI

QSSI provides warehouse management software and complete implementation services for e-commerce and direct mail response fulfillment. Easy to learn, easy to use and rapid development are a few benefits of PowerHouse/WMS. Call us 732-885-1919 or visit www.qssi-wms….

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In Uncategorized

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

October 1, 2000




fenvessy on personnel

Writing the Job Description As in most enterprises, the success of a fulfillment operation depends, in large part, on the quality of its people at all levels of the organization.
Sound personnel practices begin with an accurate definition of the …

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Shipping/Delivery

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