May 1, 2001




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Pick It Up
Imagine having picking accuracy guaranteed 100%. Westbrook, ME-based FastPic Systems claims that its new FastPic4 advanced inventory management and control software delivers perfect picking accuracy, allowing users to see actual pictures of inventory during the picking process to …

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In CRM

May 1, 2001




Anatomy of a Start-up

Bel Tesoro hopes to mailed its debut catalog by October
This month, Catalog Age introduces an occasional series tracking the progress of Bel Tesoro, a catalog start-up scheduled to launch this fall. We’ll not only follow the plans and actions …

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May 1, 2001




Cool It

Before you rush out to snap up industrial real estate, some caution may be warranted, warns Robert VonAncken, executive managing director of the Landauer Realty Group, which publishes a widely circulated annual real estate market forecast. VonAncken says he would “…

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May 1, 2001




Joining Forces

Companies have to ‘keep the main thing the main thing’
Direct-to-customer retailers choose to outsource because of the third-party fulfillment industry’s ability to provide overall fulfillment expertise and scalability, quick implementation time, variable service fee structure, and an established operating …

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May 1, 2001




Operations and Management: Low-Tech Inventory Control

Even if you don’t have the resources of an Office Depot or a Lands’ End, you can still improve your inventory flow and better communicate with vendors.
Try developing staged shipping commitments — having vendors deliver goods at prescheduled, staggered stages, …

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In News

April 3, 2001




Hanover Puts Three Catalogs On the Block

Weehawken, NJ—As its losses mount, multititle cataloger Hanover Direct (Amex: HNV) announced its intention to sell its upscale gifts and home decor catalog Gump’s by Mail, its men’s apparel titles International Male and Undergear, and its San Francisco-based …

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April 1, 2001




ALMOST THERE

THE JOURNEY to achieving supply chain efficiency may well remind you at times of that summer vacation from hell. You know, the one with the whole family packed into the station wagon, tires going flat when they roll over so …

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April 1, 2001




Electronic Catalog: The Key to Kiosks

The goal of in-store kiosks seems simple enough: Provide customers with access to the company’s Website to offer a value-added service and an increased merchandise selection. And after a slow start, the idea is catching on.
Many companies now realize …

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April 1, 2001




The Un-Union

MRO marketers Wilmar and Barnett merged last year — but don’t tell their customers
Six months ago, two of the biggest players in the MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) catalog market merged. And so far, probably not one of their catalog …

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April 1, 2001




BODY PARTS

The context from which measurements are taken determines their value
Scorecarding applications summarize and highlight data for quick analysis
If you owned a racing car, you would make sure your pit crew kept it in top running order. Every dial …

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