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October 21, 2014




JD.com Launches Warehouse and Logistics Initiative in Time for Singles’ Day

JD.com, a Chinese-based ecommerce company, announced the launch of its warehouse and logistics initiative ahead of China’s Singles Day, 11/11, which produced sales of $5.75 billion last year.

This is part of a $1 billion push to expand storage and processing …

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In Ecommerce, Global

key performance indicators, KPIs, operations and fulfillment, warehouse/distribution Center, distribution center, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-consumer operations, performance metrics, employee productivity, employee coaching, manager training

October 4, 2014




Your 2014 Guide to Warehouse Management Systems

Here’s the most comprehensive guide to warehouse management systems that serve direct-to-customer fulfillment locations.
You’ll find not only a comprehensive list, but comprehensive data about theses systems and the companies that manufacture and support them.
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In vendor roundup

key performance indicators, KPIs, operations and fulfillment, warehouse/distribution Center, distribution center, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-consumer operations, performance metrics, employee productivity, employee coaching, manager training

September 29, 2014




Tip Sheet: Managing Your Warehouse

Managing a multichannel warehouse is a fairly easy thing. All you have to do is manage the labor, the freight and the inventory. And from there, a thousand other factors assault you.

In this Tip Sheet from Multichannel Merchant, you …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, tip-sheet

Enterprise Resource Planning, OMS, order management system, warehouse management system, WMS, ERP

August 19, 2014




IRS Tax Change Will Impact Warehouse Owners

Starting this tax year, a major change to the Internal Revenue Service code will impact how owners of business property assets, including warehouses and distribution centers, can deduct expenses for work done on their facilities.

In some cases it will …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

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July 29, 2014




10 Ways to Improve Warehouse Efficiency and Reduce Costs

A client quipped the other day, “You know, managing a multichannel warehouse is a pretty easy thing.  All you have to do is manage the labor, the freight and the inventory!”  And from there a thousand other factors assault you.

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In Fulfillment, Operations & Fulfillment

Enterprise Resource Planning, OMS, order management system, warehouse management system, WMS, ERP

June 3, 2014




Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse Control Systems: Partners in Distribution Efficiency

Experts in operations and fulfillment agree there is a place for both cloud-based warehouse management systems (WMS) and locally installed warehouse control systems (WCS). This is because the high volume of distribution center traffic, driven by the explosive growth in …

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In Analytics, Ecommerce

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July 25, 2016




Operations Summit 2017 Call for Speakers Now Open

Are you an operations and fulfillment professional with a great, compelling story to tell that will educate and inform your industry peers? If so, we want to hear from you!

The 6th annual Operations Summit (March 27-29 at the David …

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In Automation, Contact Center

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July 21, 2016




Are Your Customer-Facing Systems and People Meeting Expectations?

I just got a letter from my pharmacy, part of a top chain, saying that as part of an audit five months ago they found I had been overcharged by 33 cents, with the check enclosed. I’m sure it’s …

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In Blog, customer experience

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July 21, 2016




Ecommerce Growth Leading to Tighter Distribution Center Availability

Continuing growth in ecommerce is fueling a tight market for distribution and fulfillment centers space, either leased, purchased or through a partner, as companies look to expand their networks to meet growing consumer demand for rapid parcel delivery.

According to …

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In Fulfillment, Must Reads

July 15, 2016




Top Omni-channel Commerce Problems & How to Solve Them

Top Omni-channel Commerce Problems & How to Solve Them: What You Need To Succeed In ECommerce
 

The vast majority of ecommerce platforms on the market today are composed of poorly integrated siloed applications. Built to meet yesterday’s ecommerce, they require …

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