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August 30, 2013




The Amazon Warehouse Boom

Amazon has been making major investments into building more warehouses in order to bring more products, to more people, the fastest way possible. In fact, according to a recent article in Businessweek, Amazon has spent nearly $14 billion since 2010 to build 50 …

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In Ecommerce, Global

October 1, 2007




Across the street and into the warehouse

Time to visit the lifeblood of any catalog business: the distribution center. But to get to Orchard Brands’ DC from headquarters, you must cross the street. It’s not a highly traveled road but there’s no bridge or stoplight letting drivers …

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In News, Operations & Fulfillment

August 8, 2007




Expanding Existing Warehouse Capacity

Is your warehouse running out of space? Are cramped quarters on your receiving dock limiting the growth of the business? Addressing the following tips could add-on two to five more years in your facility. Here are the top 15 elements we …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013

July 16, 2007




O&F Warehouse headlines

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October 8, 2008




Consider the Customer Before Warehouse Cutbacks

Given the recent chaos on Wall Street, now is a good time to be concerned about the financial health of your organization. And if there is any one place where you should be looking to find efficiencies and cost savings, …

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In Operations & Fulfillment

August 20, 2008




Gatorade Warehouse Drinks Up the Sun

Ever thought about going solar with your warehouse? That’s what Gatorade, a division of PepsiCo, is doing with its 797,000 sq.-ft. manufacturing/warehouse/distribution center in Tolleson, AZ. The company is installing a photovoltaic solar energy system that is …

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August 20, 2008




Measure and Motivate to Improve Warehouse Operations

Want to improve your warehouse’s operational performance? Consider an employee incentive program. But before you can offer incentives for better performance, you’ll need to take some basic measurements of your current performance so that you have a starting …

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August 6, 2008




Is Your Warehouse ‘Employee Friendly?’

The warehouse isn’t exactly the cheeriest of work environments. But your distribution center doesn’t have to be a gloomy, depressing place that your employees hate coming to every day. There are a lot of things you can do …

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July 30, 2008




Look at Processes First when Improving Your Warehouse

When looking to improve the efficiency of your warehouse, it’s always best focus on processes first before investing in new equipment and software. Otherwise you’re putting the cart before the horse. First, you need to look at your …

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July 16, 2008




Tread Lightly When Improving Warehouse Operations

A period of economic downturn can be a great opportunity to plan out and implement improvements in your warehouse operations. You might, for example, aim to significantly lower labor costs, reduce error rates, decrease stockouts, or improve the quality of …

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