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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

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April 12, 2016




Ingram Micro Announces New Global Commerce and Fulfillment Strategy

Ingram Micro Commerce & Fulfillment Solutions, a strategic business unit of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced the official launch of its new strategy at ingrammicrocommerce.com, focused on providing brands and retailers with global commerce growth opportunities.

The new …

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In Fulfillment, 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

August 7, 2013




8 Tips for Designing Your Warehouse

When it comes to the ecommerce world, it’s all about efficiency, speed, and accuracy. And while the marketing messages and inventory technology need to be on point, if your warehouse is not set up to sufficiently handle the orders, …

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In Inventory, Must Reads

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April 8, 2016




Choosing the Right Order Fulfillment Automation Solution

Direct-to-customer retailers in 2016 are constantly being asked to address the needs of individual shoppers. They’re seeing double-digit growth in a business that requires them to fulfill orders of low line numbers, often just a single item, compared to bulk …

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In Automation, executive summary

Enterprise Resource Planning, ERP, order management, order management system, operations and fulfillment, retail operations

April 7, 2016




Meeting Direct-to-Customer Order Fulfillment Demands

The consumer appetite for next-day and same-day order fulfillment can stretch DCs to their limits. DCs with processes and procedures in place to drive efficiency for wave-based batch picking throughput must address new challenges presented by direct-to-consumer (DTC) and ecommerce …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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April 6, 2016




Bluefly Debuts New Logo, Branding and Platform

Bluefly is updating its look, and starting today, customers visiting the largest online fashion destination and marketplace with over 2,500 brands will notice changes to the company’s logo and branding on its new traditional and mobile platforms, as well as a …

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In customer experience, Ecommerce

Operations Summit 2016

April 4, 2016




Operations Summit Will Help With Your Systems, Fulfillment Strategies

I go to lots of conferences, but for me, the Operations Summit is the most helpful to our clients and our consulting practice at F. Curtis Barry & Company. Why? It is dedicated exclusively to improving direct-to-customer and omnichannel operations, presenting …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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July 25, 2013




Ordoro Brings Amazon’s Warehouse to the Masses

Ordoro brings Amazon’s warehouse expertise to the masses (via PR Newswire)
Download image Ordoro logo AUSTIN, Texas, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ordoro today announced their partnership with Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) to bring Amazon’s warehousing and order fulfillment expertise to …

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In Ecommerce, Operations & Fulfillment

April Fools

April 1, 2016




Week in Review: It’s April, Fools!

Trader Joe’s is closing all its stores, and the sky is falling. April Fools’ Day came one day early for fans (like me) of the specialty grocer. But the joke was on Yahoo News, which posted the faux Trader Joe’s …

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In News, PR Newswire

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March 29, 2016




U.S. Retailers are Often Oblivious to Cross-Border Selling

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There’s a whole world of ecommerce shoppers, but U.S.-based merchants say they are not ready to embrace the cross-border shopper. According to Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2016 survey, …

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In cross-border, Global

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