February 6, 2013

9 Ways to Improve Warehouse Productivity

No matter where you decide to locate your facility, your order fulfillment operations are critical when it comes to creating a positive customer experience. So it’s imperative that your warehouse functions at peak operational efficiency.

Here are some steps …


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

Ecommerce fulfillment, distribution center, Monoprice, Amazon, Dollar General, Ace Hardware, Home Depot, QVC, Primark

August 5, 2015

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Aug. 5, 2015

Here is a listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers:

Amazon is looking to hire 500 to staff its new 1 million-square-foot distribution center set to open this fall in Carteret, NJ, which will be …


In Operations & Fulfillment, Warehouse/Distribution Center

January 14, 2013

Why Warehouse Automation Leads to Better Labor Conditions

Retailers have been faced with big challenges, including the emergence of smartphone shopping and the continued ecommerce boom. It is no secret that today’s ecommerce shoppers now expect to receive items quickly. Since retailers frequently offer comparable products at …


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

Jet.com, Marc Lore, Amazon, Walmart.com, ecommerce, ecommerce marketplace, Diapers.com

August 3, 2015

Jet Sets Bold Goal of $20 Billion by 2020

The July 21 launch of Jet.com gave a good indication of its hoped-for trajectory to $20 billion in annual sales by 2020, according to founder and CEO Marc Lore.

“We did over $1 million in sales on the first day, which was well …


In Campaign, Drop Shipping

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

August 3, 2015

Are You Holding Onto Your Fulfillment System Too Long?

In many cases, businesses are holding onto installed order management and ERP systems for more than 10 years – sometimes 15+ years – if they believe they’re the right fit. On the face of it, this is sound thinking considering the time and …


In Blog, Fulfillment


July 31, 2015

Week in Review: eBay Now Same-Day Service Grounded

While the same-day delivery segment is getting hotter with more entrants all the time, eBay is going in the other direction by shutting down its eBay Now same-day delivery service in several markets, and also ending another pilot that provided …


In Ecommerce, Executive

Warehouse/Distribution Center, distribution center, fulfillment center, Walmart, QVC, Simon & Schuster, FedEx, Urban Outfitters, Conn's HomePlus

July 27, 2015

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, July 27, 2015

Here is a listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers:

Walmart opened a new 1.2 million-square-foot distribution center in Bethlehem, PA, featuring state-of-the-art automation and warehousing systems and employing about 400 full-time workers.

Officials in …


In Fulfillment, News

November 27, 2012

2012 Warehouse Management Systems Roundup

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.

You’ll learn about staffing, customer …


In Channel Integration, Operations & Fulfillment

November 16, 2012

Wayfair.com Doubles Warehouse Space for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Wayfair.com, an online retailer of home goods, has doubled its warehouse space by adding a total of 200,000 sq. ft. to its facilities in Hebron, KY, and Ogden, UT in preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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In Email, Operations & Fulfillment


July 16, 2015

Consumers Were Not Impressed With Amazon’s Prime Day

[caption id="attachment_68944" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Overall, consumers were not impressed with Amazon’s Prime Day, and took to social media with their complaints.[/caption]

Wednesday turned out to be a Prime Day for Amazon… to hold a garage sale.

That …


In News, PR Newswire

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