January 4, 2011




Customize Warehouse Equipment Safety Training for Your DC

Read Part 1 now: The Basics of Forklift Safety
When it comes to warehouse safety, adhering to the Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA) requirements is key: Every company that uses industrial equipment must certify that its employees have been trained …

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Warehouse/Distribution Center

December 22, 2010




Orchard Brands to Close MA Warehouse; Move Jobs to Blair Facility

Multititle mailer Orchard Brands plans to move 75 to 100 jobs from its Beverly, MA-based distribution center to its Blair Corp. unit’s fulfillment facility located in Irvine, PA. The Beverly DC is 240,000 sq. ft. and the Irvine, PA DC is 931,000 sq. …

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In Channel Integration

December 1, 2010




Improving Peak-period Warehouse Performance

You made it through the last peak period, but it wasn’t pretty. Maybe your warehouse was stretched beyond capacity, disorganized and hard to navigate. Or perhaps you used more overtime than planned, and your operation still wasn’t able to meet …

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In Operations & Fulfillment

November 24, 2010




Brady Buys ID Warehouse of Australia

Brady Corp., a Milwaukee-based manufacturer/marketer of industrial signage, security, and safety products, has acquired New South Wales, Australia-based identification and security products supplier ID Warehouse. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Founded in 1994, ID Warehouse specializes in security …

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November 1, 2010




What to look for in a Warehouse Management System

Determining the best software system for managing warehouse functions can be a confusing proposition, given the number of available options and merchants’ varying needs.
Most options provide the essentials required to operate a basic warehouse. Many order management systems (OMS) …

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In Operations & Fulfillment

October 1, 2010




HOW LINKEDIN HELPS TRAINER’S WAREHOUSE ENGAGE CUSTOMERS

LIKE MOST MERCHANTS, TRAINER’S WAREHOUSE has found that some social media tactics work better than others. So what’s been successful for the training materials cataloger? LinkedIn, according to president Susan Landay.
Landay said during a NEMOA presentation that Trainer’s Warehouse …

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September 16, 2010




How LinkedIn Helps Trainer’s Warehouse Engage Customers

Like most merchants, Trainer’s Warehouse has found that some social media tactics work better than others. So what’s been successful for the training materials cataloger? LinkedIn, according to president Susan Landay.
Speaking at the NEMOA fall conference in …

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In Social Media

September 14, 2010




How Barcode Use Can Help Reduce Warehouse Costs

While barcodes have been in use for many years in shipping and manifesting systems, many warehouses still don’t fully use this technology. That’s a shame, because barcodes help you reduce costs and increase control of your operation.
Among other functions, …

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In Technology

September 1, 2010




How to Reduce Warehouse Costs

Merchants always want to improve their warehouse operations and reduce costs, especially when the economy is down. Typically, you can make the most effective changes in labor management; other key areas are slotting and radio frequency technology. Here are a …

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In News, Operations & Fulfillment

August 30, 2010




Proper Slotting Can Reduce Warehouse Costs

Slotting, or determining where each item should be located, is one of the most overlooked aspects of running a warehouse. If your distribution center is trying to control or reduce costs and meet customer expectations, proper product placement is essential.

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